Father of a great Nigerian singer Davido, Adedeji Adeleke is a billionaire who has a big property. Davido proudly says he is an OBO. OBO is an acronym for Omo Baba Olowo, and in English, it means The Son of a Wealthy Man. Yes, Davido’s father not only himself is wealthy but they also come from a family of wealthy people.
Davido’s Uncle was a state governor of Ostun. This whole family has done its contribution into making Nigeria proud, as it was envisioned by Davido’s Grand-father, Chief Adebayo Adeleke. He was the big mind behind Banana Island in Lagos. He wanted to make Nigeria Proud himself and he passed this vision on to his generations.
Life of Adedeji Adeleke
Adeleke was born on 6th March 1957. Dr. Deji Adeleke is also called Elder Deji Adeleke. His birthplace is Enugu. He is a Yoruba man whose roots go back to Ede in Osun State which is a place in the South-western part of Nigeria. He is a successful businessman. Despite doing business, he also invests in money to multiply it.
He established Adeleke University in Nigeria which is a huge university. His wife was Dr. Vero Adeleke who passed away in 2003. They had two children: a son, the famous musician Davido (as mentioned above) and a daughter Sharon.
Dr. Deji is a disciplinarian; he wants things to get disciplined all across Nigeria. Dr. Deji is the Pro-Chancellor of Adeleke University. He is also a partnering founder of that institution. He also serves as the CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited. It specializes in investments across multiple sectors in Nigeria.
Dr. Deji is a devoted Christian. He is also a philanthropist. He has established a Church, it’s building was of multi-million naira. He has also donated a big hall to Babcock University. It is the university from which his son, Davido, graduated.
Davido had become a superstar during his university days. But since his father was a disciplinarian, he was not allowed to leave university to explore heights of stardom before completing his education. Davido is an obedient child of his father and respects him a lot. He fulfilled his father’s wish
It is a multidisciplinary university. It has 6 Faculties which are: Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science. It gives special grants to students who are needy. One can visit the university in a virtual tour provided on its website. Even, an interactive virtual tour can be experienced over the same website. This shows how advanced and up-to-date is the university.
Net Worth of Adedeji Adeleke
This man has an estimated Net worth of 700 Million US Dollars. Dr. Deji has made his wealth from investing in different sectors where he sees the potential of profit. Apart from this, the university he has established is a University of good repute. It has many undergraduate and postgraduate courses available.