Dr. Mahood Olalekan Ishola Balogun-Aliiwo, popularly know as Senator, Lekan Balogun was born in 3 October 1942, is a Nigeria Politician, Former Senator, Lekan Balogun is a erstwhile lawmaker, businessman, and an activist.
He is a man with immense knowledge and education and has served his state and the country at large in various political issues while elected as a Senator.
Lekan Balogun as a businessman he holds the title to be director of different companies related to oil and gas, trade, management consulting, export of non-oil items, travel, and tourism, and mechanized farming. And now after the passing of Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Mr. Oba Saliu Adetunji, he has been appointed as the newly Olubadan of Ibadanland.
Lekan Balogun Career
Lekan Balogun had his primary education at CAC Modern School, Anlugbua. When he became little understanding and youthful, he use to follow his sibling (Brother) who he was admitted to Rapid Result College in the United Kingdom to refresh his different performance. Around then, the Senator secretly use to read his siblings correspondence tutorial as his sibling was a government worker and use to read up for the General Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level (GCE O’L)
By reading his siblings correspondence tutorial exercise as it helps Lekan a great deal and he cleared the passing test which is said to be “G4” back then. He passed this qualify test when he was in the mid of the advanced school program and left the school without finishing the program.
Holding the qualifying certificate he stepped to the United Kingdom where he preceded his education for O and A levels certificated along with doing part-time job in his free time. He did all this under the age of 18 only.
Holding the qualifying certificate he stepped to the United Kingdom where he went before his schooling for O and A levels certificated alongside doing part-time job in his available time. He did this under the age of 18.
Later moving to the year 1973 of his education, he finished his Master’s Degree in Administration and Economics from the famous University. The name of the University isn’t referenced by him in his interview. However, subsequent to getting a Masters Degree he began working and following one and half year, he enrolled himself for Ph.D
Subsequent to selecting for Ph.D he continued his research work at Ahmedu Bello University centre for Social and Economic Research. he worked briefly before enrolling for his Post Graduate Degree (Ph.D) He lectured at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He ventured into business and have served as a member of board of director of several businesses across different sectors.
Olalekan Balogun joined politics and registered with People Redemption Party (PRP) and later surrendered to Nigeria People Party (NPP). In 1999, Lekan Balogun was chosen to represent Oyo Central in the Nigeria Senate under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He left the Nigerian Senate in 2013. He was the Mogaji to the Olubadan of Ibadan.
Senator, Mobile Olalekan is married to two spouses with children, he is a Muslim. He is of Ali-Iwo heritage in Ibadan North East Local Government, Oyo state. It is said that Lekan is currently 79 years of age has he recently celebrated his 79th Birthday on this 2021 October month. He has spent his adolescence alongside his sibling. however, his brother is no more, sadly and passed on before. According to our research.
Senator Lekan Balogun Family
More insights concerning Lekan’s family is less available in the media as he is presently 79 years of age, it is difficult to share about his dad and mom who left the world before. In any case, he has two siblings. His one sibling Mr. Hamzat Balogun kicked the bucket earlier, he was a Civil Servant. His other brother who is said to be younger than Lekan is a doctor and his name is Dr. Muhammad Kila Balogun. Muhammad Kila Balogun is presently representing the Oyo South Senatorial District in the National Assembly.
Ealier ago, Senator Lekan Balogun has been appointed as the newly Olubadan of Ibadanland, his family members, relatives, and companions are coming to his home to wish him.
Lekan Balogun Full name, Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign
Fullname: Dr. Mahood Olalekan Ishola Balogun-Aliiwo
Birthdate: between 1942
Zodiac Sign: Not Known
Mahood Olalekan Balogun Profession
When he was staying temporarily in the UK he developed his interest in white-black consciousness. And he by giving vent to his passion joined the leftist Marxist movement at that time.
Involving him into politics he joined the PRP party. Working in politics with honesty and passion helped him to step up to political ladders with grace. He after a few years got lots of respect and reputation in the politics of Oyo State.
After a few years, he becomes a renowned politician and activist and become the internatiorial candidate of NPP (Nigerian Peoples Party)
But due to unfavorable circumstances, he remained away from politics for almost 16 years. He then re-emerged for the election of Senator of the Federation Republic of Nigeria in 1999.
He then represented the Oyo Central Senatorial District. He worked as a senatorial representative from 199 – 2003. He along with working as a chairman of the Senate Committee was also a member of many Senate Committess that includes, security and intelligence, Police Affiars, Appropriate and Defence.
Lekan Balogun Wife Name
Based on a personal interview given by Lekan earlier in the yaer 2012. He is having two wives. But he didn’t reveal their names anywhere, according to him he said that his relationship with his wives is not based on physical attraction. He believes in mutual understanding in a relationship.
According to him, “I may have broken the hearts of a few girls before his marriage”. Earlier the news was out in the year 2018 that 5 years old twin children of Mr. Lekan was kidnapped and the kidnapper demand N100 million which was later reduced to N40 million.
Senator Lekan Balogun News
Erstwhile Senator Lekan Balogun has been appointed the newly Olubadan of Ibadanland.
Lekan Balogun Net Worth
Lekan Balogun is estimated to worth $10 million.
Who is Lekan Balogun?
He is Olubadan of Ibadan land and erstwhile Senator of the federation of Nigeria.
How old is Lekan Balogun
He is 79 years old as of 2022
When was Lekan Balogun born?
He was born in the year 1942.
What is Lekan Balogun Net worth
His net worth is $5 million $10 million USD approximately.