Lekan Balogun, an indigene of Epetedo area of Lagos Island was born on the 5th of January 1987 into the families of Babatunde Balogun and Motolani (Nee Balogun).
‘LB’ as he’s fondly called had his primary school education at Corona School, Apapa (1992 – 1997) then proceeded to King’s College, Lagos and graduated in 2003. He attended Bowie State University, Maryland USA where he bagged a B.Sc. in Accounting in May 2010.
He satisfied his compulsory one-year National Youth Service scheme between March 2011 and February 2012 at the National Assembly, Abuja specifically working as the Legislative Aide to the Senate Minority Whip (Senator Ganiyu Solomon – Lagos West). In his additional two years working at the Senate, he took up the role of a liaison between the Office of the Senate Minority Whip and the Senate Committees on 1999 Constitution Review, Petroleum Upstream, Capital Markets, Navy and Inter-Parliamentary Affairs.
In August 2014, he returned to the United States following his admission into Mercer University, Atlanta. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University’s Stetson School of Business & Economics in May 2016.
In April 2017, he joined the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc as a Treasury Officer then later filled in as the acting head of the treasury unit in the Organization’s Finance Department. Working closely with the Federal Ministries of Power, Works and Housing; Finance and Budget Office, he coordinated the preparation NBET’s 2018 and 2019 budgets, and drove the execution of these budgets.
He is a huge advocate for Tourism as a mechanism for infrastructure & development and an alternate major source of Internally Generated Revenue. He has a flare for urban renewal and development.
He enjoys water and boating activities, Polo and Football. He’s a member of Apapa Boat Club and Lagos Jetski Club