We received the shock news of Tunji Olurin’s death and we joined in sending our condolences message to the family of the bereaved.
While the nation are mourning the death of Tunji Olurin, we have written some facts about the former Army personnel.
Tunji Olurin Biography
Tunji Olurin served as the military Governor of Oyo State and also the Field Commander of ECOMOG Peacekeeping Force in Liberia during the 1992-1993 First Liberian Civil War.
He is hails from Ilaro, Ogun State, Nigeria where he was born and raised.
Tunji Olurin Age
Tunji Olurin died at the age of 76.
Early Life and Education
Tunji Olurin was born to Chief M. A. O. Olurin, the Agoro of Illaro and Madam Abigail Fola Olurin.
He attended Egbado College now Yewa College and Technical College, now Ibadan Polytechnic in Ibadan.
Olurin graduated from the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna where he obtained NDA Certificate of Education.
He also graduated from the School of Infantry, Quetta, Pakistan, the Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna and the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos.
Tunji Olurin joined the Nigerian Army in 1967, as an officer cadet of the 3rd Regular Course and earned his Nigerian Defence Academic of Education (NDACE).
In March 1970, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army.
He served as the Deputy Defence to the Nigerian High Commission in India as a Major from 1975-1978.
Tunji Olurin had served in numerous positions before he retired.
He was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Tunji Olurin Net Worth
Tunji Olurin was a Nigerian one star general, with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Tunji Olurin Wife
Olurin was married and the marriage blessed with lovely children who are alive to mourn his death.
Tunji Olurin Death
Tunji Olurin died on August 21, 2021 after brief illness.