Olusegun Obansanjo Biography And Full Name
Chief Olusegun Mattew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, GCFR, born, 5 May 1937 is a former Nigerian Army general.
He was president of Nigeria from 1999-2007. Chief Obasanjo was a career soldier before serving twice as his nation’s head of the State. He served as a military ruler from 13 February 1976 to 1 October 1979 and as democratically elected president from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007.
Early Life And Education
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was born on 5th May 1937 to his father Amos Adigun Obasanjo Bankole and his mother Ashabi in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigerian. His Mother died in 1958 and his father in 1959. He became Orphan at the age of 22.
In 1948, Obasanjo enrolled into saint David Ebenezer School at Ibogun, for his primary school education.
From 1952 to1957, he attended Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta for his secondary School Education.
In December 2017, Obasanjo Joined the Nigerian Army in 1958. Some of his studies and training includes Mons Cadet School, Aldershot, England, Royal College of Military Engineers, Chatham, England, School Of Survey, Newbury, England; Indian Army Shod Of Engineering Poona, Royal college Of Defence Studies, London.
Obasanjo served in the 5th Battalion Of the Nigerian Army In Kaduna and Incameroon between 1958 and 1959. He was commissioned of the second Lieutenant in 1960.
At the rank of Lieutenant Obasanjo served in the Nigeria Contiegent of the United Nations force in the Congo (formerly Zaire, Now democratic Repubic of Congo).
In 1960. He later joined the only Engineering unit of the Nigeria Army and became it’s unit Commander in 1963.
Olusegun Net-Worth And Properties
His Net-worth for 2018 is $1.8 Billion.
Obasanjo is a farmer and has the largest poultry in West Africa. His Farm is called “Otta Farm”. He have over 6,000 workers in his farm