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Lekan Balogun Biography: Age, Career, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Lekan Balogun was born in October 1942.

Lekan Balogun was appointed as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan in January 2022.

Lekan Balogun is a Nigerian politician, activist and former senator.

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Early Life

Lekan Balogun was born in October 1942.

Lekan Balogun was appointed as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan in January 2022.

Career

Lekan Balogun worked briefly before enrolling for his PhD at Ahmadu Bello University. He lectured at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

He ventured into business and has served as a member of board of directors of several businesses across different sectors.

Lekan Balogun joined politics and registered with Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and later defected to the Nigerian People’s Party (NPP).

In 1999, Lekan Balogun was elected to represent Oyo Central in the Nigerian senate under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He left the Nigerian senate in 2003.

He was the Mogaji to the Olubadan of Ibadan.

In 2021, Lekan Balogun was appointed to succeed Oba Adetunji as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan.

Education

Lekan Balogun studied English and Social Studies, gaining a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) at the Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts and master’s degree (with Distinction) in Theatre Arts from the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria.

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Personal Life

Lekan Balogun is married to 2 wives with youngsters. He’s a Muslim. 

He’s of Ali-Iwo heritage in Ibadan North East Native Authorities.

Lekan Balogun

Net Worth

Lekan Balogun is a Nigerian politician, activist and former senator. He has an estimated net worth of $10 millions.

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