Teslim Folarin Biography: Age, Career, Wife, Children, Net Worth

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Teslim Folarin Wiki, Profile

Name:Teslim Kolawole Folarin
Date of Birth:October 1963
State of Origin:Oyo state
Party:All Progressives Congress (APC)
Wife:Bar. Angela Nwaka Folarin
Net Worth:Under review

Teslim Folarin Biography and Net Worth

Teslim Folarin Biography

Teslim Kolawole Folarin was born on October 1963 in Zaria, is a Nigerian politician.

Folarin is a son of Alhaji and Alhaja Hamzat Folarin. He stemmed from Baale House in Oja Igbo area of Ibadan North-East Local Government area of Oyo State. Folarin is the Head (Mogaji) of his family House and a ranked traditional Chief in Ibadanland. He is the Laguna Olubadan of Ibadanland.

Teslim Folarin Educational Background

Folarin attended primary school in Lagos; his secondary education was completed at Nigeria’s premier secondary school, Methodist Boys High School. Folarin holds a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Political Science from the University of Ibadan and a diploma degree from Harvard University, USA. He spent some years gathering valuable civil service experience in the UK, including management roles at the Department of Trade in London before returning to Nigeria in 2002. Folarin performed his obligatory NYSC tenure in Kaduna and joined politics thereafter.

Teslim Folarin Political career

Folarin contested and won the senatorial seat to represent Oyo Central in 2003 at the age of 39 years on the platform of the PDP and was re-elected for a second term in 2007 on the platform of the same PDP. Folarin remains the only legislator in Oyo State who has served two terms at the Senate. At the Senate, he was appointed Leader of the Senate. Folarin also served on the Senate Committee on Business & Rules, Marines and Transport although his particular interests were in education, power supply and water resources. Folarin was involved in the Power probe in 2008. As the Leader of the Senate, he led debates on all Executives Bills and sponsored several private Bills himself. These included the Insurance Act, Armed Forces Pension Act and several others.

Folarin won the gubernatorial ticket of his great party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2014. He lost the election to the incumbent Governor Senator Abiola Ajimobi of the All Progressive Congress.

Folarin defected to the opposition party All Progressive Congress in December 2017.

Teslim Folarin Wife

Teslim Folarin Wife, Personal life

Folarin is married with children to Barr. Angela Folarin.

Teslim Folarin Net worth

How much is Teslim Folarin worth? His net worth is not available at the moment.

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