Ibukun Awosika: Biography, Career, Award & Networth Of The World Class Businesswoman

Ibukun Awosika is one of the business tycoons in Nigeria and Africa at large. She happened to be the first woman to attained Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria.

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Aside banking sector, the business tycoon is also an author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur of high value.

Information gathered shows that she boast of $18.6 million networth.

She also spearheaded the popular television show tagged “Business His Way.”

Bio Data

Ibukun Awosika was born on the 24th of December 1962 in Ibadan, Oyo State. She attended Methodist Girls’ High School, Yaba. She also studied at Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State.

Ibukun Awosika’s love for business, made her to proceed to Barcelona in Spain to study more about business.

It was learnt that she got married to Abiodun Awosika. She is the current Chief Executive Officer of The Chair Center Group. The company specializes in furniture of all kinds.


Life as an Author 

Do you know that Ibukun Awosika is also an Author? She has written lots of mindblowing and inspiring books that becomes the major talk of business owners. Some of the books are, The Girls in the Boardroom, My Thoughts in Quotes, Business His Way and lots more.


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Life as Board member of many Companies 

Do you know that Ibukun Awosika is also a board member of many companies in Nigeria?

Some of the companies are; IESE’s International Advisory Board, Digital Jewel Ltd, Cadbury Nigeria Plc, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund, First Bank Nigeria and lots more.



Do you know that Ibukun Awosika is also an award winning businesswoman?

In 2006, she won the Entrepreneur Award of the Year of FATE Foundation Awards.

In 2008, she won the International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge Award

Lastly in 2020, She also won the Africa Forbes Women Award as Africa Chairperson.

Without mincing words, Ibukun Awosika is a successful businesswoman with lots of mouthwatering achievements.