Ibukun Awosika is a Nigerian business magnate, motivational speaker and author, who currently serves as Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria. She was formerly the chairman of FBN Life Assurance Limited; FBN Capital Limited; and Kakawa Discount House Limited. She is the founder and chairman of the Chair Centre Group, a business group which comprise of several companies, including The Chair Centre Limited, Furniture Manufacturers Mart Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre Limited, and TCC Systems and Services Limited. She is a board member of Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ) and Convention on Business Integrity. She also serves as a pastor at the Fountain of Life Church and Hosts a popular TV programme, Business His Way. Born Bilkisu Abiodun Motunrayo Omobolanle Adekola on December 24, 1962, in Ibadan, Nigeria, to a Nigerian father, Abdulmashood Adekola and Cameroonian mother, Hannah Aduke Adekola, Ibukun is the third of seven children. She did her schooling from St. Pauls African Church Primary School, Lagos and Methodist Girls’ High School. She graduated from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife) with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. She started her career as an Audit Trainee during her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at Akintola William & Co. She is married to Abiodun Awosika, with whom she has three children.
Ibukun Awosika Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 24 December 1962
Birth Place: Ibadan, Nigeria
Birth Name: Bilkisu Abiodun Motunrayo Omobolanle Adekola
Also known as: Blessing Ibukun Awosika
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Business magnate, Author, Motivational speaker
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Ibukun Awosika Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 141 lbs (Approx.)
Weight in Kilogram: 64 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
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Ibukun Awosika Family Details:
Father: Abdulmashood Adekola
Mother: Hannah Aduke Adekola
Spouse/Husband: Abiodun Awosika
Siblings: Funmi Adeyinka (Sister), Remi Adekola (Brother)
Ibukun Awosika Education:
St. Pauls African Church Primary School, Lagos
Methodist Girls’ High School
University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University)
Lagos Business School
IESE Business School
Ibukun Awosika Facts:
*She was born on December 24, 1962, in Ibadan, Nigeria.
*She is the third of seven children.
*She studied chemistry at Obafemi Awolowo University.
*She has founded and she supports many non-profit institutions.
*In September 2015, she became the first woman to be appointed Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria following the resignation of Prince Ajibola Afonja.
*Visit her official website: www.ibukunawosika.org