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Abisola Kola-Daisi

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Abisola Kola-Daisi
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BornAbisola Abiola-Ajimobi
(1981-03-12) 12 March 1981 (age 40)
Lagos, Nigeria
🏳️ Nationality
💼 Occupation
Entrepreneur, Fashion
🌐 Websitehttp://www.http://abikd.com//

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Abisola Kola-Daisi (née Abisola Abiola-Ajimobi; born March 12, 1981) is a Nigerian entrepreneur. Abisola also known as Abi-KD.[1] is the founder of Florence H,[2] a luxury a luxury multi-branded women and menswear in Lagos, Nigeria; AKD Lifestyle, a luxury lifestyle consultancy; The Luxury Lifestyle Market (TLLM), a seasonal luxury-focused exhibition showcasing and redefining the idea of luxury in Africa; and the CEO of Grandex Stores, a major supermarket chain in Nigeria, selling fast-moving consumer goods and general merchandise. She is also founder of the AKD Foundation.

Early life and education[edit]

Abisola was born in Surulere, Lagos, on March 12, 1981. She is the daughter of Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, the Oyo State governor and Florence Ajimobi of the renowned Hajaig family of Lebanon. Abisola is the eldest of five siblings, Abimbola, Ajibola, Abolaji, and Ajijola. She spent most of her early years between Lagos, Nigeria and Lomé, Togo, due to her father’s work as an oil and gas executive at National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company; a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company. She attended British School of Lomé, Togo, where she learned to speak French fluently and Vivian Fowler, Lagos—before relocating to the United States of America to attend Santa Monica College and subsequently obtain a degree in Finance at California State University, Northridge[2].

Career[edit]

Upon the completion of her degree in the United States of America, Abisola worked with a range of fashion houses including Victoria's Secret, BCBG, and Morgan, before completing the mandatory National Youth Service Corps in Nigeria. She subsequently worked with Saje Shipping, a subsidiary of MRS Oil Nigeria Plc as the General Manager, Finance and Administration, before founding Florence H Luxury in 2012.

In the media[edit]

Abisola is renowned for her great style, with blogs frequently commenting on her style.[3] She is also an advocate for made in Africa products, especially as it pertains to fashion and luxury goods[2]. She has featured on a number of episodes of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, an American reality television series that airs on E! [4]

Public and philantropic activities[edit]

Abisola works with various charities. She founded the AKD Kids Foundation to cater to orphans and displaced children in Nigeria. She is also a patron of the ABC foundation, a home founded by her mother, in Ibadan, Lagos. She is quoted as saying “every time I think about the fact that a lot of people cannot afford the basic needs in life I get so emotional and it breaks my heart, I often wish I can help them all.”

Personal life[edit]

Abisola is married to Kolapo Kola-Daisi and is the mother of three children.

References[edit]


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