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Victoria University to host Nigeria’s Youngest Billionaire Sijibomi in Open Public Lecture

Mr. Sijibomi Ogundele, a Nigerian Real Estate Mogul and Entrepreneur (File Photo)

Victoria University Kampala, a world-class transformational institution of higher learning in Uganda is set to host Nigeria’s bravest entrepreneur Mr. Sijibomi Ogundele in an open public business lecture as he discusses his “Grass to Grace success story”.

The life-touching lecture which will be open to the public at absolutely FREE Entry will take place on Monday, October 11, 2021, at the University’s Main Auditorium starting at 11 am – 1 pm.

The Management of VU, however, said the lecture shall be limited to only 200 people as recommended by the Government in the recently announced COVID-19 measures on events and public gatherings.

Sijibomi, the CEO of Sujimoto Construction Limited who is ranked among the top 100 business leaders in Africa will be discussing ‘business and his life’ under the theme “A Textbook Definition of the Grass to Grace Success Story” of his entrepreneurial life and road to a successful business empire.

VC Muganga Explains Sijibomi visit

In an interview with Daily Express, the Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lawrence Muganga said, “Victoria University aspires to become a world-class transformational varsity offering quality and life-changing education away from the classroom-based lectures popular with today’s educational sector.

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To achieve this, Muganga says the University is investing heavily in public lectures that will bring self-established entrepreneurs to explain how they built their business empires to inspire the VU Community.

“Victoria University cherishes to transform Uganda’s education sector from classroom-based to real-life learning experiences, and this is why, we have decided to invite Sijibomi, among the many entrepreneurs to come and share their success story with the students and the outside community,” Muganga explained.

“We want such established entrepreneurs to inspire not only our students but also the business community in Uganda,” he added.

To book and be among the 200 people that will attend the event, contact the University team on +256-707-780-158, +256-758-240-108.

Who is Sijibomi Ogundele?

Born 8th April 1981, Sijibomi Ogundele is an astute Nigerian businessman, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and real estate mogul. He is arguably one of the youngest billionaires in Nigeria and one of the finest businessmen in Nigeria.

Sijibomi evolved from a barely average social standing through hard work and perseverance, to emerge as an achiever in Nigerian society. Making a bold move to relocate to Africa and discovering the lacunae in Nigeria’s luxury real estate industry, prompted Sijibomi’s passion to deliver classic properties across Lagos, through The Sujimoto Group.  

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Sijibomi has been described in Forbes Africa as a brave, young entrepreneur, set to revolutionize the luxury real estate market in Nigeria. Setting standards of excellence and simultaneously expanding his interests in construction, infrastructure, and entertainment, feats achieved by Sijibomi have positioned him as a man to watch out for as far as the revolution of Nigeria’s prime real estate is concerned.

Sijibomi, or Sujimoto as he is popularly known, is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of a multi-billion-naira real estate firm, Sujimoto Construction. The firm built the tallest residential building, Lorenzo, in Lagos.

Sujimoto Group, his firm has offices in Paris, Accra, Madrid, Dubai, Riyadh, and Lagos.

Sujimoto’s popular mantra, 1+1=11 which he describes as Motomatics reflects his philosophy in life which he sums up as “never give up”.


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