Olabyi Aures Oba Chabi was born and raised in Benin, West Africa, a small country nestled between the countries of Togo to the western side, Nigeria to the east, with Burkina Faso and Niger to the northern side.
What is usually a very simple, and typical question to ask a person that you first meet, “So, where are you from?” is a question that takes on a whole new meaning when asked of Olabyi Aures Oba Chabi. Very few people have heard of the small country located in Western Africa called the Republic of Benin, and as consequence, don’t know much about it either.
The very first thing that Olabyi Aures Oba Chabi makes sure people know about his homeland is that it is the country he loves. It is home, and although he is grateful for the success he has achieved in the United States, it will always be his home. Not only was he born and raised in Benin, Olabyi Aures Oba Chabi was educated there, too. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in audit and corporate finance and later pursued his Master’s degree in the same field before moving to the United States. Now, he works and lives in Atlanta, Georgia as an accountant for a company called Global Work LLC. In 2010, Olabyi Aures Oba Chabi established a logistical company called Blessing Logistics. Blessing Logistics specializes in transporting motor vehicles, general freight, and household goods.
Olabyi Aures Oba Chabi is fluent in French, the national language of Benin, although it is an extremely multi-lingual country. English is widely accepted by the people of Benin because of the country’s enthusiasm for bringing in American industry.