14 Nov Sijibomi Ogundele
Dr. Sijibomi Ogundele is the young, energetic and innovative CEO and Group Managing Director of Sujimoto Group, the No.1 Luxury Real Estate Company in Nigeria that has become the standard for Luxury Development in sub–Saharan Africa within the last 8 years. A serial impact entrepreneur committed to raising the standard of luxury living in Africa by leveraging social enterprises and various industries to tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, ranging from building sustainable communities and cities to clean water and resilient industry and infrastructures. Rising from the slum of Agege, Mr. Ogundele was determined at a young age to overcome poverty and mediocrity, armed with just one thing – his dream and the power of his imagination. At 41, Dr. Ogundele has built his company, Sujimoto Group into a Luxury Construction behemoth and group of industries, said to worth over $600 million USD. Dr. Ogundele is currently at the forefront of creating Africa’s first 3-in-1 Twin Tower that combines Residence, Hospitality and Retail services together in one location, as well as launching Mr. Meat – the Uber for quality and affordable meat and Suji Water – a premium table water brand at an economy price, and other innovative businesses. Known for being the audacious Developer of the prestigious GiulianoBySujimoto in Banana Island, the jewel of Banana Island; the much talked-about LucreziaBySujimoto tower, set to be the most sophisticated high-rise building in Africa; the LeonardoBySujimoto waterfront building – a 33 floor luxury tower that is set to the tallest building in Lagos; the QueenAminaBySujimoto, first-of-its-kind luxury high-rise located in highbrow Abuja and the developer of the proposed Sujimoto Tower in Johannesburg South Africa and Downtown Dubai. Dr. Ogundele has featured in various local and international media platforms including CNN, CNBC Africa, Forbes Africa and Channels TV, as a brave young Entrepreneur, and an astute businessman with the capacity to change the Nigerian Real Estate Industry. As a testament to his ingenuity, the prestigious TF1 which is dubbed French CNN and the No.1 TV station in France and many Francophone countries, flew all the way from France to Nigeria, to document the outstanding achievements of the man they call ‘the Luxury Czar’ of African Luxury Real Estate – Sijibomi Ogundele, whose audacious and innovative business philosophy has continuously put the African continent on the world’s map for luxury projects. Sijibomi Ogundele is an avid and a voracious reader, who believes in continuous and never-ending improvement, a born philanthropist whose sees giving back to society as an obligation. He is a graduate of Law from Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom. He currently serves on the advisory board of several top organizations.