If you have not heard about Jandor, then you should be preparing yourself to know more about him because you’ll be hearing a lot about him from now until the 2023 Nigerian election. Who is he? He is the 2023 governorship flag bearer for the Lagos state People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial election.
Suddenly, what has made him the topic of discussion in everyone’s tongue is his aspiration for the next Lagos state governorship election under the umbrella of PDP. While many are curious to know more concerning his capacity to rule the state, many others are also interested in finding out more about other interesting details about him. With that, we have compiled some of the interesting facts about this Lagos state governorship aspirant for you.
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|Real name||Dr Azeez Olajide Adediran|
|Date of birth||25th of November, 1977|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Politician, Businessman, Journalist|
|Net worth||$7 million|
Dr Azeez Olajide Adediran Biography
Olajide Adediran aka Jandor goes by the full name of Abudl-Azeez Olajide Adediran. He was born on the 25th of November, 1977 in Mushin Lagos state, and hails from Aworiland, Ojo LGA, Lagos. He is a true son of Aworiland from the Oslu and Elete Kingdoms of Ojo local government area of Lagos born to a Christian mother, Mrs Ruth Oluwafunmilayo and a Muslim father, Alhaji Adediran.
He is the 5th child of his parents out of 7 children. Jandor grew from a humble beginning in Mushin, as he continued to nurse his steadfast aspiration and determination to be in a position to lift people out of poverty.
He studied at the Polytechnic Ibadan; Modul University, Vienna; the Prestigious Howard University School of Business, Washington DC, USA; and Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom.
He is currently married to his wife Mrs Maryam Olajide and both of them are blessed with two children (one boy and one girl)—Fareedah Oluwamayokun Amoke Olajide-Adediran and Fadhilulah Oluwamurewa Adedayo Akanniade Olajide-Adediran.
Dr Azeez Olajide Career
Jandor is an avid politician, journalist, serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, technocrat, chairman and group CEO of Core Media Group and also the current 2023 PDP governorship candidate. Abdul-Azeez founded a career in communications consultancy, developing himself first as a proficient journalist with close to two decades of activities spanning business, entertainment and politics.
Currently, he is the Chairman and Group CEO of Core Media Group, a conglomerate consisting of several other companies including CoreTvNews, a 24hr digital terrestrial television station.
Jandor is also the Chairman of Datanet Project Services, an oil installation and procurement services company; Chairman, of The Floral Consult; Owner, Core-Bet, a Casino and Sports Betting firm.
The list of businesses and investments he owns includes;
- Core Media Group
- Datanet Project Services
- The Floral Consult
Aside from his business ventures, he also has the Jandor Foundation, where he serves as the Chairman/Lead Visioner. It’s a privately run non-governmental organization solely established to empower and liberate the less privileged, especially in Lagos State.
Almost after 2 years of establishment, the Foundation established a presence in all 57 local government areas in Lagos with over 2,000 volunteers who helped to transform over 10,000 lives and commissioned over 1800 projects.
Since the beginning of his career, he has received several recognitions and awards for his professional and humanitarian endeavours which include;
- 2021 Doctorate Degree in Leadership and Governance by South America University
Dr Olajide also belongs to several professional bodies such as;
- Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR)
- The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON)
- The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)
- The Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria (BON)
- Yoruba Tennis Club & Eko Club
Dr Azeez Olajide Cars
Despite how much money Jandor has, there’s yet to be accurate information on the number of cars he owns. But, the reality is that for a man of his calibre, he’ll have so many cars in his possessions.
As a result of his campaign, he has been spotted driving various cars from brands like Lexus, Toyota and so many others. Some of these cars are;
Dr Azeez Olajide House
There’s no knowledge concerning the number of houses Dr Azeez Olajide has. But for someone of his calibre, there is the certainty that he has several landed properties scattered across Nigeria and abroad. He has his campaign office in Adeniyi Jones called “Liberty Place, Jandor Foundation” 25 Adeniyi Jones, Oba Akran, Ikeja
Dr Azeez Olajide Net Worth
Dr Azeez Olajide is a serial entrepreneur who has stakes across various ventures and as such, they have all afforded him so much wealth which is estimated at around $7 million.
With the 2023 elections coming closer, there will be more people hearing the name of Dr Azeez Olajide as he is vying for the governorship role under the umbrella of one of the most renowned political parties—PDP.