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Senator Lekan Balogun Wiki, Profile


Olubadan of 

Real Name

Senator Lekan Balogun

Date of Birth



79 years (2022)

State of Origin












Net Worth

$5 million ‐ $20 million

Senator Lekan Balogun Biography

Lekan Balogun was born in 1942 in Nigeria. Mr Balogun is from Ali-Iwo compound in Ibadan North East Local Government Area of the state.

Senator Lekan Balogun Educational Background

After his primary education, Lekan Balogun was enrolled at CAC Modern School, Anlugbua. Then he was staying with one of his brothers, Late Hamzat Adewale Balogun, who was a civil servant but was studying privately for the General Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level ( GCE O’L). He was also subscribing to Rapid Result College in the UK to enhance his performance in the examination. But Lekan was secretly reading his brother’s correspondence which became very helpful to him when he wrote his qualifying test which was like ‘G4’ at the time. While in the second year of the three-year modern school programme, Lekan sat for the Qualifying Examination and passed. Therefore, he left school without completing the programme.

Armed with this certificate, he travelled to the UK where he studied for his O and A levels certificates while doing a part-time job to sustain himself- all under 18 years of age. A highly celebral student, gaining admission into the university was not a problem for him. In fact, he had the task of choosing from many offers after which he settled for Brunel University. He left the university in 1973 with a Masters degree in Administration and Economics.

Senator Lekan Balogun Career

Lekan Balogun, as fondly called, represented Oyo Central senatorial district between 1999 and 2003.

Balogun, who was promoted from Mogaji to Ajia Olubadan few decades ago, had earlier worked as a lecturer at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.

He worked with Shell British Petroleum Company where he had a very flourishing career and got promoted almost every year until he became the Head of Recruitment.


As a Senator he was chairman Senate Committee on National Planning and was a member to many Senate Committees such as Appropriations, Security and Intelligence, Police Affairs and Defence (Army).

Balogun’s younger brother, Dr. Muhammed Kola Balogun, is currently representing Oyo South Senatorial District in the National Assembly.

Balogun, a doctor of philosophy holder, is a native of Ali-Iwo compound in Ibadan North East Local Government Area of Oyo State.

Balogun is currently the Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land and is currently the most senior chief in Ibadan land.

He is to succeed the monarch in line with Ibadan tradition, Ngnews247 gathered.

Senator Lekan Balogun Net Worth

Senator Lekan Balogun net worth is estimated to be around $5 million to $20 million dollars


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