Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, nephew to Africa’s celebrated Dj Xclusive, executive vice chair of Famfa Oil one of the largest deep water oil discoveries in Nigeria with a joint partnership with international giants Chevron and Petrobras covers the August 2016 edition of Forbes Africa. With an estimated net worth of $1.73 billion, Alakija’s rise to becoming the second richest woman of African decent behind Isabel dos Santos and the fourth richest person in Nigeria has come at anextraordinary fight against the Federal Government of Nigeria.

 In her exclusive interview with Forbes Africa correspondent, Peace Hyde, Alakija tells her amazing journey from a company secretary to building one of the most renowned fashion houses in Nigeria culminating in the experience that led her to ultimately take on the Nigerian government in an 11 year battle and win.

 Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, executive vice chair of Famfa Oil one of the largest deep water oil discoveries in Nigeria with a joint partnership with international giants Chevron and Petrobras covers the August 2016 edition of Forbes Africa. With an estimated net worth of $1.73 billion, Alakija’s rise to becoming the second richest woman of African decent behind Isabel dos Santos and the fourth richest person in Nigeria has come at anextraordinary fight against the Federal Government of Nigeria.
 In her exclusive interview with Forbes Africa correspondent, Peace Hyde, Alakija tells her amazing journey from a company secretary to building one of the most renowned fashion houses in Nigeria culminating in the experience that led her to ultimately take on the Nigerian government in an 11 year battle and win. Watch video of the making below with renowned and celebrated photographer, TY Bello & try to grab a copy of the August edition of the “Forbes Africa Magazine”.