The true identity of the real owner of the embattled Dowen College, situated in Lekki Phase one area of Lagos State, the boarding secondary school late Sylvester Oromoni jnr attended before his untimely death.
Dowen College, Lekki an upscale Lagos based school has been in the eye of the storm since the news broke out of a 12 year old boy and a student, Sylvetser Oromini was allegedly bullied to death by his seniors. Many have wondered who owns this elitist school?
In this article, you will find out everything you need to know about Chief Olumide Phillips: His biography, age, net worth, family, married, wife, children, daughters, only son, career, eduction, house, cars, arrested, court, news, school closed, dowen college closed, etc.
Biography and Wiki:
Who is Olumide Phillips? His real full name is Osborn Olumide Phillips is a popular Nigerian billionaire, businessman, entrepreneur and the CEO of Dowen College, Lekki.
Mr Olumide Phillips came to limelight after his school was called out in which one of his student named Sylvester Oromini, was bullied to death by another student.
Mr Olumide Phillips Wikipedia, Profile Summary
Real Full Name
Osborn Olumide Phillips
Olumide Phillips (PhD)
Date of Birth
July 28, 1945
76 Years Old (as of 2021)
State of Origin
Mrs Phillips Toyin
Businessman, Entrepreneur, owner of Dowen College
Early Life, Career and Educational Background:
Dr Olumide Phillips was born on July 28, 1945. He attended Methodist Boys’ High School, Lagos (1959-1963). He studied for his higher school certificate, Physics, Chemistry, and Pure and Applied Mathematics which he passed brilliantly at Igbobi College Lagos.
Olumide started his Engineering career as an apprentice with BP Oil Nigeria for 20 months before proceeding to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria September 1967 to study Mechanical Engineering , Dr. Phillips was a Mobil Scholar at the Ahmadu Bello University where he graduated with a B.Sc Hons in 1970 in Mechanical Engineering.
Dr Phillips joined Dunlop Nigeria Ikeja, where he served for six months before joining Gulf Oil Nigeria as a Petroleum Engineer in January 1971. At Gulf Oil Olumide’s was exposed to all areas of Petroleum Engineering practices including Reservoir Engineering, Production Engineering, Drilling and Well Sites Engineering and Geological and Geophysical Subsurface Studies.
Dr Phillips started in January 1973 at Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A his Post Graduate Studies in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering. He obtained his Masters Degree in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering in August 1974. He was the first recipient of a Dual title Ph.D in both Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering and Operations Research in May 1976.His areas of study included Reservoir Modeling and Simulation, Geological Modeling, Enhanced Oil Recovery, Thermal Recovery, Complex Linear Flow Models, 3 dimensional 3- phase flow in subsurface porous media and in pipes, Petroleum Compositional Simulation, Queuing Models, Optimization techniques, linear and complex flow models and Mathematical Programming. Dr. Olumide Phillips worked as both research and teaching assistant during his post graduate program and was a consultant on many advanced projects
Despite his fortunes, he is the type who always ensure that his children go to school to the highest level. We are told all his children have school outside Nigeria at top-top universities.
Olumide Phillips Wife:
Is Olumide Phillips married? Olumide Phillips is happily married to his beautiful wife, Mrs Phillips Toyin. They have been married for so many years now.
Chief Olumide Philips Children, Child:
Mr and Mrs Phillips have five (5) children together and they gave birth to one son and four daughters.
Mr Olumide Philip Daughters:
Lami Phillips is the only known daughter among his four daughters. Lami Phillips is also part of the board members of the school. She is the Director of Student and External affairs.
Olumide Phillips Companies:
Below is a list of some of the companies owned by Dowen College owner, Olumide Phillips:
Omatek: This is a company that deals with computers. Dr. Olumide Phillips has been working in this company for over 10 years where he gives advice on educational needs.Omatek Ventures PLC distributes computer products and provides related services. The Company manufactures casings, keyboards, speakers, computers, notebooks and servers. Omatek’s sole purpose is to produce computers that will help with E-learning in schools.
Olumide Phillips Scholarship:
As a way of giving back to the community, he has a scholarship scheme for the poor and the needy. He has been supporting people over the years. The schemes are called Catch The Young (CTY) and Dr. Olumide Phillips Scholarship (DROPS). This has been helping a lot of brilliant students over the years.
Olumide Phillips Net Worth:
Olumide Phillips’ net worth as of 2021 is estimated around $400,000,000 US dollars. His source of money is real estate, education, petroleum, computer sales and many more other business enterprises.
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