Bukka Hut Founder Laolu Martins Biography, Wikipedia, Cause of Death, Family, Net-worth


On this article, Dockaysworld takes a delve into the Late CEO of Bukka Hut, Laolu Martins biography and lifestyle.

@iammightygeorge a user on Twitter wrote;

Not sure anyone that has wined and dined in Lekki (Admiralty) hasn’t visited Bukka Hut.

Such is the case of the popularity of Mr Laolu Martins, the co-owner and founder of Lagos-based restaurant Bukka hut, who reportedly committed suicide in his home, early hours of Tuesday, 27th of September 2022.

Profile Summary

Full NameLaolu Martins
Age45 years
Date of Birth1977
GenderMale
NationalityNigerian
ResidenceLagos Island
Companies CEO Bukka Hut, CEO NISL
Profession Entrepreneur, Accountant, Stockbroker,
Education University of Lagos
Estimated Net Worth > 1 million USD
Relationship Status Married

Who is Laolu Martins? 

Laolu Martins is the CEO and co-founder of Bukka Hut, one of the leading restaurants in Lagos state

Born in 1977, Laolu Martins was also the CEO of Nigeria International Security Limited [NISL], an independent firm that specializes in investment brokering in Nigeria.

Bukka Hut Founder Laolu Martins Biography
Bukka Hut Founder Laolu Martins

Biography

Laolu Martins is a Serial entrepreneur, stockbroker, and chartered accountant with 12 years of experience in investment banking, corporate banking, stockbroking, asset management, and pension fund management.

Martins started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1999.

He joined Investment Banking & Trust Company Plc now Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc where he served in the Financial Control and Trade Finance/Foreign Operations units of the Bank before being seconded to Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Ltd where at various times he was Financial Controller, Head Asset Management and lastly Head Stockbroking.

He would later resign in 2005 to join Shell Nig. CPFA Ltd, the Fund Manager of the Shell Companies in Nigeria Pensions Scheme where he was Head, of Investments up till 2008 when he resigned to join Nigeria International Security Limited, NISL and was the current CEO before his death.

In 2011, alongside Rasheed Jayeola, they established their food company, Bukka Hut, and would go on to open a total of 15 more branches in Lagos state, 11 years after its establishment, making them one of the fastest-growing food companies in the state.

Age

Born in 1977, Laolu Martins was 45 years old at the time of his death.

Family

When it comes to specific details of his family, not much details about his wife & children are known at this time.

Death

On the 27th of September 2022, laolu martins the ceo of bukka hut reportedly committed suicide in his Lagos apartment after a long struggle with depression.

Net worth

Although his exact net worth is not known to the public, he is believed to be worth over 1 million US Dollars.

Social Media Handles

Martins’s social media handles are:

Instagram: @laolumartins
Twitter: @laolu_martin

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