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Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (born 29 March 1952) is a Nigerian politician and serving national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He was the governor of Lagos State.

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Bola Tinubu
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Tinubu in 2011
12th Governor of Lagos State
In office
29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007
Deputy Kofoworola Bucknor
Femi Pedro
Preceded by Buba Marwa
Succeeded by Babatunde Fashola
Personal details
Born 29 March 1952 (1952-03-29) (age 69)
Lagos, Nigeria
Political party All Progressives Congress
(2013 to present)
Other political
Social Democratic Party
Alliance for Democracy
Action Congress of Nigeria
(2006 to 2013)
Spouse(s) Oluremi Tinubu
Occupation Accountant, politician


Tinubu was born on 29 March 1952 in Osun State, Nigeria. He did his first school at St. John's Primary School, Aroloya, Lagos and Children's Home School in Ibadan. He studied at Richard J.Daley College in Chicago, Illinois, he was also at Chicago State University in 1975 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1979.

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