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15 Things You Need to Know about “Mike Adenuga” | The 6th Richest Person in Africa

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Born, Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr on the 29th of April 1953, Mike Adenuga is a respected Nigerian business tycoon, and the second richest man in Nigeria.

His company Globacom is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator, and also has a presence in Ghana and Benin.

Here are 15 things you need to know about the business man:

#1:. His mother Juliana Oyindamola Adenuga (Nee Onashile of Okesopin, Ijebu Igbo) is a business woman of royal Ijebu descent.

#2:. Mike Adenuga was so big at birth that he was called John Bull in the hospital.

#3:. The billionaire is a descendant of Pariola, a very wealthy and influential female trader born in the mid-19th century.

Apart from being the ancestor of the Adenugas, Pariola would also produce the Adetonas, the family of the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona.

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