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Prince Samuel Adedoyin biography,Children, Family, Founder of Doyin Group of Companies

Name: Prince Samuel Adedoyin
Date of Birth: December, 1935.
State of Origin:  Agbamu, Kwara State.Nigeria.
Occupation:Business man, Chairman, Doyin group of companies.
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Prince Samuel Adedoyin pictured

Prince Samuel Adedoyin is one of the richest Nigerian Business man and founder of Doyin group of companies, with interest in Real estate,Auto industry, hospitality industry, production of fast moving commodity goods (FMCG) for households, beverages and aggro allied chemicals.

Prince Adedoyin hails from Agbamu, in Kwara state Nigeria, where he had his early primary school education at saint Paul Primary sckool, Agbamu.

Prince Samuel Adedoyin was born into the family of Mr and Mrs Solomon Adedoyin Olaosebikan and Rachel Oni in Lagos, and had to face the usual challenges of been born into a polygamous homes and eventual separation of his parent.

He later relocated to Lagos to live with his father at Ebute metta area of Lagos mainland after his Primary education, before moving to Ghana after he was caught by immigration officials trying to stow away to London. He was subsequently documented to be sent back to Lagos after he was picked up by Immigration officials but begged to be allowed to work for sometime there to enable him raise some money, which he was pardon and allowed to work briefly in the West African Country of Ghana. 

Young Samuel Adedoyin after making little money from Ghana, Relocated back to Agbamu and then back to Lagos, where his journey to self dependency and business growth started. First he started by selling umbrella and bags as a petty trader in Idumagbo area of Lagos Island.

Following growth and successes of his trade at Idumagbo, Prince Samuel Adedoyin in 1968 established Doyin investment, producing leather bags and shoes through direct Labour. 

Prince Samuel Adedoyin Business empire as since grown from just petty trading and leather shoe and bags production to a large Group of Companies (Doyin Group of Companies) with over 14 subsidiaries and with presence in major sectors of the Nigeria economy, Adedoyin's business spans across the following trading and business arm, namely Global Soap & Detergent Industries Limited,Consolidated Foods and Beverages Limited,Doyin Pharmaceutical (Nigeria) Limited,Doyin Farms,doyin Pharmaceutical Plant,Doyin Bottled Water Plant, Doyin PET Bottle Plant,Carbonated / Flavour Drinks Plant/fruit juice plant.

He's also had a failed attempt at the banking sector, promoting City Express bank, which got defunct in year 2005 following the banks inability to meet up with the needs of Banks customers.

Prince Samuel Adedoyin children

Prince Adedoyin is a Lagos socialite with wives and 13 children,Popular among which is his first daugther and child Mrs Yemisi Ogunde, Princess Olufunke Addeoyin is a Pharmacist by training (Former Minister of State for Health between 1999 and 2007 during President Olusegun Obasanjo's civillian regime). she is presently a Senator representing Irepodun Senatorial district of Kwara State at the National Assembly (2015)

Princess Adenike Adedoyin is a Cinematograper, media studies entusiast, Photography and Dramatic Arts practioner.

Other  Adedoyin's are:
Bimbo Fola-Alade a trained lawyer, Princess Olusola Adedoyin-Adeoti, a graduate of Marketing/Accouting from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, USA, Ayo Adedoyin (son) is the founder of Peace gate group, a major player in the Aviation and Maritime sector of Nigera, Ademola Adedoyin a trained graphic designer,film maker, media enterpreneur and actor studied A-Levels at St Bede’s School in Hailsham, East Sussex, UK.

Other childrin of Doyin group founder are Prince Aanuoluwapo, Ifeoluwapo, Oluyemisi Adedoyin, Abiodun Adedoyin and Adeyemi Adedoyin.

he is in his 80's.


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