By Oba Michael Soyebo
He is one of the well-trained kids of late billionaire businessman, Alhaji Fatai Gbemisola of Fatgbems Group of Companies. Those who know him right from his early days have described him as a man of his own. And he is far from being a spoilt silver spoon kid.
Unlike some privileged kids who find it hard to crawl out of their successful parents’ shadow, Kabir Jibola Gbemisola had already built a brand for himself even before his father’s demise. He was the Chief Executive Officer at Spirsal Oil and Gas for six years. He single handedly nurtured the company to prominence in the Oil and Gas industry.
And the valuable experience he garnered running Spirsal Oil and Gas made it easier for him to step into his father’s shoe as the Executive Director at Fatgbems group of companies. The deeply religious young man has injected new ideas and has positioned the Fatgbems brand as one of the leaders in the oil and gas sector.
Not only that, Kabir has successfully enhanced his father’s legacy of philanthropy. The Polytechnic Ibadan graduate has also done a lot in the area of humanity. Though, a very low-key personality, he does not like to make noise about his philanthropic gestures. As a matter of fact, he detests unnecessary publicity. Indeed, Kabir Fatgbems as he is fondly addressed in the social circles is a worthy ambassador of the Fatgbems iconic brand. The Egba businessman who had shown his experience in positioning top level association was part of the transformation process of the PENGASSAN to ease the sufferings of Nigerian areas of petroleum product usage.
He also recently displayed his ingenuity and passion for business excellence when at the beginning of the year, he drew the who-is-who in the Oil and Gas industry to the brand new logo unveil and opening of a state of art service station which is perhaps one of the finest in the city of aquatic splendor.
Aside being a replica of his father’s many success symbol, Kabir is happily married to a dashing damsel, Khadijat, who plays big in the interior decor business. And they are blessed with adorable children.