Folorunsho Alakija House In Lagos , Mansion and Cars : Folorunso Alakija made news a few years ago when she dethroned Oprah Winfrey to become the world’s richest black woman.
Folorunso Alakija, a fashion designer turned oil tycoon, is now the richest African woman, with $2.1 billion. Her businesses include fashion, oil, and printing.
Her oil firm, Famfa Oil Limited, which she created in 1993, is believed to earn at least $10 million in profit everyday for Folorunso Alakija. She also owns real estate holdings valued at more than $100 million.
Her son recently married in a spectacular wedding, according to reports. The event was held in England and was anticipated to cost N2 billion.
Aside from her fortune, Folorunso Alakija is well-known for her charitable initiatives. Her philanthropic idea is the Rose of Sharon foundation, a non-governmental organization that empowers widows and orphans via scholarship and business incentives.
She has sponsored numerous Nigerian students through the Agbami Medical and Engineering Scholarship Scheme and the Folorunso Alakija Scholarship Scheme due to her passion for students.