Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Biography
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi is a Nigerian media personality and the daughter of former commissioner, Lateef Olufemi Okunnu, SAN. The Nigerian media personality is the Chairman Executive Officer (CEO) of Slice Media Solutions. She is the founder of Slice Media Solutions, a top advertising agency in Nigeria.
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Early Life and Education
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi was born in Lagos State into the family of Lateef Femi Okunnu (SAN), the President of Isale-Eko descendants Union and an elder statesman.
He was born in Lagos State alongside his siblings into a wealthy family with a legacy of public service.
Khadijah’s mother, Arinola Omololu, is a businesswoman who hails from the Ago-Owu pedigree.
She attended the University of Lagos Staff School and Childville School Yaba for her primary education and then proceeded to Atlantic Hall School in Maryland for her secondary education.
She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management (Hons) from the University of Bolton RAK Campus in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Khadijah also earned a Master’s degree in Strategic Project Management (SPM) from the prestigious Heriot-Watt University, Dubai.
The 38-year-old moved back to Lagos to undergo the mandatory NYSC programme where served at a Lagos State Government School.
After her NYSC programme, Khadijah got her first job at the age of 16 at a Lekki Motherless Babies Home where she was introduced to community influencing.
She previously worked at the Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA).
Khadijah later ventured into entrepreneurship and founded Slice Media Solutions, an advertising agency.
She is a member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and has been featured as one of the Top 50 Women in Marketing & Communication in Nigeria.
Khadijah is known for her philanthropic and gender-balanced youth development advocacy. She co-founded some social impact initiatives, including Water Relief Nigeria, Help Our Youth (HOY), To Better Nigeria and Project: Bridge the Gap.
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Presidential Aspiration
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi has declared her interest in running for the office of the President of Nigeria in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
She said her desire to restore hope and make Nigeria work for all Nigerians is her motivation for showing interest in running for the seat of the presidency.
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Net Worth
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi is a famous media personality and the CEO of Slice Media Solutions. Her net worth is around $5 million.
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi is happily married to Adeshola Lamidi, a financial analyst and risk management professional, with the union blessed with children.
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