Biography of Jimi Agbaje,Origin,Education,Net worth,Family,Wife,Children


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here please subscribe and turn on the notification so you don’t miss our next video. Biography of Jimi Agbaje One politician who has become a force to be
recon with, in the political arena of Lagos is Jimi Agbaje. Having taken a shot at the Lagos state governorship
race twice in 2007 and 2015, he’s currently the governorship candidate of the People’s
Democratic Party, PDP. Born on the 2nd of March, 1957 as Olujimi
Kolawole Agbaje is a Nigerian Pharmacist, and Politician, he lost to governor Akinwunmi
Ambode of the APC in the 2015 election. His father was Chief Julius Kosebinu Agbaje,
a banker and mother Mrs Margaret Olabisi. Jimi is the first male of 5 children. Notable among his siblings is Segun Agbaje,
C.E.O of Guarantee Trust Bank. Jimi was born in Isale Eko, Lagos Island and
began his primary education at Mary’s Private School on Broad Street ,but finished at Corona
School, Apapa. His secondary education was at St. Gregory’s
College, Obalende, before gaining admission to University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo
University where he studied pharmacy. In 1982, Jimi Agbaje started his own company,
JAYKAY Pharmaceutical and Chemical Company Limited and was Managing Director until 2005
when he joined politics. He has been a member of many professional
bodies and association among which are; member of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (1999–2006);
National Secretary of the Nigerian Association of General Practice Pharmacists (NAGPP) from
1987 to 1990; National Chairman NAGPP (1990–1993) and Chairman Pharmaceutical society of Nigeria
Lagos State (1994–1997). He was also a member of the Lagos State Task
force on Fake and Adulterated Drugs (1989–1993), National Drug Formulary and Essential Drugs
List (1986–1993) and Lagos Hospitals Management Board (1994–1997).Jimi has served as business
mentor at Fate Foundation. His interest in politics was born out of anger
for the annulment of the June 12,1993 presidential election which he said was a personal insult
and assault on the Nigerian people. That made him join activism together with
other notable Nigerians like Prof Pat Utomi, Dr Ayo Ighodaro, Asue Ighodalo, Billy Lawson,
Oby Ezekwesili and others. It was that activism that led him to join
the socio-political group, Afenifere where he served as national treasurer. From Afenifere, Jimi Agbaje joined the Action
Congress (AC) – his first political party. In 2007, he wanted to contest for the Governor
of Lagos State on the platform of the A.C but left the party to join the Democratic
People’s Alliance (DPA) when he could not get the ticket. Agbaje contested in the gubernatorial election
on the platform of (DPA), but lost to Babatunde Raji Fashola of the Action Congress (AC). He left DPA in 2011 and went on to join the
then ruling party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP when D.P.A was de-registratered
by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). On 8 December 2014, he won the primary election
of the PDP, deteating Musiliu Obanikoro a former Minister of State for Defence who was
a member of the PDP. Also in October 2018, Jimi Agbaje got the
PDP’s ticket to run for the office of the governor of Lagos state. He defeated Adedeji Doherty at the primaries,
making it the third time he’s contesting for the office of governor of Lagos state. He has earned many awards and notable among
them are; · Merit Award Winner (MAW), Pharmaceutical
Society of Nigeria (Lagos State chapter) · Fellow, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria
(FPSN) · Fellow, West African Post Graduate College
of Pharmacists (FPCPharm) At the age of 25, Jimi got married to Abiola
Agbaje, a lawyer. The couple met as students at the University
and dated for eight years before getting married. The couple have three children together; two
boys and a girl. His net worth is said to be about 2 million
U.S.D What is your take on Jimi Agbaje’s contribution
to the Nigerian politics? Let’s know in the comment section Will it be ridiculous to subscribe to our
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to our channel. Hello, welcome to Biogreat Tv, if you’re new
here please subscribe and turn on the notification so you don’t miss our next video. Biography of Jimi Agbaje One politician who has become a force to be
recon with, in the political arena of Lagos is Jimi Agbaje. Having taken a shot at the Lagos state governorship
race twice in 2007 and 2015, he’s currently the governorship candidate of the People’s
Democratic Party, PDP. Born on the 2nd of March, 1957 as Olujimi
Kolawole Agbaje is a Nigerian Pharmacist, and Politician, he lost to governor Akinwunmi
Ambode of the APC in the 2015 election. His father was Chief Julius Kosebinu Agbaje,
a banker and mother Mrs Margaret Olabisi. Jimi is the first male of 5 children. Notable among his siblings is Segun Agbaje,
C.E.O of Guarantee Trust Bank. Jimi was born in Isale Eko, Lagos Island and
began his primary education at Mary’s Private School on Broad Street ,but finished at Corona
School, Apapa. His secondary education was at St. Gregory’s
College, Obalende, before gaining admission to University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo
University where he studied pharmacy. In 1982, Jimi Agbaje started his own company,
JAYKAY Pharmaceutical and Chemical Company Limited and was Managing Director until 2005
when he joined politics. He has been a member of many professional
bodies and association among which are; member of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (1999–2006);
National Secretary of the Nigerian Association of General Practice Pharmacists (NAGPP) from
1987 to 1990; National Chairman NAGPP (1990–1993) and Chairman Pharmaceutical society of Nigeria
Lagos State (1994–1997). He was also a member of the Lagos State Task
force on Fake and Adulterated Drugs (1989–1993), National Drug Formulary and Essential Drugs
List (1986–1993) and Lagos Hospitals Management Board (1994–1997).Jimi has served as business
mentor at Fate Foundation. His interest in politics was born out of anger
for the annulment of the June 12,1993 presidential election which he said was a personal insult
and assault on the Nigerian people. That made him join activism together with
other notable Nigerians like Prof Pat Utomi, Dr Ayo Ighodaro, Asue Ighodalo, Billy Lawson,
Oby Ezekwesili and others. It was that activism that led him to join
the socio-political group, Afenifere where he served as national treasurer. From Afenifere, Jimi Agbaje joined the Action
Congress (AC) – his first political party. In 2007, he wanted to contest for the Governor
of Lagos State on the platform of the A.C but left the party to join the Democratic
People’s Alliance (DPA) when he could not get the ticket. Agbaje contested in the gubernatorial election
on the platform of (DPA), but lost to Babatunde Raji Fashola of the Action Congress (AC). He left DPA in 2011 and went on to join the
then ruling party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP when D.P.A was de-registratered
by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). On 8 December 2014, he won the primary election
of the PDP, deteating Musiliu Obanikoro a former Minister of State for Defence who was
a member of the PDP. Also in October 2018, Jimi Agbaje got the
PDP’s ticket to run for the office of the governor of Lagos state. He defeated Adedeji Doherty at the primaries,
making it the third time he’s contesting for the office of governor of Lagos state. He has earned many awards and notable among
them are; · Merit Award Winner (MAW), Pharmaceutical
Society of Nigeria (Lagos State chapter) · Fellow, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria
(FPSN) · Fellow, West African Post Graduate College
of Pharmacists (FPCPharm) At the age of 25, Jimi got married to Abiola
Agbaje, a lawyer. The couple met as students at the University
and dated for eight years before getting married. The couple have three children together; two
boys and a girl. His net worth is said to be about 2 million
U.S.D What is your take on Jimi Agbaje’s contribution
to the Nigerian politics? Let’s know in the comment section Will it be ridiculous to subscribe to our
channel? If no, please like this video, share and subscribe
to our channel.

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