Olusegun Obasanjo Biography , Net worth, Cars, House in 2022
Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo fondly referred to as Obasanjo, Olusegun Obasanjo, OBJ or Baba Iyabo is a Nigerian politician who served as a military leader from 1976 to 1979 and then as a democratic president from 1999 to 2007, making one of the very few most reverred Nigerian politicians who served in both the military and civilian dispensation.
As an officer of the Nigerian Army, he served in the Congo Crisis and the Nigerian Civil War. The 84-year old retired general is at the crux of Nigeria’s history.
Olusegun Obasanjo played an important role during the Nigerian Civil War, leading the army division in Port Harcourt. The success of his troop in Operation Tail Wind on 12 January 1970 led to the surrender of the Biafran leaders.
Olusegun Obasanjo Biography
|Real Name:||Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo|
|Nickname||Ebora Owu, Baba Iyabo, OBJ, Baba|
|Net Worth||$1.6 billion|
|Date of Birth:||March 5, 1937|
|Birth Place||Ibogun-Olaogun, Ogun State|
|State of Origin||Ogun State|
|Positions||5th & 12th President of Nigeria|
How many wives does Obasanjo have ?
Olusegun Obasanjo has been married four times. He married his first wife, Oluremi Akinlawon in in London in 1963. Oluremi gave birth to Iyabo (in 1976) although, olusegun and Oluremi divorced in mid 1970s as a result of Oluremi not being comfortable with Obasanjo being around many women. Obasanjo then began a common-law relationship with NTA reporter Gold Oruh who bore him two children.
Olusegun Obasanjo Books
- My Watch Volume 1: Early Life and Military
- My Watch Volume 2: Political and Public Affairs
- My Watch Volume 3: Now and Then
- My Command
- The Animal Called Man
- A New Dawn
- The Thabo Mbeki I know
- Africa Through the Eyes of A Patriot
- Making Africa Work: A handbook
- Forging a Compact in U.S. African Relations: The Fifth David M. Abshire Endowed Lecture, 15 December 1987.
- Africa in Perspective
- Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell.
- Not my Will
- Democracy Works: Re-Wiring Politics to Africa’s Advantage
- My Watch
- Challenges of Leadership in Africa
- War Wounds: Development Costs of Conflict in Southern Sudan
- Guides to Effective Prayer
- The Challenges of Agricultural Production and Food Security in Africa
- Addressing Africa’s Youth Employment and Food Security Crisis: The Role of African Agriculture in Job Creation.
- Dust Suspended: A memoir of Colonial, Overseas and Diplomatic Service Life 1953 to 1986
- L’Afrique en Marche: un manuel pour la réussite économique
- Africa’s Critical Choices: A Call for a Pan-African Roadmap
Olusegun Obasanjo children ?
Olusegun Obasanjo has twenty (20) children whose names are: Iyabo, Busola, Segun, Bola, Adeboye, Kofo, Gbenga, Biyi, Seun, Juwon, Bisoye, Dayo, Olu, Dare, Funke, Damilola, Funso, Toyosi, Bukola, and Kunle. Aedeboye Obasanjo died as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Nigeria Army. Some of his children were resentful that he gave them no special privileges and treated their mothers poorly.
Olusegun Obasanjo Net Worth
obasanjo has a net worth of $1.6 billion. Obasanjo owns “Otta Farm”, the largest chicken poultry in West Africa. He is one of the most influential and richest politicians in Nigeria.
Olusegun Obasanjo Cars
Olusegun Obasanjo’s Lexus 570 is decked with stylish interiors and state of art features. His Lexus 570 has a starting price of 45 million NGN.
Toyota Land Cruiser:
Toyota land cruisers have a bold and boxy appearance that makes it hard to miss. Often referred to as the King of all SUVs, Toyota Land Cruiser is a good car to have. It comes with an automatic transmission as standard. Toyota Landcruiser costs between 45-70 million.
Mercedes Benz S63 Sedan:
Olusegun Obasanjo shows his love for German-made cars by buying the Mercedes Benz S-63 Sedan. This cost him about 120 million NGN to bring home.
Toyota Highlander 2017:
The 2017 Highlander provides a quiet and compliant ride. It is a large three-row crossover SUV with seating for eight, but optional second-row captain’s chairs reduce capacity to seven. There are LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum trim levels. Olusegun Obasanjo’s Highlander cost him about 90 million NGN.
2019 Rolls Royce Phantom
Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo stole the show when he arrived in style to the 85th birthday anniversary of the Esama of Benin, Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, in a luxury Gold Rolls-Royce.