Kunle Adeyanju is a Nigerian adventure biker, entrepreneur, and author residing in London who just completed a charity bike ride from London to Lagos. Kunle Adeyanju is known for accepting challenges from the individuals in his life and asking them to donate to the charity fund.
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Early Life and Education
Kunle Adeyanju attended Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria after completing his primary and secondary school in the country.
Kunle joined the Rotary Club while still on campus.
In 2009, he completed a Master’s degree program in Postgraduate Learning.
He is currently pursuing a doctorate in Business Administration with a focus on social entrepreneurship at the University of Arizona in the United States.
When Kunle Adeyanju was still in university, he became a member of the Rotary Club. He was driven by a strong desire to raise awareness about polio in Africa. In Africa, polio is similar to an outbreak.
Kunle has ridden his bike to isolated locations and across difficult terrains to raise awareness for the global “End Polio Now” campaign and to generate donations to address community issues.
Kunle is also a motivational speaker who has given speeches at Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, Arm of Hope International, ABU Alumnus, and Tedz Oloibiri Road, among others.
He’s also the author of the book “Great Thinkers.” He has a collection of wise words from world leaders. “My Escapades on Kili,” his debut book, was published in 2013 and told the story of his trek to Africa’s tallest mountain, “Kilimanjaro.”
Kunle has always been fascinated by the natural world and its people as an adventurous biker. He has traveled to Qatar, Marrakech, Uganda, Poland, Rome, and Jerusalem to learn about the rich cultures of Japan, South Korea, and Mexico, as well as Qatar, Marrakech, Uganda, Poland, Rome, and Jerusalem.
Kunle has a blog called “The Pelicans,” where he offers his thoughts on various topics as well as soft skills.
Kunle Adeyanju began his career as a management trainee with a British American Tobacco Company.
His managerial career at the time included four (4) Nigerian northern states. Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, and Kastina are the four states.
In 2004, Adeyanju ventured into the oil and gas industry. He worked as the head of the Marketing team of Oando Gas and Power, where he oversaw the construction and extension of the Greater Lagos Industrial Area Natural Gas Pipeline Network.
However, in 2006, he went to work for Shell Petroleum, where he stayed for three years. First as a Fuels and Bitumen Manager, then as a Manager of Other Roles in the Company.
Kunle Adeyanju formed his private enterprise, Pelicians DNO, where he is the CEO, after having extensive expertise in the oil and gas sector.
Mr. Kunle Adeyanju is the modern-day Ajala the Traveller of Nigeria. He has traveled to at least 75 different countries.
Kunle Adeyanju has ridden his bike between Lagos and Ghana. In Cancun, he was also exposed to the rich culture of the Japanese, South Koreans, and Mexicans.
Kunle Adeyanju has traveled to Qatar, Marrakech, Uganga, Poland, Rome, and Jerusalem, among other places.
He claims that he is interested in an adventurous lifestyle because it is his passion. He is driven by his fascination with the natural world and the people who lived in it.
Kunle enjoys outdoor activities such as skydiving, mountain climbing, and bungee jumping in addition to biking and cycling.
Kunle Adeyanju is the first Nigerian to raise the Nigerian flag on Kilimanjaro’s summit. He ascended Africa’s tallest peak, Kilimanjaro, which stands at 19,341 feet above sea level.
The expedition took him seven days, according to him, with five days of ascent and two days of descent.
Kunle Adeyanju is the first Nigerian to fly the Nigerian flag atop Africa’s highest mountain peak, Kilimanjaro.
Biker Kunle Adeyanju Trip From London To Lagos
In a recent tweet, Kunle Adeyanju stated that he had landed in Ghana from the Ivory Coast.
He was served a plate of Jollof rice there. Despite his gratitude, the rider stated that he likes the Nigerian Jollof rice.
Kunle advertised his trip to Lagos on his Twitter account in April, a month before it began.
He stated that his journey will last over 25 days and cover over 12,000 kilometers.
He also detailed his path, detailing how he will go through 14 nations, beginning in London and ending in Lagos, Nigeria, passing through France, Spain, Morocco, Senegal, Mali, and Ghana.
Biker Kunle Adeyanju will use all of the monies earned throughout his trip to support primary healthcare, the Polio Plus programme, water and sanitation.
Kunle also posted how far he has come on his trip so far. He claims to have driven 111,301 kilometers on his motorcycle from Europe to Africa, according to one of his tweets.
He described Africa as a lovely location with kind people who aided him greatly on his long trek.
Kunle Adeyanju Net Worth
Biker Kunle Adeyanju is a Nigerian entrepreneur and author with an estimated net worth of $200,000.
Kunle Adeyanju’s marital status is confusing; he stated in an interview that he had children, but the rest is unclear.