Meet Farooq Oreagba, a billionaire who stole the show at 2024 Ojude Oba Day

A Nigerian man, Farooq Oreagba, is making waves at the 2024 Ojude Oba Festival for his unique style.

Ojude Oba Day is one of the annual Yoruba festivals. Like the years before, the 2024 edition was so colourful, with Indigenous peoples of Ijebu land showcasing their rich heritage and style.

Amongst participants is Oreagba, whose face and fashion style have since been at the centre on social media.

This is coming after photos and videos of him at the event surfaced and were shared multiple times as netizens drooled over his’ steeze’ and charisma that captivated a lot across Nigerian social media.

In the trending photos, Oreagba dressed in a green and lemon stunned in an ‘agbada and shokoto’ outfit paired with a matching cap. He complemented the look with red coral beads around his neck and a crossbody gold chain on his torso.

In one particular video, he was spotted riding on a decorated horse with tattoos on his arms in full display while also smoking a cigar.

Below are some interesting facts about Oreagba you should know about;

Oreagba, an investment professional, is a former head of the Nigerian Stock Exchange Consult.

Born into the Oreagba Akeula family as Farooq Olatunbosun Oregba in 1966, Farooq became popular after photos of him at the 2024 Ojude Oba surfaced online

He graduated from Oxford with a degree in finance and acquired a master’s degree at the University of East London.

He was a former managing director of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Securities.

In 2014, Oreagba was diagnosed with osteosarcoma and carcinoma, which, in simpler terms, can be translated to mean bone marrow and skin cancer, respectively. He, however, battled with the disease and was declared cancer-free after two years.

Oreagba is currently the managing director of NG Clearing Limited. He was appointed MD/CEO of NG Clearing Limited in September 2023.

The financial guru who recently turned 58 got his first tattoo after age 50.

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