The founder of First City Monument Bank, Subomi Balogun, has died.
He reportedly died in a London hospital Friday morning
Mr Balogun had celebrated his 89th birthday on 9th March.
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Subomi Balogun was born in 1934 at Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria to Muslim parents. Balogun converted to Christianity while in secondary school.
He graduated from Igbobi college and studied Law at the London School of Economics Before leaving for Europe, he briefly worked as a teacher.
As a student in London, Balogun regularly attended fellowships and had the opportunity to meet some noted Nigerians such as Yakubu Gowon before the latter was president.
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After earning his law degree, he returned to Nigeria to join the Ministry of Justice, Western Region.
From the regional Ministry of Justice where he was a Crown Counsel, Balogun found a new post as a Parliamentary Counsel in the Federal ministry of Justice.
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