Wande Abimbola

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Birthday
26, 1932
Birthplace
Nigeria
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1932 (age 86)
Birthplace
Nigeria

About

Academic and politician who served as Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University and as Nigerian Senate Majority Leader.

Before Fame

He studied history at University College, Ibadan and went on to receive graduate degrees in linguistics and Yoruba Literature from Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois) and the University of Lagos.

Trivia

He served as a cultural and traditional affairs adviser to the Nigerian President througout the early 2000s.

Family Life

He was born in Oyo, Nigeria to a warrior father and a high priestess mother.

Associated With

He and fellow politician, David Mark, both held important positions in the Nigerian Senate.