FAB Man Crush: Entrepreneur, Otunba Akin Alabi

April 2, 2018
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Otunba Akin Alabi is an Internet entrepreneur, author, direct marketing consultant, publisher, motivational speaker and philanthropist. Born on March 31, 1977 in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria, to Chief and Mrs Adediran Alabi, Akin had his primary education at command children school, Ibadan and secondary school education at Federal Government College, Enugu.

He proceeded to the Polytechnic Ibadan where he obtained his Higher National Diploma in Business Administration. His desire for more knowledge has made him obtain professional certificate courses in business, marketing and management in glamorous institutions like the London School of Economics and the Harvard Business school.

Since then, Akin Alabi has gone on to start many other small businesses. One of them we cannot but mention is NairaBET.com, a sports bookmaking outfit with over 1,000 outlets across Nigeria. The website has also been ranked by Alexa.com as the most visited African sports bookmaking website.

Akin Alabi is heavily involved in philanthropic works. He is the founder of Akin Alabi Foundation, a non-governmental, not for profit outfit, aimed at improving the well being of the average Nigerian. With the motto, touching lives one person at a time, the foundation has successfully implemented projects like building and donations classrooms to primary schools, sinking of bore holes in areas where there is scarcity of water, financial empowerment of widows, free business and vocational trainings for youths and lots more.

He is married to Oluwadamilare and they are blessed with two children Oluwalayomi and Ireoluwa Alabi.

Born on March 31, 1977 in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria, to Chief and Mrs Adediran Alabi, Akin had his primary education at command children school, Ibadan and secondary school education at Federal Government College, Enugu.

He proceeded to the Polytechnic Ibadan where he obtained his Higher National Diploma in Business Administration. His desire for more knowledge has made him obtain professional certificate courses in business, marketing and management in glamorous institutions like the London School of Economics and the Harvard Business school.

Since then, Akin Alabi has gone on to start many other small businesses. One of them we cannot but mention is NairaBET.com, a sports bookmaking outfit with over 1,000 outlets across Nigeria. The website has also been ranked by Alexa.com as the most visited African sports bookmaking website.

Akin Alabi is heavily involved in philanthropic works. He is the founder of Akin Alabi Foundation, a non-governmental, not for profit outfit, aimed at improving the well being of the average Nigerian. With the motto, touching lives one person at a time, the foundation has successfully implemented projects like building and donations classrooms to primary schools, sinking of bore holes in areas where there is scarcity of water, financial empowerment of widows, free business and vocational trainings for youths and lots more.

He is married to Oluwadamilare and they are blessed with two children Oluwalayomi and Ireoluwa Alabi.

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