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Folorunsho Alakija: World’s third richest black woman shares her worst day in business

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Folorunsho Alakija: World’s third richest black woman shares her worst day in business

Folorunsho Alakija, black billionaire and third richest black woman in the world, according to Forbes Magazine, shares her worst day in business.

The businesswoman sat with Forbes Africa’s Peace Hyde, in the TV series ‘My Worst day’, to share her story which begins from her career as a company secretary to launching one of the most prominent fashion labels, building the largest printing company in Nigeria; and finally making a mark as the only prominent woman in the competitive and patriarchal oil industry.

Alakija’s current estimated net worth is $1.82 billion dollars.

Photocredit: Alakija’s FB fan page.

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