Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Biography: Age, Career, Husband

January 16, 2022

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi is a Nigerian-based media personality and the daughter of Lateef Olufemi Okunnu, SAN, the former Federal Works Commissioner.

This article is about Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi. It contains Khadijah's biography; age, career, family, presidential aspiration, and everything else we know about her. 

Khadijah Okunnu Biography
Khadija Okunnu-Lamidi

However, before you continue, have a glance at her quick profile.

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Profile

Full Name: Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi

Date of Birth: 1993

Age: 38

State of Origin: Lagos State

Occupation: Media Personality

Nationality: Nigerian

Spouse: Adeshola Lamidi


Net Worth: $5-$20 million

Who is Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi?

Khadijah Okunnu is a young popular Nigerian media personality famous for her works and her aspirations to run for the Nigerian presidency in 2023.

She was born in Lagos in 1993 into a wealthy family with a legacy of public service. She is also the founder of Alice Media Solutions.


Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi gained her primary school education from 1986-1994 at Lagos Staff School and Childville School Yaba.

From 1994 to 2000, she attended Atlantic Hall Maryland for her high school.

After high school, she attended the University of Bolton RAK Campus in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where she pursued a degree in Business Management (Hons). 

Also, she attended the prominent Heriot-Watt University in Dubai where she pursued a Master's degree in Strategic Project Management (SPM).

After her Master's degree, Khadija moved back to Lagos state where she underwent the required NYSC program and there, she taught Chemistry and Physics at a Lagos State Government School as her primary assignment.

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Parents

Khadijah Okunnu was born into a wealthy family in Lagos state. Her father, Lateef Femi Okunnu (SAN) is the president of Isale-Eko descendants Union and an elder statement.

He was a former Federal Commissioner of Works and Housing in Nigeria from 1967 to 1974 and he has records of groundbreaking infrastructural developments and credits to his name.

Meanwhile, Khadijah's mother's name is Arinola Omolu. She is a popular businesswoman of Ago-Owu pedigree. 

Khadijah is the only child of her parents, however, she has step-siblings from both her paternal and maternal sides 

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Career

Khadijah's career began at 16 when she landed her first job at The Motherless Babies Home, Lekki, Lagos Stae, Nigeria, at 16. It was there she learned about community influencing.

Later, she worked for four years at the Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) which after she went into entrepreneurship and founded her advertising agency, Slice Media Solutions. 

Khadijah Okunnu became the first female who was featured in an Out-Of-Home magazine in Nigeria as a cover story. Also, she has been ranked as one of the top 50 Women in Marketing and Communications in Nigeria.

Khadijah also doubles as a remember of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).

She is famous for her gender equality promotion and youth development advocacy and she has facilitated some social impact initiatives such as:

  • Help Our Youth (HOY)

  • Water relief Nigeria

  • You Better Nigeria

  • Bridge the Gap Project. 

She has recently declared interest in running the presidential race in Nigeria in 2023.

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Presidential Aspirations

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi bio

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi has recently declared her interest to join the run for the Office of the President of Nigeria in 2023 and this was inspired by her desire to restore hope and make Nigeria better for all Nigerian citizens.

In her declaration of interest, Khadijah added that the Nigerian youths under the age of 30 have borne the most impact of the bad governance in Nigeria, unemployment topping the list of all.

She said: “I believe in the possibilities Nigeria holds; that is why I have taken this first step, not because there are no fears, but the will to bring about the Nigeria we all wish, hope, and believe we can make a reality together.”

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Personal Life

Khadijah Okuunu is married to Adeshola Lamidi. Adeshola Lamidi is a financial assistant and rim management professional. 

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Net Worth

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi's net worth is yet to be confirmed. It is still under review and we will update this section once we receive the information.

Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Social Media

You can follow the presidential aspirant on social media through these accounts:

Twitter @kol_nigeria

Tiktok @kol_nigeria

Instagram @kol_nigeria

YouTube @ kol nigeria.

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