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Laolu Martins (born 1977) was a banker with over 21 years of experience in investment banking, corporate banking, brokerage and asset and pension fund management. He co-founded and became CEO of Bukka Huta leading fast food chain in Nigeria.

Biography of Laolu Martins

Full name :

Laolu Martins

Place of birth :

Lagos State, Nigeria

State of origin:

Lagos State, Nigeria


Banking, Stock Exchange, Asset and Pension Fund Management

Social media handles:

$1 million

Social media handles:

Instagram: laolumartins
Twitter: @laolu_martins

Youth and education

Laolu Martins was born in 1977 in Lagos State, Nigeria to Mr. and Mrs. Martins. He also studied in Lagos StateNigeria, where he attended a private school before enrolling in University of Lagoswhere he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.


In 1999, Laolu Martins started working at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He started investing Bank & Trust Company Plcnow known as Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, where he worked in the Trade Finance/Foreign Operations and Financial Control departments. After that, he was seconded to Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Ltd., where he held various positions, including financial controller, head of asset management and head of stock exchange.

Later he left to join Shellfish and served as Head of Investments at CPFA Ltd.the fund manager of the Front companies in Nigerian Pension Schemewhere he served as Head of Investments until 2008 when he left to join Nigeria International Security Limited (NISL), an independent financial services company specializing in investments in the Nigerian market. He then left in 2005 to join Shellfish.

Olaolu Martins is co-founder and executive director of Bukka Huta leading fast food chain in Nigeria

Private life

Olaolu Martins is believed to have died at his home on the evening of Tuesday, September 27, 2022 and was survived by his wife, children, elderly mother, father and siblings.

Cause of death

He reportedly ended his life at his home at 3am on Tuesday after giving up his allegedly protracted battle with depression.

Net worth of Laolu Martins

Laolu Martins has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Social media handles

Instagram: laolumartins
Twitter: @laolu_martins

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