Akin-Olugbade is dead – Billionaire reportedly dies from Covid-19

Akin-Olugbade is dead – Billionaire reportedly dies from Covid-19

British-based Nigerian billionaire business owner, Aare Boluwatife Akin-Olugbade is reportedly dead.

He reportedly died at the age of 64 from complications from COVID-19.

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Chief Akin-Olugbade, was a native of Owu kingdom in Ogun State, Chief Akin is described as one of the world’s largest Rolls-Royce collector.

He is so obsessed with the brand that he once had 10 Rolls Royce cars, which were customised with plate numbers – “BOLU 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and so on”

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Akin-Olugbade was 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 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.”

Late Owu Chief 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 specializing in Company Law.

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

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