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Net Worth and Salary

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Lekan Balogun

Who is Lekan Balogun?

Lekan Balogun is a former congressman and the most senior chief from the Egbe Agba (civil) and Balogun (military) chieftaincy lines (military). Balogun will succeed to the throne of the realm as the next monarch.

In both the red chamber and the senate, Lekan Balogun represents the state. In October of 2021, he celebrated his 79th birthday. After Olubadan’s death at the age of 93, Lekan will be the next to take his place on the Olubadan seat.

He only recently reconciled with the late Oba Adetunji, who passed away about three years ago. Former Oyo State governor and late Abiola Ajimobi were installed as a king in Oyo after him.

Lekan Balogun- Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Lekan is 79 years old. Lekan Balogun was born in 1942 and is a well-known technocrat, politician, and author. He began his schooling at Anlugbua’s CAC Modern School. Lekan was living with one of his brothers, Hamzat Balogun, a government worker who had passed away.

He was preparing for the GCE O’L (General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level). While Lekan was enrolled in a speedy result college in the United Kingdom and working to improve his exam results, he was covertly reading his brother’s mail lessons, which he subsequently admitted were quite useful in passing the tests.

Lekan received his certification and moved to the United Kingdom to continue his education in O and A level qualifications. In addition to the certification program, he worked part-time to support himself. He was under the age of 18 at the time.

Lekan graduated with a Master’s degree in Administration and Economics from the institution in 1973. He began working for the Lamberth Local Government Social Services Department for a short time. He worked for the department for at least one and a half years after which his academics improved and he enrolled in a Ph.D. program.

Balogun returned to ABU’s Centre for Social and Economic Research as a research fellow in 1973. He was given the opportunity to serve as a lecturer at the University of Ife, which is now Obafemi Awolowo University, at the time.

Net Worth of Lekan Balogun? Salary, Earnings

Within a short period, he made his progressive and incredible markings while being a politician, activist, and champion of the downtrodden masses.

Later, he became the gubernatorial candidate and one leading part of the major political parties in the country, i.e., the Nigerian People’s Party (NPP) of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe.

He was kept by the military coup of December 1983 and he spent almost 16 years with his political background. Later, he re-emerged as the political senator in the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1999.

Lekan Balogun
Lekan Balogun posing for photo source: Vanguard News

Facts of Lekan Balogun

Real Name Oba Lekan Balogun
Birth Date 1942
Age (as of 2021) 79 Years
Birth Place Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Profession Technocrat, Politician & Author
Religion Muslim
Sun sign

Lekan Balogun- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend/ Girlfriend

Lekan Balogun joined the communist Marxist movement to express his emotions. When he decided to join Late Aminu Kano’s PRP in 1978, he entered the dark waters of politics.

His honesty, charisma, and gallantry soon helped the party to climb the political ladder due to which he was given respect and recognition with the political overloads of Oyo State.

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Not Known

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Colour

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 78 kg  –  in Pounds –  172 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

Lekan Balogun- Professional Career

However, he chose ABU over the other possibilities. He picked ABU because he wanted to connect with other people who shared his birthplace and were familiar with the culture from which he is personally and originally descended.

Balogun developed white-black consciousness during his time in the UK and began to notice how people criticize, blame, support, and even make choices between white and black people.

He recognized the struggle of ordinary people becoming activists and fighting for human rights.

Lekan Balogun- Social Media Status

Lekan Balogun’s social media is unknown.

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Quick Facts of Lekan Balogun

  • Balogun will be the next successor to the throne of the state.
  • He represents the state in the red chamber and senate.
  • He has recently celebrated his 79th birthday in October 2021.
  • Lekan is going to be the next to occupy the position of the Olubadan stool after the death of Olubadan at the age of 93.
  • 79 years old Lekan Balogun is a renowned technocrat, politician, and author who was born in 1942.