Men and women of taste will miss Bolu Akin-Olugbade, as he was one of the cremes of society.
A report reaching us revealed that the business tycoon died at the age of 64, after a brief illness.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Owu Kingdom is reported to have died on January 13, 2021, after giving up to complications believed to be associated with the novel COVID-19.
This information is according to sources close to the family.
Akin-Olugbade reportedly fell ill after returning from a wedding ceremony on December 26, 2020.
He was taken to Paelon Memorial Hospital, Ikeja, and was discharged last week.
However, he was again rushed to one of the isolation centers in Lagos where he reportedly died.
A successful lawyer with a doctorate in Company Law from Cambridge University, he was a collector of the Rolls Royce brand.
He is known to have at least 10 Rolls Royce which has his customized plate numbers- ‘BOLU 1, 2, 3, 4, 5…”
He 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 specializing in Company Law. His business interests cut across law, property development, construction, manufacturing, logistics, distribution, maritime and offshore services, investment banking, among others.
His is survived by his wife Ladun, children and grandchildren.