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The Billionaire socialite Chief Bolu Akin-Olugbade is dead.
The 61-year-old businessman died today from an on undisclosed illness.
The socialite who passed on at the Paelon COVID Centre, Ikeja Lagos,was believed to have died of Covid-19 infection.
The Egba respected Chief,until his death, was the Aare Onakakanfo of Owu Kingdom.
The late Akin-Olugbade who ,an authomobile freak,was a Rolls Royce lover and one of the largest collectors worldwide.
His 10th Rolls Royce, the Cullinan worth $450,000, was reportedly 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 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
He will be greatly missed in the social and business world.