COVID-19: Bolu Akin-Olugbade Passes Away


Nigeria’s billionaire, Bolu Akin-Olugbade has died as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 61-year-old business guru passed away on Wednesday, January 13 at the Paelon COVID Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.

The socialite was known to be 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.

Akin-Olugbade, who is a man of taste and glamour once told This Day 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.”

Until his death, Akin-Olugbade was the Aare Onakakanfo of Owu Kingdom.

Akiin-Olugbade obtained a doctorate degree in Company Law from Cambridge University.