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Billionaire Rolls Royce collector, Akin-Olugbade dies of COVID

Mr. Akin-Olugbade was a successful lawyer.

• January 13, 2021
Bolu Akin-Olugbade
Bolu Akin-Olugbade

Billionaire businessman and Abeokuta high chief Bolu Akin-Olugbade has died. 

Sources revealed that he died of Covid-19 complications at the Paelon Covid Center, Ikeja Lagos.

The socialite, chairman of Bolu Akin-Olugbade Limited, and GMT Limited, was known for his fleet of Rolls Royce luxury cars. His 10th purchase, the 2019 Rolls Royce SUV called the Cullinan was among the first units to roll out of the factory in December 2018.

Mr. Akin-Olugbade was a successful lawyer with a doctorate in Company Law from Cambridge University. 

At the time of filing this report, the family of the deceased have not come forward with a statement. 

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