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Nigerian Billionaire, Bolu Akin-Olugbade Dies Of COVID-19 Complications



Nigerian businessman, Chief Bolu Akin-Olugbade has died on Wednesday from suspected COVID-19 complications.

Family sources confirmed the business mogul died at an isolation center in Lagos State. He was aged 64.

Akin-Olugbade, though a lawyer by training is a successful businessman with interests in property development, construction, manufacturing, logistics, distribution, maritime and offshore services, and investment banking.

Born April 2, 1956, to the family of late Babatunde Akin-Olugbade, he held the traditional title of the aare ona- kankanfo of Owu kingdom until his demise on Wednesday.

He was famous for his love for Rolls Royce cars.

Back in 2018, he told ThisDay during an interview that: “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.”

Meanwhile, suspected armed robbers on Tuesday shot the General Overseer of Kingdom Advancement Christian Centre in Warri, Delta State, Kelvin Orumor.

The cleric was killed at Edjeba area of Warri South Local Government Area on Tuesday.

A source which spoke on the incident disclosed that the cleric was hit by a bullet during an operation by the gang at a shopping complex in a neighbourhood where he was.

Orumor was confirmed dead at a government hospital where he was rushed to.