By Taiwo Okanlawon
Nigeria’s billionaire and socialite, Bolu Akin-Olugbade has died from COVID-19 complications.
The 61-year-old businessman passed away on Wednesday, 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 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.”