A Nigerian Facebook user, Olabode Opeseitan who shared photos from the event, wrote;
House Leader at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has blessed his wife, Yemisi, with a glittering brand new Benz G-Wagon valued at over N100 million to celebrate her 50th birthday. The best “Assurance” or what do you think?
However some other sources said the G-wagon is worth N38million. Here are photos and video below;
Here are some facts you need to know about Femi Gbajabiamila;
1. Educated in Nigeria, US and the UK
Femi Gbajabiamila attended the popular Igbobi College in Yaba, Lagos and then proceeded to King William’s College, on the Isle of Man, United Kingdom. He also attended John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, United States and the University Of Lagos (UNILAG), in Lagos obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Law. The 53 year old lawyer is famous in the Nigerian political environment since he joined politics and became elected to the House of Representatives in 2003, and re-elected in 2007 and then 2011. He represented the Surulere I constituency of Lagos State in the House of Representatives and was the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives in the 6 and 7 Assembly
2. Raised Eyebrows as a Lawyer in the USA
Although he practiced law in Georgia, United States of America, before returning to Nigeria in 2002, Femi was sanctioned for professional misconduct and negligence. He does, however, lamented that the offence was committed by a ‘para-legal’ who failed to carry out instructions concerning the handling of a client’s $25,000. He, however, denied that he was charged.
3. No Shying From the Limelight
As the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila’s major legislative interests are the independence of the legislature and welfare. Hon. Gbajabiamila has shown that he has no fear of controversy, having stood against former president Olusegun Obasanjo in the latter’s third term bid. As an opposition politician, he moved a motion invoking the doctrine of necessity which allowed for recently-ousted President Goodluck Jonathan to become Acting President in 2009. He is also known for being the first legislator to reject a national honours award.