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COVID-19: Billionaire Businessman, Boluwatife Akin-Olugbade Dies

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Boluwatife Akin-Olugbade

Ganiyat Ganiyu

Nigerian billionaire businessman, Boluwatife Akin-Olugbade, has died of COVID-19 related complications at the age of 64.

He reportedly died on Wednesday after battling with COVID-19 complications.

A native of Owu kingdom in Ogun state, late Akin-Olugbade was described as one of the world’s biggest Rolls-Royce collector.

He told an interviewer some years back: “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.”

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Late Akin-Olugbade attended Corona School, Yaba; King’s College, Lagos; London University; University of California (master’s in Law); and Cambridge University where he got his doctorate specialising in Company Law.

His business interests cut across law, property development, construction, manufacturing, logistics, distribution, maritime and offshore services, investment banking, etc. 

 

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