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Who is Folorunsho Alakija

Folorunsho Alakija is one of the richest women in the world. she started her journey to wealth in the fashion industry and the entrepreneur spirit in her drove to oil prospectus, the rest is history, now Folorunsho Alakija is worth  $2.5 billion dollars making her one of the wealthiest Africans out there.

Born in Lagos, Alakija was schooled in the UK and attended Pitman’s Central College in London. As a passion, she was into the fashion industry and so she naturally also attended the Central School of Fashion.

When she returned back home, in Lagos Nigeria, she resolved to launch her own tailoring business and in no time became the National President and a Trustee for the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria.

In fact, among Alakija’s customers included the wife of former Nigerian president Ibrahim Babangida.

That was just the beginning, in the early 90s, the …