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Bunmi Olusona was born on 2 June, 1965 in Kwara State, Nigeria, is a Politician, Human Rights Activist, Clergy. Discover Bunmi Olusona’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 55 years old?
|Occupation||Politician, Human Rights Activist, Clergy|
|Age||55 years old|
|Born||2 June 1965|
|Birthplace||Kwara State, Nigeria|
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Bunmi Olusona Net Worth
He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Bunmi Olusona worth at the age of 55 years old? Bunmi Olusona’s income source is mostly from being a successful Politician. He is from Nigerian. We have estimated Bunmi Olusona’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Politician|
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Timeline of Bunmi Olusona
Between 2014/2015, Rev. Bunmi Olusona was the State Director General of Mohammed Dele Belgore’s Governorship campaign organization popularly called ‘Orange Revolution’
Bunmi Olusona became a member of the Kwara State Caretaker Committee of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and All Progressives Congress (APC) between 2013/2014. He later became the Interim Kwara State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), a position the national leadership of the party later ceded to Alhaji Ishola Fulani.
By 2011, he contested for the Irepodun/Oke-Ero/Ekiti/Isin federal constituency seat at the National Assembly on the political platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) he lost the election in controversial circumstances. The election was believed to have been rigged against him.
Reverend Bunmi Olusona was a close political associate of Barrister Mohammed Dele Belgore, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria who was the 2011 Gubernatorial Candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, (ACN) in Kwara State.
On his return to Nigeria, he went into party politics by joining the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and became the party’s Kwara State Governorship candidate in 2007. He lost the Election to the incumbent Governor of the State, Senator Bukola Saraki who is the current Nigerian Senate President.
Rev. Bunmi Olusona went on exile to Europe during the notorious Military regime of Sanni Abacha, As a ‘Campaign Officer’ with the Campaign for Democracy, (CD) and an active member of the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights, CDHR, he participated in many protests against the Military dictatorship of late General Sanni Abacha. He fled Nigeria in 1996 after he granted a radio interview critical of the regime to CNN over the gruesome assassination of late Kudirat Abiola, wife of the late popular Nigerian millionaire politician, Chief MKO Abiola.
Bunmi Olusona and other detained students’ activists were all declared prisoners of conscience by the Amnesty International in 1991/92.
He contested and became the President of the University of Ibadan Students Union in 1989/90 under Professor Ayo Banjo, the then Vice Chancellor. By 1991/92 Bunmi Olusona became Zonal D Chairman of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) comprising all the tertiary institutions of South Western Part of Nigeria. After a popular nationwide anti-SAP riots of 1992, Bunmi Olusona and a few other students’ leaders of the NANS were unlawfully arrested, detained and lumped with hardened criminals at the over-crowded Nigeria Ikoyi Prisons and Kirikiri maximum prison under decree no 2 of 1984. This notorious decree was enacted by the former Nigerian military dictator, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. At the end of the uprising, over two hundred Nigerians were estimated to have been killed by the police, a huge number wounded and some student activists detained.
Reverend Bunmi Olusona also known as ‘Beyond Jordan’ amongst fellow activists was a fierce Students’ Union activist. He started student activism from the Kwara State College of Technology 1984/85 now renamed The Kwara State Polytechnic. He became the Vice President of the ‘Reformers Academy’ an Organisation formed by Professor Osam Edim Osam of the University of Ibadan, UI.
Bunmi Olusona was unlawfully arrested and detained alongside other students’ activists namely: Christian Akanni, Kayode Olatunji, Late Barrister Bamidele Aturu, Barrister Opeyemi Bamidele, Barrister Abdul Aminu Mahmud, Emmanuel Nwanzu and Nasir Kura. He and some of these activists were four months both at the SSS detention facility at Ikoyi, they were later moved into Ikoyi and Kirikiri maximum prisons under the Detention of Persons Decree No. 2 of 1984 as amended. It was detention without trial. He was released along with other (NANS) leaders after a legal battle sponsored by the Barrister Alao Aka Bashorun led Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and Barrister Olisa Agbakoba led Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO). Bunmi Olusona lost an academic session due to his incarceration at the Ikoyi prisons.
Festus Bunmi Olusona (born 2 June 1965) is a Nigerian human rights activist and politician.