Folorunso Alakija


2019 ICABA Global Hall of Fame Inductee

Folorunso Alakija
Chief Executive Officer
Famfa Oil


Folorunso Alakija is a Nigerian billionaire businesswoman, one of the richest African women, and one of the richest black women in the world. Alakija is ranked by Forbes as the richest woman in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion.

She is the Executive Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, which is currently one of the largest indigenous Nigerian owned exporters of crude oil in Nigeria.

In addition to being managing director of The Rose of Sharon Group, also Folorunsho has a foundation called the Rose of Sharon Foundation that helps widows and orphans by empowering them through scholarships and business grants.

More to come about Folorunso Alakija and her story…

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