Sikiru Akinola traces the 57-year journey of Oyo-born businessman and socialist, Alhaji Musbau ‘Tunde Ologburo on earth.
Born in Pakoyi area of Oyo town in Oyo State to the families of Alhaji Wahab Iyanda Ologburo , a frontiline businessman and Omooba Wulemot Ejide Ologburo of Alowolodu Ruling House of Oyo on October 1st, 1960, the same day Nigeria got independence, Alhaji Musbau ‘Tunde Ologburo is a household name.
The 5th in a family of 6, he started his elementary education in 1966 at LA Pry School, Oke-Olola. He later proceeded to Durbar Modern School, Oyo before completing his secondary education at Oranyan Grammar School, Sabo, Oyo.
Immediately he left secondary school, he started working with the defunct West Africa Portland Cement, now Lafarge, in their sales and marketing division. Working with the company afforded him the opportunity of taking courses in sales and marketing from international professional bodies in sales.
Having planned his exit from the first day he started working, he left the company 7 years after to take charge of his own company, Bamol Nig. Enterprises, which he had set up in 1984. The company deals in building material, majoring in cement. He did this until 1991, when he ventured fully into export and import business which he had started in1988. He exported cashew, sheanut and cocoa while at the same time,using the proceed from export for import business.
This was after he had built his first house in 1983, a year after he started working, with proceed from the N2, 300 his father gave him on his first day at work for a truck of cement business.
In 2000, he established Quickborn Nigeria Ltd, with the aim of advancing civil engineering works. About 5 years later, in quick succession, he established October Contruction, Independence Construction and Libera International Ltd, all majoring in civil engineering works, dealing with government and oil companies. Currently, his companies now handle real estate together with civil engineering works.
Despite his busy schedule, he has time to unwind. A bossom friend of decades of Fuji Maestro, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, he uses his weekend to attend to people. He is a member of many local and international clubs part of which are the Ibadan Recreation Club and Wednesday Club.
An avid sports man, he likes basketball and table tennis.
In 1996, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, turbaned him as the Sanmori Adini of Oyoland while he also got a special award of excellence from Ansar-u-deen Society in 2006.current chairman governing council monatan High school, Ibadan.
A silent philanthropist and lover of education, he has sponsored many indigent but financially-incapacitated youths for educational advancement.
Alhaji Ologburo is married to Alhaja Bola Ologburo , a top businesswoman and the marriage is blessed with children who are blazing the trail in their different fields of endeavour. His first child, Abiola is a management staff of CBN; Temitope is a U.K-trained first class accountant; Barr. Dolapo is also trained in the UK. Folawiyo is a Master’s degree student with University College, London, the last daughter of the house, Temitayo is a graduate of Business Administration in Dubai couple with her status as international beauty expert.