Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Yemi Osinbajo whose full name is Oluyemi “Yemi” Oluleke Osinbajo is a lawyer, politician and pastor. He was born on 8 March 1957 and is popularly known as the vice president of Nigeria since May 29, 2015 an election he won alongside president Muhammadu Buhari. Here’s a summary of his education history;
Corona primary School, Lagos
Igbobi College Yaba, Lagos (1969–1975)
University of Lagos – LLB Law degree (1975–1978)
London School of Economics – Master of Laws (awarded in 1981)
As a lawyer, he has worked as a lecturer at University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1981 and between 1997 to 1999 he was made Professor of Law and Head of Department of Public Law, University of Lagos. Another nice fact about him is that he is a pastor in charge of the Lagos Province 48 (Olive Tree provincial headquarter) of The Reedeemed Christian Church of God, until he was inaugurated as vice president. This educated man has won many awards, see list below;
State Merit Award 1971
the School Prize for English Oratory, 1972
Adeoba Prize for English Oratory 1972–1975
Elias Prize for Best Performance in History (WASC) 1973
School Prize for Literature (HSC), 1975
African Statesman Intercollegiate Best Speaker’s Prize, 1974
President Goodluck Jonathan conferred on Osinbajo the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger on May 28, 2015.
Yemi is married to Oludolapo Osinbajo and they have 3 children.