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Jimoh Ibrahim: Biography, Age, Net worth, Education, Source of Wealth, and Things You May Not Know



One of Nigeria’s billionaires, Jimoh Ibrahim, is the chairperson and chief executive of the Global Fleet Group.

This group is a diversified conglomerate group, based in Nigeria, its business interests and subsidiaries run across neighbouring West African countries. Apart from being a successful businessman.


Born on the 24th of February, 1967 in Igbotako, Ondo state. He grew up in a family of seven wives and 40 children. 

There’s no information on his mother’s position among his dad’s wives. However, the late Mrs. Omofemiwa Jimoh, his mother, was a local fish seller while his father, the late Alhaji Yakubu, was a bricklayer.

As of the 23rd of March, 2022, Chief (Dr), Jimoh Ibrahim, is 55 years old. Although he in lives Dubai, he was born and brought up in Ondo. Today, he’s a lawyer, politician, inventor, and philanthropist. 


The Billionaire started schooling at Igbotako (Pimary School) and finished his secondary school at Saint John’s School, Ondo. As regards his tertiary education, Jimoh Ibrahim attended prestigious schools and attained several degrees, they include; 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law & Master’s degree in Public Administration, at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile–Ife, Osun State.
  • An incorporated degree of Master of Laws (LLM) & in International Taxation at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Sources of Wealth

Apart from being a prosperous business mogul. Chief Jimoh Ibrahim invested in several sectors of the economy that added to his wealth and made him the billionaire he is today.

These sectors include;

  • Oil and gas distribution
  • Real Estate
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Airlines
  • Publishing
  • Hotels
  • Resorts

Net worth

Jimoh is considered a billionaire in naira but Forbes in a 2018 article referred to him as a multi-millionaire in dollar.

Hidden Truths About the Nigerian Billionaire

The Billionaire prefers to live a private life, but similar to many big shots in Nigeria, he has a few scandals in his cupboard. In the end, these scandals brought him to the limelight and gave him more popularity. They’re; 

  • His bid to become the governor of Ondo State under the All Nigeria People’s Party failed because of unforeseen circumstances.
  • The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) once seized a bulk of Jimoh’s assets. This was as a result of debt of N69.4 billion naira.


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