Oliver Abba: A Serial Entrepreneur cum Grassroots Politician with Humility

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Engr.Oliver Abba



Engr.Oliver Eche Abba is the Chief Executive Officer of AnchorWealth Limited and one of the fast-rising young serial entrepreneurs who grew his business in Ajegunle and remains a serial employer of labour in Ajeromi-Ifelodun government Area of Lagos State.

Born in his late 40s, grew up in Ajegunle and remains one of the hard working grassroots entrepreneurs that has great dream of taking Ajegunle to the world.

With the passion of giving Ajeromi local government council a new face of entrepreneurial leadership, he contested for the position of councillorship under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ward I in the recent Lagos State Local Government Elections. At his ward, he was voted massively with wide margin of victory but was marred by regularities from the powers that be in the State.

Engr.Oliver Abba hails from Otukpa in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State. The Idoma-born trained engineer believes that Ajegunle community can be great again if rightful leaders are voted into power without tribalism and politics. He believes that Ajegunle community is blessed with untapped resources that needed creative thinkers to harness the varied opportunities.

He attended Command Children’s school Mile2, Lagos and Command Secondary School Abakalaki and proceeded to Lagos State University to study Mechanical Engineering and graduated with flying colours.He did his NYSC at the Ministry of Works and Transport in Ibadan,Oyo State and worked briefly with Peacegate group and Kousin Nigeria Limited as supervising field engineer in Delta State.

Engr.Oliver was never deterred of life even when many of his friends abandoned him after university days; he saw excruciating poverty that propelled him to become one of the fastest growing young entrepreneurs in Nigeria. He is into timber export and property development and believes strongly that only business diversification can help a budding entrepreneur to achieve its set goal on earth.

If given opportunity to serve in any political leadership at the grassroots or national level, Engr.Oliver is ready to deliver the goods and nothing more. He is a trained engineer with creativity and remains one of the faithful PDP card carriers in Ajegunle and Nigeria.



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