Meet Adebayo Ogunlesi, The Nigerian Who Owns 5 Airports In UK

Adebayo “Bayo” O. Ogunlesi was born on December 20, 1953 (age 66) in Sagamu, Ogun, Nigeria.

Bayo is the son of Theophilus O. Ogunlesi, the first Nigerian professor of medicine at University of Ibadan

He attended the prestigious King’s College, Lagos. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association. He was a lecturer at Harvard Law School.

He received a B.A. with first-class honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University in England.

He is married to a British-born optometrist, Dr Amelia Quist-Ogunlesi in 1985. They are blessed with two children.

Adebayo Ogunlesi is currently the Chairman and Managing Partner at the private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).

Adebayo “Bayo” O. Ogunlesi Owns five Airports in the UK. He Bought London Gatwick Airport For £1.5 Billion.

Recently, a popular Nigerian Afrobeat singer, Burna Boy mentioned his name in one of his latest singles.
“I no want make person tell me say I too lazy (Oluwa Burna of la la ni)
As I dey hustle like Adebayo Ogunlesi (No go talk say me I too lazy)”
The mention of the name ‘Adebayo Ogunlesi’ has made people search for facts about the individual.

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