Tunde Ayeni’s Net Worth
Tunde Ayeni has an estimated net worth of $600 million dollars. He earns most of his money from business ventures, investments, and from his career as a professional Nigerian lawyer.
Tunde Ayeni was born John Olatunde Ayeni on the 4th of April, 1967. From year 1981 to 1985, Tunde studied at the St. Baptist Secondary School, Iyah-Gbede in Ijumu, Kogi for his secondary school education. After then, he went to the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State.
In 1987, Tunde Ayeni obtained his General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.), Advanced Level papers and proceeded to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State where he studied Law.
In 1990, he graduated with honours in Law, and was immediately called to Bar the following year, in 1991. He did his National Youth Service Corps service at the legal firm of Professor S. A. Adesanya & Co.
After completing his compulsory youth service, he undertook a job at Rodco Nigeria Limited, working as the legal adviser of the firm from 1991 through 1994.
In 1994, he left the company at will to found his company, Legal Resources Alliance. In 2000, he founded Bond Bank, and became the chairmen’s chairman of Skye Bank in 2011.
Skye Bank was a merge of 5 commercial banks including the bank he formed in 2000. The commercial banks that merged to form Skye Bank had an excess of N1 trillion naira in balance sheet. The Nigerian lawyer, Tunde Ayeni, became the vice chairman of ASO Savings & Loans in 2007.
In the same year, he became one of the top stakeholders with the company (ASO Savings & Loans). Tunde Ayeni serves as the current vice chairman of Ocean Marine Security (OMS).
He is one of the founders of the organization, and in 2013, he led Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Ltd (IEDM) through bidding to takeover the Electricity Distribution Companies in Yola and Ibadan.
At this time, he operated as the vice chairman of Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Ltd (IEDM), and the bid was a successful one, making history as the first private firm to privatize a government an asset owned by the Nigerian government.
Tunde Ayeni serves as a board member of PPP Fluid Mechanics Limited, Hightech Procurement Limited, and is the chairman of JKK (Nigeria) Plc and Temple Resources Ltd.
He’s known to have operated in several philanthropic capacities, and he’s an advocate and enthusiast of trade and banking reformations that’ll make business activities and trade much easier in the African continent.
He’s a former member of the Council of Legal Aid Council, and a onetime Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ikeja branch.
In September 2014, Tunde Ayeni was honoured with the status of the Commander of the Order of the Niger, and was conferred the status of a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, Nigeria.
Tunde Ayeni has been recognized as a vital personality actively involved in the growth of Nigeria’s economy. He was awarded a Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Business Administration by the Nigeria’s Achievers University for his contributions.
He’s known as the founder of The Oluwatoyin Ayeni Educational Foundation. The foundation was founded in 1999 and awards 25 brilliant students from tertiary institutions in Iyah-Gbede in Ijumu, Kogi State (his hometown) with scholarships.
He’s also a trustee of a nonprofit organization that serves as a charity charged with the promotion of the interests of Nigerian military forces who serve their country from other countries.
He’s married with three children to Abiola. His children are Iyiola, Bolaji, and Tunde Jr.
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EFCC Arraigns Ex-Skye Bank Chairman Over N4.5bn Fraud #fraud #SkyeBank #TundeAyeni The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 6, 2019, arraigned Tunde Ayeni, a former Chairman, Board of Directors, Skye Bank Plc, before Justice Valentine Ashi of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Apo on a four-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N4,597,500,000. Ayeni was arraigned along with Timothy Ajani Oguntayo, for allegedly conspiring at different times to fraudulently divert depositors’ funds domiciled at Skye Bank Plc to personal use. One of the counts reads: “That you, Tunde Ayeni, whilst being the Chairman, Board of Directors of the defunct Skye Bank Plc and Timothy Ajani Oguntayo, while being the Managing Director, MD of the defunct Skye Bank Plc on or about October 16, 2014 at Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, whilst being bankers entrusted with property, to wit: depositors’ funds in the defunct Skye Bank Plc’s Suspense Account, committed criminal breach of trust in respect of the sum of N1,000,000,000 (One Billion Naira) and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 315 of the Penal Code.” They pleaded “not guilty” to the charges. Counsel for the first defendant, Dele Adesina, SAN, who held brief for the lead counsel, Wole Olanipekun, SAN, informed the court of their pending bail application, which was served on the prosecution on December 13, 2018. Counsel for the second defendant, Oyetola Oshobi, SAN, also made similar application. The trial judge, thereafter, admitted them to bail in the sum of N500 million (Five Hundred Million Naira) with two sureties each in like sum, who must be resident in Abuja, and must own a landed property “of sufficient value”, within Abuja metropolis. The matter was thereafter adjourned to May 14, 2019, for “commencement of trial”. Link: https://www.bagavill.com/2019/efcc-arraigns-ex-skye-bank-chairman-over-n4-5bn-fraud/