+ Wealthy Nigerians who cruise in the wonder ride
SOCIETY lady, Arc. Fifi Ejindu is pampering herself in no small measure. The Abuja-based social element just launched a new Rolls Royce Ghost for her 51st birthday. Information has it that the drop dead gorgeous woman of style will soon be cruising in the new wonderful ride as she is yet to complete the car’s registration.
Details has it that she ordered for the ride last year but she just took delivery this year.
Checks has it that Mrs. Ejindu’s Rolls Royce is white and parade features that make riding comfortable. The new toy is said to have cost the stylish woman, who originated from the South South part of Nigeria a whopping N30 million. That’s the market price. We couldn’t get Mrs. Ejindu to comment on this latest acquisition. She was said not to be in town. A close source, however, confided in us that “It is true, she just took delivery of a Rolls Royce Ghost.”
It’s not surprising that the Abuja-based architect is splashing N30 million on a new car. She has always been in top form when it comes to lavish spending. She is one of Nigeria’s women who spend heavily to look good. Only last year, June 9, 2012, she flew the high and might to Dubai for her 50th birthday ceremony. The classy shindig held in what is termed as one of the world’s most luxurious hotels, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The party had in attendance former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Ms. Funke Adedoyin and others. Mrs. Fifi Ejindu is married to Mr. Amaechi Ejindu and they are blessed with only one son, Emeka.
Wealthy Nigerians who own Rolls Royce
OTUNBA SUBOMI BALOGUN
The founder of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has two Rolls Royce Phantom parked in his Ikoyi, Lagos home. One of the automobiles he bought at a half a million dollars was for his birthday and since then the Olori Omo Oba of Ijebuland has added a brand new Cardillac to his fleet.
Channels Television chairman, Mr. John Momoh, recently joined the league of Rolls Royce owners when he took delivery of one. Mr. Momoh’s type is a Phantom which he cruises in whenever he attends high profile events.
CHIEF DELE FAJEMIROKUN
AIICO chairman, Chief Dele Fajemirokun last year acquired one of the world’s most expensive cars, Maybach 62S at N69.2 million. Apart from this ride in his garage there is also a Rolls Royce Phantom which is valued at N32 million.
Globe Motors boss, Mr. Willy Anumudu and his wife, Nkiru don’t joke with their comfort. The couple rides a black Rolls Royce Phantom to any event they attend.
BOLU AKIN OLUGBADE
He has the highest collection of Rolls Royce in his garage in different colours. The Ogun born socialite swims in luxury.
OBA ABIODUN ONIRU
Oba Abiodun Idowu Oniru pampered himself at his 70th birthday celebration with a new Rolls Royce Phantom.
The billionaire businesswoman boasts of a Rolls Royce Ghost parked in her Lagos home. The ride was delivered to her for her son’s wedding years back. The wonderful ride cost her $250,000.
Sir Tony Ezenna garage is expensive. He parades a N30 million Bentley, which has a special parking space. He also boasts of a Rolls Royce Phantom also in his compound.
OONI OF IFE
Oba Okunade Sijuwade is one of Nigeria’s first class royal figure who doesn’t joke with his comfort. Anywhere he goes he cruises in an all white Rolls Royce Phantom.
- FOLUSO SAMUEL
This story was first published in ENCOMIUM Weekly on Tuesday, June 04, 2013