|wedding day with his wife Grace 1984.|
Akinwunmi Adesina biography:
Adesina was born to a Nigerian farmer in Ibadan, Oyo State,Feb 6,1960.He attended a village school and the University of Ife,from where he graduated with a Bachelors in Agricultural Economics with First Class Honors in (1981) Remarkably,he was the first student to be awarded this distinction by the university. He pursued his studies at Purdue University in Indiana, briefly returning to Nigeria in 1984 to get married to his wife Grace,with which he has 2 children. He obtained his PhD (Agricultural Economics) in 1988 from Purdue where he won the Outstanding PhD Thesis for his research work.
He has a net worth of £5m