Olasijibomi Ogundele (born April 8, 1981) is a Nigerian real estate entrepreneur[1][2] He is the ambassador to the Executive Governor of Lagos State.[3][4][5]

Background edit

Sijibomi Ogundele was born in Agege, Nigeria.[6] He attended Lagos State Model College, Merina and thereafter proceeded to the Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge Campus, United Kingdom to study law.[7]

Sijibomi started his career as a real estate agent in France[8][9] in 2011 then he founded Sujimoto Construction in 2013.[10][11][12]

In 2020, Sijibomi was named in Nigeria’s Top 10 list of Real Estate Disruptors then in August 2022,[13] he was inducted as Lagos State Governor's ambassador,[14] he was also listed among 60 leading real estate CEOs of 2022 in Nigeria by The Guardian (Nigeria).[15]

Recognition edit

  • Hospitality Honorarium Grand Award - South Africa Hotelier Conference 2017[16][17]
  • Vanguard Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021[18][19]
  • Business Day Next Bull Award - Business Day Awards 2021[20]

References edit

  1. ^ "Sujimoto Founder and Philanthropist Sijibomi Ogundele Returns to His Agege - Business Elites Africa". December 5, 2022.
  2. ^ Partners, N. M. (August 18, 2021). "Sijibomi Ogundele's secret to success revealed!".
  3. ^ "Sujimoto inducted as Sanwo-olu Ambassador". The Sun Nigeria. February 21, 2019.
  4. ^ Mix, Pulse (October 29, 2022). "French CNN - TF1 TV Network celebrated the extraordinary achievements of Sijibomi Ogundele - The Agege boy who built a luxury real estate empire from scratch". Pulse Nigeria.
  5. ^ https://www.thecable.ng/top10-magazine-names-leading-industrialists
  6. ^ Thisdaylive.com (2020-07-19). "The Rags-to-Riches Story of Sijibomi Ogundele". THISDAYLIVE. Retrieved 2022-06-12.
  7. ^ Mix, Pulse (November 12, 2022). "Sujimoto boss - Sijibomi Ogundele bags a Honorary Doctorate Degree for his outstanding contributions to entrepreneurship in Africa". Pulse Nigeria.
  8. ^ 1. https://nigerianfinder.com/youngest-billionaires-in-nigeria/
  9. ^ "The Unique Sujimoto Story; All You Need to Know About Sijibomi Ogundele | Propertydome". 10 December 2020.
  10. ^ "sijibomi-ogundele-sujimoto-the-amazing-story-of-the-agege-boy-that-built-a-400m-company". Businesspost.ng. 2020-07-15. Retrieved 2020-07-15.
  11. ^ Bussinessday.ng (2021-04-01). "Africa's most luxurious and extravagant skyscrapper: Lucrezia by Sujimoto, Banana Island". Businessday. Retrieved 2021-04-01.
  12. ^ pakmediagh, pakmediagh (2023-03-14). "Sujimoto's Six Audacious Projects For 2023". pakmediagh.com. Retrieved 2023-03-14.
  13. ^ "Sijibomi Ogundele - Nigeria's Top 10 Real Estate Disruptors 2020". July 5, 2020.
  14. ^ "Sujimoto inducted as Lagos state governors ambassador". August 9, 2022.
  15. ^ "60 leading real estate CEOs of 2022 in Nigeria (Part A)". October 11, 2022.
  16. ^ "Sujimoto wows industry leaders, bags award in South Africa". Businessday NG. May 7, 2017.
  17. ^ "Sujimoto Bags Award at 10th Luxury Real Estate and Hotelier Summit – THISDAYLIVE". www.thisdaylive.com.
  18. ^ "Sijibomi Ogundele: From Agege to the world".
  19. ^ "Sujimoto boss, Ogundele bags Vanguard Young Entrepreneur of the Year - P.M. News".
  20. ^ Partners, N. M. (May 18, 2022). "The Next Bull: Sujimoto bags another Businessday award".