On Sunday, the king of Juju music in Nigeria, King Sunny Ade celebrated his birthday with concert held at the Temple Balmoral Marquee, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. During the concert, his popular vintage fender guitar was auctioned at N52.1 million.
Tunde Folawiyo, the son of late Nigerian businessman, Wahab Folawiyo won the bid.
We bring you 7 Facts about Tunde Folawiyo as he becomes the proud owner of King Sunny Ade’s sought-after guitar.
1 He was born on April, 12, 1960.
2 Tunde is an art collector.
3 Tunde Folawiyo was educated at the London School of Economics, where he obtained a B.Sc degree in Economics in 1980, and an LL.B in 1984.
4 He obtained an LL.M degree from the University College London in June 1985.
5 Tunde was previously a Non-executive Director of Access Bank Plc (formerly Access Bank Nigeria) from 11 October 2005 – January 29, 2014.
6 Tunde Folawiyo is Managing Director of the Yinka Folawiyo Group, an organisation with interests in energy, agriculture, shipping, real estate and engineering.
7 He also serves as Director of MTN Nigeria Ltd, Executive Director of Yinka Folawiyo Group of Companies