– A Nigerian business man has donated N4.2 billion to a university in the US
– Mohammed Indimi has a long standing relationship with Lynn University and has a centre there named after him
A major Nigerian billionare has donated a huge sum to a university in the United States.
Founded in 1962, the university is a private, coeducational institution located in Boca Raton, Florida.
Borno-born billionaire, Mohammed Indinmi, is the lead donor of Lynn’s newest faculty, the $14m Mohammed Indimi International Business Centre. The university is a private, coeducational institution located in Boca Raton, Florida. Founded in 1962.
The centre was dedicated in 2014 and is a state of the art facility outfitted with technology systems to enhance the students’ educational environment , with 11 classrooms and 15 other new spaces also provide conference and meeting areas for collaborations between students, faculties and corporations.
Recently named the 39th richest man in Africa by Forbes, Mohammed Indimi is a self-made billionaire whose major source of wealth is oil.
He was was b in August 1947 and founded Oriental Energy in 1990, of which he is still chairman.
He is an in-law of former Nigerian president and retired Nigerian Army general Ibrahim Babangida. Mohammed Indinmi has a long standing relationship with Lynn University, having sent six of his children to study there.
He also received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the university on May 12, 2012 and a gala was held to recognise Indimi’s business and philanthropic achievements.