Mr. Bolaji Oshobukola, is an accomplished Nigerian businessman, philanthropist, and strategic business coach. He is an expert in real estate development, entrepreneurship, and media. His brand Facetime Pictures has achieved national recognition and even attracted an international clientele. He diversified his business portfolio in 2012, venturing into the trading and distributing of exotic wines, cognac, and champagne.
Mr. Bolaji also founded Odibola Properties Limited, a global real estate development company that has made significant contributions to the real estate industry in Rivers State and Nigeria. With his extensive experience and expertise, he has made significant contributions to the Nigerian business community and beyond. Born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to Mr. Olusegun and Mrs. Esther Oshobukola of Ilesha in Ilesha East LGA of Osun State, Bolaji grew up with four siblings in a loving and supportive family environment. He developed a passion for sports, particularly polo, and cycling, and loves spending leisure time watching movies with his family. Throughout his childhood, Mr. Oshobukola was a diligent and hardworking student, excelling in both academics and extracurricular activities. He was known for his exceptional leadership skills and his ability to work well with others. Bolaji is a distinguished alumnus of Olanada primary school, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where he received his early education. He then proceeded to Government Secondary School Okoronodu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where he excelled in his studies and completed his secondary education with distinction. His academic excellence earned him admission to study Accountancy at the prestigious Rivers State University (RSU), formerly known as the Rivers State University of Science and Technology. Bolaji’s dedication and hard work paid off as he graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in Accounting from RSU.
Mr Bolaji, is a multi-talented entrepreneur with a passion for excellence and a heart for humanity. Bolaji’s entrepreneurial journey began as a professional photographer and media enthusiast while studying at Rivers State University. After graduation, Bolaji focused on growing his business, Facetyme Pictures, which gained national recognition and attracted an international clientele. Not one to rest on his laurels, Bolaji ventured into the trading and distribution of exotic wines, cognac, and champagne, and later diversified into the real estate industry with the establishment of Odibola Properties Limited, a leading brand in luxury short-stay rentals. Through Odibola Properties, Bolaji has made landed property acquisition open and affordable to all categories of earners and has contributed tremendously to the economy of Rivers State and Nigeria. His passion for humanity led him to establish the Real People’s Foundation, which focuses on human capacity development, advocacy, and charitable services. Mr. Bolaji Oshobukola is an exemplary leader who places a high premium on the welfare of his employees. Under his leadership, Odibola Properties Limited has become renowned for its progressive employee policies, including competitive remuneration, comprehensive health insurance, and opportunities for professional development.
Mr. Bolaji’s Christian faith is evident in his life and business practices, as he continues to mentor over 200 staff in the areas of salesmanship, customer service excellence, integrity, and accountability. Bolaji is a remarkable individual whose impact on society is far-reaching and commendable. As a philanthropist, Mr. Bolaji is known for his deep commitment to community development. Through the Real People’s Foundation, he has launched various initiatives that have impacted the lives of many people positively. Some of these initiatives include the provision of free medical services, scholarships for indigent students, and advocacy for good governance and environmental sustainability.
As a visionary entrepreneur who has been recognized for his exceptional contributions to the business world. Bolaji has received several prestigious awards and accolades, including the Rotary International Award for outstanding leadership in a specific field in a particular year. In 2018, Bolaji received the Emerging Voices Award at the Port Harcourt Business Award ceremony, which recognized his innovative ideas and significant contributions to the business community. The following year, Bolaji was named the Best Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year at the same event, recognizing his exceptional achievements in the real estate industry.
Mr Bolaji cherishes these awards, which serve as a testament to his dedication to excellence and commitment to success. His accomplishments have set him apart as a remarkable individual and a role model for aspiring entrepreneurs. Bolaji is a loving husband to Queen Racheal, a national beauty queen and managing director of Facetyme Pictures. Together, they are a power couple epitomizing excellence, hard work, and dedication.
Overall, Mr. Bolaji Oshobukola is a charismatic and inspiring leader who has made significant contributions to Nigeria’s economy and society. He is a role model for aspiring entrepreneurs and a beacon of hope for the Nigerian business community. In his spare time, Mr. Bolaji enjoys engaging in various sports activities, including polo and cycling. He also has a deep passion for travel and has visited several countries around the world, gaining insights into different cultures and ways of life.
MR BOLAJI OSHOBUKOLA