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Meet 8 Nigerian Billionaires who married Ladies Younger Than Their Age.

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Why do young women marry older men? This question comes to my mind when putting this piece together. It's a question that strike the mind and a food for thought.

However researchers need to make some clarification as to what lies underneath this phenomenon. But for me I think it's a daizy and technical question I cannot answer for now.

It has become a culture in marriage in Nigeria this days and even the world at large that this phenomenon is in practice. Younger women preferred marrying older men, for reasons best known to them.

It is in the light of the above, that this article present to you 8 Billionaires who married Ladies younger than their age.

1. Odumegwu Ojukwu

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Late Odumegwu Ojukwu was the former leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra until his death. He led the people of Biafra and fought the Nigerian civil war in 1967 to 1970 which he finally lost.

The Ikemba Nnewi as he was fondly called was the husband to former Miss Nigeria Bianca Onoh who is also a graduate of Law School and a reigning beauty queen.

However, as at the time of marriage in 1990, Bianca was 18 years whereas Odumegwu Ojukwu was 60 years old.

2. Adams Oshiomole

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Adams Oshiomole is married to Lara Fotes. Oshiomole is the former Governor of Edo State and former national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).

He tied the knot in May 2015 during this time Adams Oshiomole was 63 years old whereas Lara was 23 years old, showing a remarkable 40 years difference.

3. Ned Nwoko

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Ned Nwoko is a Senator and husband to Regina Daniels the veteran Nollywood actress He is 40 years older than his wife Regina as at the time of marriage, Ned was 60 years old while Regina was 20 years old.

Ned Nwoko tied the knot on the 28th day of May 2019 and was followed by the traditional marriage that was hosted at Ogwashi-Alor in Delta State. They're together as husband and wife.

5. Rasak Okoya

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The Aare of Lagos Razak Okoya is a Nigerian billionaire and industrialist. He is the owner and founder of Eleganza group of companies

Razak Okoya's current wife is Sade Okoya. According to the Aare, he decided to seek her hand in marriage as a wife because of her hardwork.

As at the time of this marriage, Razak Okoya was 36 years older than Sade. He tied the knot in the year 2000 when he was 59 years, while Sade was just 23 years old and an undergraduate of Sociology at the University of Lagos.

5. Rotimi Makinde

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This one is a prolific and Veteran actor and also doubles as a politician. Rotimi Makinde is 30 years older than his wife Oyebanke Oyelami.

In 2013 Rotimi got married to Oyebanke who was a young elegant lady of 23 years old at that time whereas Rotimi as at then was 53 years old. His wife is a model and the former Miss Osun State.

6. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu

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Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu is the Chairman and CEO of Hardel and Enic Construction Company. He is also the founder of Heartland Football Club Owerri. He is a Nigerian billionaire businessman and politician.

He got married to Chinonyerem Enweren a lady who is 40 years younger than him. As at the time of their marriage, Iwuanyanwu was 66 years old, whereas Chinonyerem his wife was 26 years old.

7. Musa Danjuma

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Musa Danjuma is the Executive Chairman of Nigeria America Line Limited and Comet Shipping Agencies Nigerian Limited. He is a Nigerian billionaire and business magnet.

In 2004, Musa Danjuma got married to Nollywood beautiful actress Caroline Ekanem, who is 30 years younger than him.

His wife Caroline Ekanem was 25 years old as at the time of their marriage, while Danjuma was 55 years old.

His wife is one of Nollywood finest actress, but she has not been appearing on screen for a very long time.

8. Prince Sunny Aki

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Prince Sunny Aki is the owner of Novena Majesty. He is a Nigerian Billionaire and businessman. On 13 December 2014, at the Sky Terrace Hall Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Prince Sunny Aki got married to Dabota Lawson a lady who is 35 years younger than him.

As at the time of their wedding, Prince Sunny Aki was said to be in his late 50’s while his wife Dabota Lawson an ex beauty queen and actress was said to be in her early 20’s.

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