Being a politician is not an easy job, it is going to come with the hate, side talks and many will talk about you looting funds. Bola Tinubu is one man that is very wealthy, he has got lots of investments in Nigeria and has lots of cars and properties in different estates in Lagos. Details will be given to you in this article about Bola Tinubu car and his properties, other interesting facts about him will be stated here.
Bola Tinubu Cars Collection, Mansions, (Houses) & Hotels
Born in the year 1953 March 23 is Bola Tinubu, he is known as the Godfather of politics in Nigeria and he is known to be one of those who spearheaded the democracy movement in Nigeria. His mother was a trader and a Chief, she is known as the Iyaloja of Lagos and she is Chief Abibatu Mogaji, she started out as a trader and she used that in training her son in school. Bola Tinubu was privileged to come from a good family, he had what to eat and drink in abundance and his mother cared for him, he attended his primary school at St John primary school Aroloya and this was in Lagos and Children Home School Ibadan, after some years later, Tinubu went to the United States to further his education and he was able to attend the Richard J Daley College in Chicago and the University of Chicago, while he was there he studied and graduated with a degree in Accounting. Being in the United States for the first time was somewhat strange to him, he had to do several jobs and school at the same time to make ends meet, he was a bright student and his academic performance was not shaky, he was able to manage school and work at the same time. For him travelling to the United States and schooling there has been a dream come true, he sold his car which his uncle gave to him while his mother sold some of her trinkets, this made him work so hard and he was determined to excel and make it.
Bola Tinubu Biography
Graduating from the University, Tinubu was the best student which earned him a scholarship and he can tutor in an accounting department, he was so happy and he had so many companies calling up for employment, he got confused and asked his professor for help, his professor advised him to work with a company that will be relevant to his country and that was when he made a choice to work with Deloitte and Touche, this company was into the Oil and Gas sector and this was a big step up for him, he was working there for him to understand the business of the oil and gas, he later went to work for a telecommunications company but left there in a short while due to racism issues, this was his big break when he moved on to work for Mobil Oil and Gas United Kingdom, before moving to the one in Nigeria and later became the executive manager of the company. Having eyes on the political seat Tinubu made his way and he was ready to start his political career, he joined politics in the year 1992 and he started off with the Social Democratic Party and he was a member of the Faction People’s Front which was led by Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and other members joined like Yomi Edu, Dapo Sarumi and many others. That same year, Tinubu was elected the Nigeria senate and his tenure was short-lived due to the military rule which came up. Bola Tinubu became a founding member of the National Democratic Coalition and this group mobilized support for Democracy in Nigeria. Himself and other members joined hands together to fight for recognition of results in the June 12th results, all efforts to do this was not possible, as Military dictator Sani Abacha was involved and he was the one in charge, Bola Tinubu fled Nigeria in the year 1994 and he came back in the year 1998 right after Sani Abacha died and this ushered in a civilian rule to Nigeria.
Bola Tinubu Cars Collection
Let’s start with the cars of Bola Tinubu, an ordinary person normally will have 2 to 3 cars then a politician who is very wealthy, Bola Tinubu is said to have 30 cars of different brands, among the list of cars he has which are of different brands, he is seen to have armoured vehicles which are very expensive. A man of his caliber will drive expensive things or even wear expensive clothes, his tastes are very high with the kind of cars which he drives, this includes his amoured SUV which was severely damaged and was not fit to use again, this made Rotimi Amaechi gave him a new fleet of SUVs and they are seen parked in his residence, Bola Tinubu is one man that gets several gifts of cars from different governors and politicians in Nigeria and many are surprised because of the kind of loyalty and respect they give to him. He has an armoured Jeep Prado, this car is among the list of cars Bola Tinubu has and it’s a 7 seater with good air conditioning, we believe this car was even designed to his taste to help him survive a bomb attack, this car costs up to N50 million. Recent news came up about Bola Tinubu new armoured Land Rover Range Rover and it has been concluded that it was given to him as a gift by Babatunde Fashola, the sum total worth of the cars was estimated to be about N600 million which includes shipping fee and others.
Bola Tinubu Mansion, (Houses) & Hotels
Talking about Bola Tinubu’s properties, he has mansions and estates in Lagos state. Bola Tinubu has over 12 properties which are located in various places in Lagos state, some are said to cost over N500 million and many have been renovated with public funds, the hectares of land he has cannot even be mentioned, he has so many big mansions that you can’t count in Lagos and this has made it possible for him to be termed the wealthiest politician in Nigeria. Bola Tinubu constructed an “Oriental Hotel” which costs N25 billion naira and the hotel is very expensive in Lagos state, he has shares in lots of companies and he has been doing this with public funds and bundles of cash which he receives from different politicians in power. Bola Tinubu has a private jet and you know the cost of private jet is not a small amount of money, he has been seen in different places flying around, the current president of Nigeria- President Muhammadu Buhari and himself keeps a close tie relationship which has been for a long time now. Below are some of the address to Tinubu properties in Lagos state.
Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi, this is his current residence and it was renovated with over N600 million
Asokoro, Abuja: You should know that this estate was bought by the Lagos state government for N450 million in the year 2006 but it was then transferred to Tinubu due to the pension plan he signed before leaving the office.
Lekki Road: The land there is a 250 hectare, it was initially assigned to build a general hospital but was handed over to Tinubu and it is valued to be worth N36 billion.
Bola Tinubu Governor Of Lagos
Bola Tinubu contested for the office of Governor of Lagos under the Alliance for Democracy Party (ADP), he won the election and became the governor of Lagos State in the year 1999 and he promised 10,000 housing units for the poor, during his eight years which he ruled Lagos state he was able to make investments in education in the state, he built roads to the increasing population of Lagos state and he made other things possible. Bola Tinubu can be referred to as a man who has affected Lagos state in a positive and negative way, I know you must be wondering why this write up stated out positive and negative, researches about Tinubu will show so many things which he has done in Nigeria. He was charged to court for many things and he was brought on the trail for so many things like having 16 foreign accounts where he used to keep looted funds, he was accused of conspiracy, looted funds and abuse of power. This has made the masses doubt the wealth of Bola Tinubu, below we will give you information about Bola Tinubu cars, houses, and hotels in Nigeria, there might be others outside the country which we don’t even know about.
In Conclusion, we have given you interesting facts and details about Bola Tinubu house, cars, and Mansion and we believe this has been an interesting article for you to read.
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