Folashade Tinubu-Ojo Biography: Everything About Tinubu’s First Daughter

Chief (Mrs.) Folashade Tinubu-Ojo (born June 17) is a the Iyaloja-General Of Lagos. She is the first daughter of the prominent Nigerian politician Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. 

On October 29, 2013, Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos decorated her as the Iyaloja-General of Nigeria. The role makes her responsible for overseeing all the markets in Nigeria.

Folashade Tinubu-Ojo
Folashade Tinubu-Ojo biography
Folashade Tinubu-Ojo is the first daughter of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Quick Facts
Name:Folashade Tinubu-Ojo
Born:June 17
Place of Birth:Lagos, States
Nationality:Nigerian
Alma mater:Middlesex University in London
Husband • Spouse:Hon. Oyetunde Ojo
Children:2
Occupation:Iyaloja-General
Net worth:US$4 million

Early Life

Mrs. Folashade Tinubu-Ojo was born on June 17 in Lagos State, Nigeria, to the family of Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his wife, Oluremi Tinubu. She had her early childhood experience in Nigeria before flying to London.

Folashade would visit her grandmother on holidays. She felt privileged to be under the tutelage of her grandmother Late Abibat Ashabi Mogaji. She spent more time with her late grandmother than with her biological parents. 

Her siblings name are late Jide Tinubu, Abibat Tinubu, Oluwaseyi Tinubu, Zainab Tinubu. Her younger brother Seyi is a multi-award-winning Nigerian entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of the company Loatsad media.

Education

Folashade did the formative years of her education in Nigeria. She studied in primary school and did part of her secondary school in Nigeria. She studied English Studies for business people and ICT at the College of North East in London.

At the Federal College of Education, Oyo (Special), she did Home Economics (Double Major). She attended the America Intercontinental University. She did her first-degree program at Middlesex University in London.

Career

Mrs. Folashade Tinubu-Ojo is the Iyaloja-General Of Lagos. She maintains the connection between the government and the market people. She relates with all market leaders.

It is also her responsibility to table the yearnings of the market women and men to the government. She creates an avenue for market people to get what they want from the government. 

The Iyaloja also make the market people realize their obligations to the government. She tries to be a character worthy of emulation and a model. They look up to her for motherly support.

Her responsibility is not limited to southwestern Nigeria alone but all markets in Nigeria. During her coronation, many market people from other states in Nigeria were present.

Personal Life

Folashade Tinubu-Ojo is a proud mother and a lovely wife. Her husband Hon. Oyetunde Ojo is a businessman, politician, and a former member of the House of Representatives.

She believes in God and says that He has been faithful to her. Folashade credits God as her pillar. Although, she did not mention if she is Christian or Muslim.

Spending time with her grandmother gained her skills to relate with people. She blends with people of different educational and social classes.

Folasade Tinubu-Ojo Children

Folasade Tinubu-Ojo is a proud mother of two children; a boy and a girl. She had her baby girl in October 2019 through surrogacy. Earlier in 2017, Folasade welcomed her first child through surrogacy after expecting a baby for several years.

At the naming ceremony at Tinubu’s Sunday Adigun, Alausa, Ikeja home, the baby was named Yewande.

Net Worth

Folasade Tinubu-Ojo has properties that sum up her net worth. She has a net worth of US$4 million as of July 2022.

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