Dolapo Osinbajo Biography, Career, Age, Networth, Husband, Family, Education.

Who is Dolapo Osinbajo?

Dolapo Osinbajo, (née Soyode, born 16 July 1967) is a Nigerian lawyer and political figure. As the wife of the Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo, she has been the Second Lady of Nigeria since 29 May 2015. She is the granddaughter of Obafemi Awolowo, the Nigerian nationalist, and Yoruba chief, and his wife Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, through Awolowo’s daughter Ayodele Soyode (née Awolowo),

Dolapo Osinbajo
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Second Lady of Nigeria
Assumed role
29 May 2015
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
First Lady Aisha Buhari
Preceded by Hajiya Amina Sambo
Personal details
Oludolapo Soyode

16 July 1967 (age 55)
IkenneOgun StateNigeria

Political party All Progressives Congress

(m. 1989)

Children 3
Residence(s) Akinola Aguda House

Early life and career.

How Old is Dolapo Osinbajo?

Dolapo Osinbajo was born on 16th July 1967 and grew up in Ikenne.


Who is Dolapo Osinbajo’s Husband?

She married Yemi Osinbajo, a distant cousin, on 25 November 1989. In 1990 she was called to the Nigerian Bar.

Dolapo Osinbajo is the Executive Director of The Women’s Helping Hand Initiative, a refuge facility in Epe, Lagos, established in 2014, and a co-founder of the Orderly Society Trust.

Activities as Second Lady

In September 2019 she presided at the 49th Benue Women in Prayer (BEWIP) Prayer Convocation in Makurdi. She also inaugurated Mama Abyol Children’s Home and Benue Centre for Enterprise Development and Innovation (BENCEDI). In her speech to young people in Benue State, she warned them against attempting to copy illusory internet lifestyles. Speaking to out-of-school graduating girls in Lagos in December 2019, she encouraged them to live responsibly as good role models. She also characterized violence against women as an offense against humanity. In mid-December 2019 Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, appointed Osinbajo – together with the wives of Nigerian state governors – as a ‘champion’ to lead the fight against tuberculosis in Nigeria.

In 2022 she made an official visit to the IAEA in Vienna.


As A Cultural Icon

The wife of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs. Dolapo (née Soyode) Osinbajo, a granddaughter of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo is an epitome of grace and candor. She is an icon of inspiration to the youth. The aesthetic second lady is a good ambassador to her home; her progenitor and the political wizardry of Awolowo.

The quotation above is one of the comments on a viral cultural portrait of Mrs. Osinbajo. She portrays and embellishes our fast-vanishing culture in Yorubaland. It is mesmerizing to see the wife of the Vice President of Nigeria genuflecting admirably to the admiration of Baba Buhari, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Every culture in Nigeria has its own beautiful cultural heritage. “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots.”

The tree will fall! We must work hard to preserve our culture! While we preserve our culture, we must not have contempt or dishonor for other people’s cultures. Mrs. Osinbajo is a cultural icon and renaissance—-and one of the cultural representations of the Yoruba unique tradition.

The infiltration of western cultures has done a lot of damage to our socio-cultural lives. With people like quintessential Mrs. Osinbajo and other great commentators and admirers of her vintage cultural persona, the hope for our cultural revival is not lost after all. Anytime I see Mrs. Oludolapo Osinbajo, she makes me a proud son of “Odû tó dá îwà” (Oduduwa). Admirably, it will be a great privilege for me to pay homage to this woman of substance anytime I am in Nigeria.

Interestingly, I have watched and studied the First Lady, Aisha Buhari along with the Second Lady, Dolapo Osinbajo closely with keen interest over the years. I admire these charismatic and simple women that betoken Nigerian and African cultural anthropology. The two ladies’ respect for elders is admirable and worthy of emulation by all decent men and women around.

The cooperation and mutual respect these women have for themselves are worthy of emulation. Meanwhile, in appearance and beauty, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo is an amorous woman. In substance and value, she beautifies potent minds.

In grace and blessings, God endows her with the refinement of movement, elegance, and contingent contentment. She’s a good representation of the young girls growing up in the fouled Nigerian political firmament. Mrs. Osinbajo is also a repairer to other dysfunctional families in our religious environment.
Yahaya Balogun wrote from Arizona, USA.

Second Lady Osinbajo is an adorable woman. If you see a family, or a man in a house dwelling in the euphoria of love and happiness, please, do not hesitate to give unblemished accolades and praises to the woman (manager) in the house for a job well done. Our loveable Vice President is a happy man with every simplicity he represents.

The woman is a catalyst for a happy home, and a woman is also an enhancer for a dysfunctional home. As a student of Cognitive Thinking, Mrs. Osinbajo’s advocacy for the prevention of violence against children and women in whatever form interests me a great deal. She believes strongly in the application of cognitive thinking in raising a family and children.

Mrs. Osinbajo’s unpretentious simplicity has embellished my mind in the most profound ways. She is not a two-faced individual. A behavior is very common to most Nigerians. She’s a well-cultured woman—-very respectful, faithful, loyal, and friendly to everyone she comes across.

Mrs. Osinbajo as one of the scions of Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo acts very true to her nurtured nature and cradle. She is the true daughter of her parents and our progenitors. Omo Yorûbá atààtà tó gbayi.

Why would this woman not enjoy the unblemished romance and true love of her husband-Yemi Osinbajo? Why would she not be loved by all lovers of our great Yoruba culture? I love people who possess respect, decency, and a humane demeanor.

Mrs. Osinbajo is one! But I have discreet impatience and zero tolerance for nagging, idiocy, opportunism, and grandstanding! Mrs. Osinbajo is a true representation of the inside and outside beauty of good Nigerian women.

Her self-preservation elated me to show my scions (children) her moral values, respect, and what she truly represents. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s wife, Dolapo is a role model for other women in good families and other families in search of their moral values and identities.


  • They Call Me Mama: From the Under Bridge Diaries. 2014.


$1 Million – $5 Million


  1. Jump up to:ab Yahaya Balogun, Dolapo Osinbajo: A cultural icon!The Guardian, 10 July 2019. Accessed 16 May 2020.
  2. Jump up to:ab Yemi and Dolapo Osinbajo: The 30 Years Love StoryThis Day, 30 November 2019. Accessed 16 May 2020.
  3. ^ Take all your worries to the Lord, Dolapo Osinbajo tells womenVanguard, 14 September 2019. Accessed 15 May 2020.
  4. ^ Read Dolapo Osinbajo’s timely advice to youths about internetP. N. News, 15 September 2019. Accessed 16 May 2020.
  5. ^ Dolapo Osinbajo sends message to out-of-school girlsP. M. News, 4 December 2019. Accessed 16 May 2020.
  6. ^ Abuse against women is offence against humanity, says Dolapo OsinbajoThe Guardian, 5 December 2019. Accessed 16 May 2020.
  7. ^ Nike Adebowale, Aisha Buhari names Dolapo Osinbajo, governors’ wives as TB championsPremium Times, 13 December 2019. Accessed 16 May 2020.

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