The Nigerian Business Mogul Building Her Legacy And Inspiring Millions 👑💪 Forward Thinker. Power Builder. There are bosses, leaders and the REBELS – the nonconformists who challenge the norms, conquer limitations and inspire others through their
strength of vision and unquenchable zeal carving the path and empowering others to own their own power, whilst working towards the vision.
Today our lens focus on a woman of great influence, a woman who commands authority, one sitting comfortably as one of Nigeria’s most powerful people, an entrepreneur par excellence, top socialite, fashion enthusiast and a woman of means, Hajia Bola Shagaya (MON) – Founder and CEO of Bolmus Group International, a conglomerate with holdings in real estate, oil and gas, banking and photography. She is also Managing Director, Practoil Limited— one of the largest importers and distributors of oil in Nigeria and founder Voyage Oil and Gas Limited.
Her business empire investment in real estate, spans across major cities in the country with over 300 employees,
Recognised by Forbes as one of ten 10 richest women in Africa, awarded twice by Nigerian government for her immense contribution to society, the top industrialist no doubt stands tall.
Before her journey into entrepreneurship in 1983, the shrewd entrepreneur launched her career in banking with the audit department of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Bola Shagaya (Mon) started from humble beginnings: born 10th of October, 1959 to a public servant and a Sudanese seamstress, she bagged a degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria before proceeding to United States where she studied Accountancy and Economics from Armstrong College in California.
She has participated in numerous seminars, workshops and symposiums including some organised by Harvard Business School in United States, Euro money and KPMG.
The business tycoon has served on the board of Unity Bank Plc, in different capacities on various board committees including serving as the Chairman of the Bank’s Establishment Committee and Audit Committee among others.
Hajia Bola Shagaya (MON) has bagged several notable awards. 🙌