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Teslim Folarin Biography And Net Worth, Age, Wife, Children, Education, Career.
Teslim Folarin Biography
Teslim Kolawole Folarin is a Nigerian politician who was born in Zaria in October 1963.
Alhaji and Alhaja Hamzat Folarin have a son named Folarin. He was born in Baale House, in the Oja Igbo section of Oyo State’s Ibadan North-East Local Government Area.
Folarin is a ranked traditional Chief in Ibadanland and the Head (Mogaji) of his family House. He is Ibadanland’s Laguna Olubadan.
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Teslim Folarin Profile
|Full Name:||Teslim Kolawole Folarin|
|Date Of Birth:||October 1963|
|Age:||58 Years Old @2022|
|State Of Origin:||Oyo State, Nigeria|
|Wife:||Barr. Angela Nwaka Folarin|
|Year This Post Was Written:||2022|
Teslim Folarin Wife – Children
Folarin is married to Barr and has children. Angela Folarin is his wife’s name and she is a model and actress, who died on January 28 in the United Kingdom.
Teslim Folarin Net Worth
Teslim Folarin’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. His businesses and political affiliations have helped catapult his finances over the years.
Teslim Folarin Age – Date Of Birth
Teslim Folarin was born on October 1, 1963, making him 58 years old at the time of this post @2022.
Teslim Folarin Political Career
Folarin ran for and won the senate seat representing Oyo Central in 2003, at the age of 39, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and was re-elected for a second term in 2007 on the same platform.
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Folarin is the first legislator in Oyo State to have served in the Senate for two terms. He was named Leader of the Senate in the Senate.
Folarin also served on the Senate Committee on Business, Rules, and Military Affairs, as well as the Senate Committee on Marines and Transportation, with a focus on education, power, and water resources.
Folarin was a witness in the Power investigation in 2008. As Senate Leader, he presided over deliberations on all Executive Bills and personally sponsored many private bills.
Folarin was elected governor by his big party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in 2014. Senator Abiola Ajimobi of the All Progressive Congress, the incumbent governor, defeated him in the election.
In December 2017, Folarin defected to the opposition party, the All Progressive Congress.
Teslim Folarin Educational Qualifications – Background
Folarin went to primary school in Lagos and finished his secondary schooling at Methodist Boys High School, Nigeria’s top secondary school.
Folarin graduated from the University of Ibadan with a B.Sc (Hons) in Political Science and a diploma from Harvard University in the United States.
Before returning to Nigeria in 2002, he spent several years in the UK gaining excellent civil service experience, including executive positions at the Department of Trade in London. Folarin completed his mandatory NYSC service in Kaduna and then entered politics.
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