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Fatai Olumegbon: 10 things you didn’t know about Lagos White Cap Chief who died on Sunday

Samuel Oladipupo Essoodee

He became the Olumegbon on September 22, 2002.

He was a product of two prominent heritages in Lagos: Olumegbon and Elegushi.

He became an orphan at 10 and was brought up under the strict guardianship of the family of the former Head of Service in Lagos State, Mrs. Shade Jaji.

The man who founded the Olofinjana Enterprises was tan If a priest.

He was married to a daughter of the Oba Adeyinka Oyekan.

He neither smoked nor drank took any alcoholic drink – as he told ‘The Nation’ in an interview.

Olumegbon
He studied History and International Relations at the Lagos State University (LASU).

He built a befitting palace for the Olumegbon family and helped in training a lot of youths from the clan.

He believed in the leadership style of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and described himself as a ‘graduate of the Asiwaju school of thought.”

The Olumegbon had an unfulfilled dream: to become the Oba of Ajah.

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