Nigeria’s billionaire, Bolu Akin-Olugbade is dead.The 61-year-old businessman passed away on Wednesday.
The socialite died at the Paelon COVID Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.Until his death, Akin-Olugbade was the Aare Onakakanfo of Owu Kingdom.
He obtained a doctorate degree in Company Law from Cambridge University.Akin-Olugbade was a Rolls Royce lover and one of the largest collectors worldwide.His 10th Rolls Royce, the Cullinan worth $450,000, was reportedly the first shipped to Africa in 2019.
A native of Owu kingdom in Ogun state, late Akin-Olugbade was described as one of the world’s biggest Rolls-Royce collector.
He was so obsessed with the brand that he had 10 Rolls Royce which has his customized plate numbers ‘BOLU 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.”A man of taste and glamour, Akin-Olugbade told ThisDay in 2018: “I have different concepts of how I spend money.
“I spend money on cars because I have always loved cars. I bought my first Rolls Royce in 1984 and now, I am on my ninth Rolls Royce. I believe in dressing well and I travel a lot.