Ekiti monarch acquires expensive new Rolls Royce
One of the traditional rulers in Ekiti State, the Ogoga of Ikere Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Adejimi Adu Alagbado acquires Rolls Royce Phantom.
The monarch who was recently installed three years ago has joined the five other notable kings in Nigeria for the purchase of his new ride. The ride is set to be the vogue of Nigerian top kings and lifestyle.
In a report from the king’s palace, the Rolls Royce was delivered to the king’s palace around August this year which got the residents of the palace clamouring for joy to see the ride.
Daybreak News reliably gathered that the Luxury car worth about $450,000 (N165.6M) with the addition of $150,000 (N55.2M) shipping the car to Nigeria.
Oba Adejimi Adu, the first Monarch to be using Rolls Royce Phantom in Ekiti State became the sixth Oba that will be using the expensive toy amongst the notable kings in Nigeria.
The other 5 Nigerian monarchs using Rolls Royce Include:
1. Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan
Currently ranked the wealthiest Oba in Nigeria, and just a bit behind King Mohammed VI of Morocco, in the list of richest Kings in the continent. The estimated total net worth of the Olugbo of Ugbo in Ondo State is around $300 million (equivalent of N108 billion). This King is also the owner of Obat Oil.
That’s why it’s totally understandable when this man throws fortune for his luxury auto brands. In 2014, he became the first black resident to own a Bentley car model of that year. He is also claimed to own a $1 million wrist watch and he was so proud to use the same car brand as Queen Elizabeth II.
Actually, his custom-made Rolls Royce 2012 shares many similarities that of the Queen of England. As a result, he became the richest King in Nigeria with his Rolls Royce 2012.
2. Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi
On April 27, 2010, Oba Saheed Elegushi had his coronation, becoming the youngest monarch of Lagos at the age of 34. He was then the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom.
This monarch used to study Master Degree in the Manchester University and once worked as a Lagos authority, assisting Special duties field.
He receives a huge sum of money on a daily basis from his well-known Elegushi beach. The most outstanding car in his auto collection is a bulletproof Rolls Royce Gucci specially designed for himself. The youngest monarch in Lagos and his bulletproof Gucci.
3. Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi
When mentioning the Ooni of Ife, people have to show their respect towards his contribution in uniting cultures throughout the regions.
Unlike other Kings who may just sit on their throne, Oba Adayeye always strives to reach remote areas for timely support to his residents. The Ooni is now the owner of several foreign auto models but the most noteworthy is his Rolls Royce Phantom model year 2011.
4. Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II
It can be said that Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II is a forward-looking person who had owned Rolls Royce cars long before this brand became a big name in the auto market.
In 1956, when the Queen of England visited Nigeria, it was Kano Emirate that facilitated her trip with a Rolls Royce Wraith.
In 2016, this monarch posted pictures of newly acquired Rolls Royce Phantom 2016 on his Instagram page. However, it is just one in a few Rolls Royce he bought in the same year. This model is worth approximately $417,825 (~N150m).
Kano Emirate’s post on Instagram
One in his abundant car collection.
5. Oba Ewuare II Ogidigan
The Oba of Benin Kingdom used to represent Nigeria to visit many countries namely Italy, Angola, Spain or Sweden.
Not only is this monarch famous for his zero-tolerant law of land-grab in his regime, but he is also well known for his extravagant auto – Rolls Royce Phantom model 2016.
This car was bought in 2016, introduced in his celebration of Thanksgiving Day in Benin city.