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Jimoh Ibrahim: Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth and Source of Wealth



Biography and Early Life

Jimoh Ibrahim is a lawyer, politician, businessman, and philanthropist in Nigeria. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Global Fleet Group, a diversified conglomerate based in Nigeria, with business interests and subsidiaries in neighboring West African countries. Ibrahim traces his origins to Ondo State in southwestern Nigeria.

In April 2022, the business mogul, formally declared his intention to run for the Ondo South Senatorial District on the platform of the APC.

Ibrahim made the announcement this week in Igbotako, Okitipupa Local Government Area, Ondo State, in Nigeria’s southwestern region, after meeting with APC leaders and chieftains in Wards 1 and 2 of Igbotako.


He is married to Mrs Modupe Jimoh Ibrahim and is the father of four children.

He has Two wives, 1) Modupe 2) Biodun


24 February 1967 


He has six children with both wives 


He studied law at Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, graduating with the degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB). Subsequently, he obtained the degree of Master of Public Administration (MPA), also from Obafemi Awolowo University. Later, he attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, graduating with a combined Master of Laws (LLM) and Masters In International Taxation degree.

Business Doctorate Cambridge University 

MSc in Major Programme Management (University of Oxford)
MBA (University of Cambridge)
Certificate in International Tax Law (Harvard Law School)
MPA (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife Nigeria)
Bachelor of Law (with Honours) (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife Nigeria)

Awards & honours

Ibrahim has been conferred two awards by Presidents of the Federal Republic of Nigeria:

  • Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic OFR
  • Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic CFR

Honorary Doctorate degrees:

  • Doctor of Business Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife Oyo State, Nigeria
  • Doctor of Letters, Ondo state University. Ado Ekiti. Nigeria
  • Doctor of Letters, Covenant University, Ota Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Doctor of Science, Ladole Akintola University, Ogbomoso, Nigeria

Source of Wealth 

Ibrahim investments include the following sectors, among others: oil and gas distribution, hotels, resorts, airlines, banking, real estate, insurance, publishing and investments.

Global Fleet Group has the following subsidiary companies, among others: 

  1. Air Nigeria– Lagos, Nigeria – Formerly Virgin Nigeria
  2. NICON Insurance – Lagos, Nigeria
  3. Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation – Lagos, Nigeria
  4. NICON Luxury Hotel – Abuja, Nigeria – Formerly Le’ Meridien Hotel
  5. Global Fleet Oil & Gas – A chain of gasoline stations (estimated at about 200 in 2011), across Nigeria
  6. The NICON Group – Lagos, Nigeria – Holdings include investment companies, schools, real estate holdings, transport companies and others
  7. Global Fleet Building – Lagos, Nigeria – Formerly Allied Bank Building
  8. Meidan Hotel – Lagos, Nigeria
  9. Global Fleet Industries – Lagos, Nigeria – Formerly HFP Industries Limited
  10. Energy Bank – Accra, Ghana – A new commercial bank in Ghana, started operations in February 2011
  11. Oceanic Bank São Tomé – São ToméSão Tomé and Príncipe – Commercial bank purchased from Oceanic Bank in May 2011.
  12. Newswatch Magazine – Lagos, Nigeria

Net Worth

Jimoh Ibrahim has an estimated net worth is $1.1 billion. 


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