Hajia Bola Shagaya is a Nigerian businesswoman and fashion enthusiast. She is one of the richest women in Africa. With a fortune estimated at about 1.9 Billion dollars, only Folorunsho Alakija can boast of more wealth than Hajia Shagaya. She started her career as a banker, working in the audit department of Nigeria’s apex bank before her foray into business in 1983.
“My business experience commenced with the importation and distribution of photographic materials” she says; as the sole West Africa agent of the then-leading photographic company, Konica.
Bola is bountifully blessed, but is also industrious and diligent. Bola wants yo to have a ‘bolacious’ week!