Taiwo Afolabi’s Net Worth
Taiwo Afolabi has an estimated net worth of $300 million dollars. He’s a Nigerian businessman, and the chief executive officer of the business conglomerate, SIFAX Group.
Taiwo Afolabi was born Taiwo Olayinka Afolabi into the family of Chief Mr. & Mrs. Samson Afolabi in Ondo State, Nigeria. He’s a native of Idokunusi Ijebu, Ijebu East LGA, Ogun State, Nigeria.
As a child, Taiwo Afolabi studied at the Ud Deen Primary School, and further studied at the Baptist Grammar School, Ibadan, Oyo State. At the Baptist School, Taiwo Afolabi obtained his West African School Certificate.
He had passion for the body and rule of Law, and so went ahead to study Law at the University of Lagos. In 2009, Taiwo Afolabi joined the professional body as he was called to Bar by the Body of Benchers.
In a bid to attain the highest of heights in his field, he went further to bag a Masters degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, where he attained his first degree in Law.
Taiwo Afolabi started out working for the Nigerian Express Agencies Limited for a couple of years. It didn’t take him time before he emerged the Head of Operations at the company, and left the company in 1988 to establish his venture, SIFAX Group.
The SIFAX Group is a business conglomerate. This means it represents every business interest of Taiwo Afolabi. The group has interests in Maritime, Oil & Gas, Housing, Haulage, Aviation, and more.
The SIFAX Group now has grounds in the United Kingdom, Ghana, Morocco, South Africa, the United States, and other nations.
Its subsidiaries are quite numerous, including SIFAX Shipping Limited, SIFAX Oil & Gas Limited, SIFAX Off Dock Limited, SIFAX Haulage & Logistics Limited, SIFAX Logistics & Maritime Services Limited, Skypower Aviation Handling Company Limited, Ports and Cargo Handling Services Limited, and others.
Over the years, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has accrued lots of experiences and has put so much effort into establishing his businesses.
This success attained has come with a great deal of hard work, brilliance, patience, determination, and this has elevated him on same pedestal as some of leading and most influential businessmen in Nigeria.
Talking about Maritime, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi is a known consultant. He’s as well a member of a number of professional bodies including Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), and Institute of Freight Forwarders of Nigeria (IFFN).
The businessman has marked himself present several times at world-class business meetings on maritime, entrepreneurship, port operations, aviation, and business administration.
Counting upon his many experiences and rare explicit knowledge, Taiwo Afolabi has become a notable speaker on business and fields of business pertaining the scope of his interests.
Aside his knowledge and the wealth of his business health, Taiwo Afolabi is also a philanthropist. Several schools (primary, secondary, and tertiary) can beat their chest to boast of the good effects of his philanthropic activities which revolves around the enrichment of education.
Two most notable philanthropic moves sponsored by Taiwo Afolabi include the provision of an 18-seater bus for Medical Students Association at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State, and the erection of a 1,000 capacity lecture hall for the students in Ladoke Akintola University, Oyo State.
Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has been appreciated in several ways for his philanthropic initiative. He has earned a number of honorary doctorate degrees from local and foreign Universities.
These schools include the Ladoke Akintola University, Cornerstone University, Dominica and Commonwealth University (in Belize), and Theological Seminary (in USA, Jerusalem, and Israel).
He has received more than 30 awards from distinct associations and organizations, and has been conferred the title of the Member of the Order of Niger (MON).
He serves as the Honorary Consul-General of the Republic of Djibouti in Nigeria, and happens to be a member of the Institute Of Directors, IBB Gulf Club (Abuja), Building Committee of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Ikoyi Club 1938.
Taiwo Afolabi is currently living a successful life, married to his lovely wife, Folashade Afolabi, and has been blessed with children. Dr. Taiwo is also known to be the father of the popular Nigerian musician, L.A.X.
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