By Balogun Kamilu Lekan
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited is a premium car manufacturer in the United Kingdom. It is well-known for producing hand-crafted automobiles. This fetches a high market value and price.
It is one of the most costly vehicles on the planet. Its value might reach $28 million.
The Rolls-Royce Phantom is priced in the market at roughly $460,000.
The BBC described Rolls Royce as “one of the world’s most recognized icons.” The brand name has also become a superlative in the English language.
It is also one of the world’s most recognizable brands. According to a poll, only Coca-Cola was a more well-known brand than Rolls-Royce.
In 2021, Rolls Royce increased their sales by up to 49% over the previous year, marking the company’s best sales in its 117-year existence.
The brand in Nigeria is associated with monarchy. This royal ride is in the fleets of wealthy individuals.
The following is a list of Nigerians who own more than one of these super high exotic beast in their fleet.
1. Otunba Subomi Balogun-11 Rolls-Royces
Chief Michael Olasubomi “Subomi” Balogun, the Otunba Tunwase of Ijebuland, tops the list of Nigerians with the highest number of the the British rsuper hight ride in their fleet.
The renowned philanthropist and owner of the First City Monument Bank(FCMB) took his obsession with the British luxury car so seriously that he owns a mind-boggling eleven of them in his fleet. Its multi-million naira price tag doesn’t bother Otunba.
He also gave each of the eleven bespoke Rolls-Royce limousines in his garage customized number plates for unique identification.
His recent addition to the fleet is the Rolls-Royce Phantom 2014, which cost not less than N203,375,760.
2. Late Prince Bolu Akin-Olugbade- 10 Rolls Royces
The name Akin Olugbade is synonymous with the British super high luxury ride – Rolls Royce. The billionaire, Aare Onakakanfo of Owu Kingdom and oil magnate, is known for his unique exotic taste in fashion and Rolls Royce obsession.
His obsession is so innate that he reportedly owned his first Rolls Royce limousine at the tender age of 21.
Akin is known for his appearances at events in luxurious Rolls Royce limousines, and his garage boasts ten of the super high-luxury British cars, both in Nigeria and other parts of the world where his wealth spans.
His latest addition to his collection was the high-riding luxury SUV, the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, in 2019, which was reportedly the first to be shipped to African soil.
The Rolls Royce Cullinan cost 350,000,000 Naira.
The Rolls-Royce Phantom, Wraith, and Ghost, with customised number plates, are some of the other prominent models of the British luxury cars you can find in his fleets.
3. Chief Olu Okeowo- 6 Rolls Royces
Sir Clement Oluwatumininu Okeowo, a real estate guru, construction magnate, and philanthropist, also has a prominent place among the people with Rolls Royce in their collection.
His fleet includes a collection of 6 Rolls-Royce limousines with customized plates as GIBRALTAR 1,2,3,4,5 and 6.
Four Rolls Royce Phantoms and two Rolls Royce Ghosts are gallantly galivanting in his fleet, giving the billionaire his desired luxury appearance at events even though he keeps a very low profile.
4. Prince Arthur Eze- 5 Rolls Royces
Anambra-born billionaire Prince Arthur Eze is one of Nigeria’s richest Igbo men, according to reports. He is an oil dealer and reportedly controlled an airline firm.
However, Prince Arthur Eze is known to control Atlas Oranto Petroleum, one of Africa’s major oil exploration companies, with 22 oil and gas licenses and properties in Nigeria and other African countries such as Liberia, The Gambia, and Equatorial Guinea.
Prince Arthur Eze reportedly possesses a private plane, five Rolls Royces and seven Mercedez Maybachs in his fleet, to mention a few.
5. Chief Gabriel Igbenedion- 3 Rolls Royces
Chief Gabriel Igbenedion, the Esama of Benin, is a businessman and traditional aristocrat from Okada Town in Edo State. He is reportedly the current richest man in Benin, Edo state.
He owns a private TV and radio station, private bank, hotels, oil refinery, and diamond, gold and marble mines over Africa. Chief Igbenedion is also the first owner of a private university in Nigeria, the Igbinedion University.
Chief Igbenedion is also a man of exquisite taste and lover of luxury. He houses three Rolls Royce limousines in his garage. The latest in his collection is the Rolls-Royce Phantom he gifted his wife on her 86th birthday. The luxury ride reportedly cost about N108,395,862.
6. Femi Otedola- 2 Rolls Royces
is a Nigerian businessman, philanthropist, and chairman of Forte Oil PLC. The oil magnate is also owns Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd.
The mogul is into several other shipping, real estate, and finance businesses.
The Forbes list featured billionaire is also a man of exotic taste for luxury rides.
Otedola reportedly owned a fleet of Mercedez rides in his Lagos residence and a royal line up of 2 Rolls-Royces – one, a 4-door Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII and a convertible Rolls-Royce in his London residence.
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