Our Man Crush today is a young, dynamic business-minded Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Sujimoto Construction, Sijibomi Ogundele. He is a business man, venture capitalist and a real estate mogul.
Sijibomi was born in Agege, Lagos on April 8, 1983 and hails from a Yoruba ancestry. He attended the State Model College, Meiran and thereafter proceeded to study law in the Anglia Ruskin University.
With a vision to redefine luxury living, by exceeding all limitations, Sijibomi started his career in 2004, specialising in risk management. He progressed to lending loans to SMEs and established Moto Finance in Paris which later branched out to Accra, Dubai, Madrid and Man Chester City.
He further moved into the real estate business where he has made significant achievements.
One of his projects is “LorenzoBySujimoto’’ which is described as the tallest residential building in Nigeria and Africa’s first fully automated residential apartments.
The fear of poverty geared the young Agege boy into making a decision to be one of the wealthiest young men in Nigeria and now, he has not only achieved that goal but has also been described as “a brave young entrepreneur” by Forbes Africa.
This is the reason we have him up as Espact Man Crush today. He is a man who motivates himself to push past the limits presented to him and he has done that so well that today he has accelerated to the position of the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of a multi billion naira real Estate firm, Sujimoto Construction.
It’s also interesting to know that Mr Sijibomi Ogundele is a multi linguist who speaks English, French, Spanish, Yoruba and Hausa. He possesses a working knowledge of the Japanese and Arabic language.
His popular mantra is 1+1=11 which he describes as Motomatics, meaning “Never give up”.