March 7, 2013 – Nigerian Oil Billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija Owns 5 Apartments (N18 Billion) In London’s One Hyde Park
According to the latest report from Vanity Fair and American Lifestyle magazine, Nigerian oil billionaire Mrs Folorunsho Alakija who recently beat Oprah Winfrey as the richest black woman in the world has acquired five apartments in London, UK.
The 5 apartments that worth a whopping N18 Billion is conveniently located in World’s most expensive apartment block in London’s One Hyde Park
The report is the outcome of a six-month long investigation by Zurich-based investigative reporter and expert on tax havens, Nicholas Shaxson.
Other wealthy folks who acquired apartments in One Hyde park include;
- Shaktar Donesk, the owner of Ukranian football club
- Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man
- Folorunsho Alakija
The expensive apartments were bought in her foundation’s name (Rose of Sharon 4 ). The apartment were bought at $123 million an approximate of 18.4 billion Nigerian naira.
She was rated as the world’s richest black woman by Forbes last year at $3.3 billion net worth
Apart from her lucrative oil business, she also inherited a large amount of money from her parents.
Folorunsho Alakija is the Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, an oil exploration company. Her husband is the CEO of Famfa.