Nigerian monarchs are not only known for their exceptional ability to rule their people but are also known for their wealth. These men command authority and have high influence. Despite the traditional nature of their rulership, Nigerian monarchs are not shy of living a modern lifestyle. They live in luxurious houses and drive expensive, exotic cars. Amongst the list of exotic cars owned by Nigerian monarchs is the Rolls Royce. The Rolls Royce is a statement of class, luxury and style- only a few can afford it, and Nigerian monarchs are amongst that few. Here is a list of them;
Top Popular Nigeria Monarchs Who Owns Rolls Royce Cars (Photos)
Tsola Emiko (Olu Of Warri)
Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko popularly called Tsola Emiko is the 21st king of the Warri kingdom. Coming from a royal bloodline, he was born to Prince Godwin Toritseju Emiko (The Late Ogiame Atuwatse ll) & Gladys Durorike Emiko. The 37-year old was born in Delta, Warri State on 2nd April 1984.
King Tsola Emiko is an astute and successful businessman. He is the CEO of Noble Nigeria Limited and Coral Curator limited. He is also married to the daughter of a wealthy billionaire. In 2014, he married Ivie Okunbor, the daughter of billionaire Captain. Idahosa Okunbor, in a lavish wedding ceremony. They had their white wedding in London. The union is blessed with three beautiful children.
The wealthy king is a lover of exotic cars. King Tsola Emiko gifted himself a customized Rolls Royce Phantom ahead of his coronation last month. The exterior and interior of his Rolls Royce Phantom are made from high-quality materials. It costs over ₦176 million. A silky 563-hp twin-turbo V-12 coupled with an eight-speed automatic and rear-wheel drive delivers massive power to the Phantom. Prince Tsola Emiko (Olu Of Warri) Biography, Career, Net Worth And Cars
Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan – The Olugbo Of Ugbo
The Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom in Ondo State is a wise, forward-thinking and wealthy king. According to Forbes, his net worth was estimated as 138 billion NGN. He is amongst the ranks of the wealthiest Kings in Africa. The Olugbo of Ugbo is also the chairman of Obat oil.
The Oba of Olugbo also has a reputation as the first black person in the world to buy the 2014 model of Bentley automobile. Speaking in an interview in 2014 with Daily Post, he said “I have a $1 million watch, I use the same type of car like the Queen of England”
Indeed, the Oba of Olugbo has a 2012 Rolls Royce closely customized like that of Queen Elizabeth II.
Ewuare Ii Ogidigan – Oba Of Benin Kingdom
The Edo Monarch is a king with business astuteness and discipline. Prior to his ascension to the throne, he was a successful businessman, precisely in the oil sector. He is the former Nigerian ambassador to Italy, Spain, Angola and Sweden.
The Oba of Benin kingdom earned the reputation as a “disciplinarian Oba” with zero tolerance for land-grab in his kingdom. The wealthy king with an estimated net worth of over 20 billion NGN lives in an expensive house and has a Rolls Royce amongst his fleet.
The Edo monarch acquired a 2016 Rolls Royce phantom shortly before his coronation in October 2016. His Rolls Royce Phantom was launched at the thanksgiving ceremony, which was held at Holy Arousa Cathedral, Akpakpava Street, Benin City.
Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi Ii – The Emir Of Kano
Rolls Royce has always been mainstream in the Kano Emirate. On February 27, 1956, the newly-crowned Queen Elizabeth was chauffeured around in a Rolls Royce Wraith loaned and made available by the Kano Emirate during her visit to Nigeria.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, who is also a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is a versatile and intelligent monarch. In keeping with the tradition of owning a Rolls Royce in Kano state, the Emir of Kano added to his luxurious fleet of cars a 2016 Rolls Royce Phantom.
Celebrating the purchase of his Rolls Royce Phantom, the Kano monarch took to his official Instagram account. He shared a picture of the car and captioned it “Has just been added”. The 2016 heRolls-Royce Phantom is estimated at about 150 million NGN.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi –The Ooni Of Ife
The Ife monarch is a king who believes in strengthening Yoruba culture. Since his coronation, the Ooni of Ife has shown intense hard work in expanding the influence of Yoruba culture and uniting it with other cultures and ethnicities.
The Ooni of Ife is a highly revered monarch and man of his words. He doesn’t hesitate to go the extra mile even to remote places in his kingdom to understand the needs of his people and get problems solved. Aside from being a traditional ruler, he is a successful real estate businessman and the Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
He is also a wealthy monarch and has a high taste. His high taste is the drive behind his acquisition of an ultra-luxury 2011 model Rolls-Royce Phantom.
Saheed Ademola Elegushi (Kusenla Iii) – The Oba Of Ikateland
The youngest monarch ever to ascend the throne and become the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, Kusenla II, is Saheed Ademola. He had his coronation on the 27th of April 2010 when he was only 34 years old.
Prior to his coronation, the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom served in the Lagos state government as a Senior Special Assistant in charge of Special Duties. An avid learner, the Lagos monarch bagged his Master’s Degree from Manchester University.
The charismatic monarch earns millions daily from the popular Elegushi beach in Lagos. The young monarch owns a custom made bulletproof Rolls Royce Gushi.
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