Nigerian entrepreneur, Investor and Philanthropist, Tony Elumelu is thought not just for his outstanding enterprise acumen but in addition for his distinctive trend sense. His signature crimson tie and socks have turn into iconic, and an emblem of his distinctive type and character.
Past trend, Tony Elumelu’s social life is simply as noteworthy, as he’s usually noticed hanging out with a few of Africa’s wealthiest people, together with Aliko Dangote and different outstanding billionaires. Whereas enjoyable might imply various things to totally different folks, for Elumelu it might embrace studying books, partying with buddies, exercising, amongst others.
Let’s discover 5 of those locations the place the enterprise mogul visits to rejuvenate his thoughts and physique.
EKO Lodges and Suites
Described as essentially the most most popular resort in West Africa, Eko Lodges and Suites is without doubt one of the places that Elumelu visits. Situated within the coronary heart of Victoria Island, Eko Lodges & Suites present shoppers with an ideal mix of enterprise and leisure facilities with eating and leisure choices. Elumelu has been at this location on varied events.
He was there to current an award to Nigeria50 Award winner Arjan Mirchandani, Govt Director, Euro World Meals and Distilleries. Additionally, the United Financial institution Africa, UBA, CEO awards occasion was held at this identical location. In 2020, Elumelu was additionally on the Eko Lodge and Suites Conference Centre, to obtain the ThisDay Philanthropist of the Decade award.
Elumelu Mansion’s Library
When Tony Elumelu relaxes, he picks a e-book to learn in his non-public library at house. Though particulars of his Ikoyi house are sketchy, a video launched in a #TEF problem confirmed briefly what Elumelu’s library seems to be like. The Library had a number of massive cabinets with books and was painted white in color. Hanging on the wall, was an enormous body of Elumelu and his spouse.
The library was well-spaced with sofas that had gold and violet throw pillows. There was additionally an outdated gramophone on one of many stools. Additionally, a number of collections of books had been neatly organized on the library’s centre desk. Within the video, Elumelu sat on one of many three-seater sofas as he attended to some life-style questions.
Heirs Holdings Workplace Gymnasium
Just a few weeks in the past, The Tony Elumelu Basis launched 60 facts about Elumelu. Amongst these are his capability to do a 2-minute straight plank, after which 30 seconds on either side, and his love for yoga. This to a big extent reveals how a lot he prioritises health, and the way a lot time he spends in his non-public health club.
He as soon as noted, “Train isn’t a matter of selection, it’s a necessity. It’s a wholesome life-style. My work retains me always on the go however regardless of the place I’m on the planet, I attempt to keep on my train recreation. Don’t let a busy life-style be your excuse for not exercising. Stand up and go !”
Elumelu Amphitheatre in UBA Home, Marina, Lagos
Elumelu’s sixtieth celebration was held on the UBA Home. The birthday celebration started with a symposium tagged “60 for 60.” The occasion had 60 beneficiaries of the Tony Elumelu Basis (TEF) entrepreneurship programme, buddies and colleagues in attendance.
Reports revealed that the celebration continued nicely into the night, with a star-filled occasion that had the likes of Wizkid, Ckay and Flavour in attendance. As a socialite, Elumelu danced to the tunes of those artists.
An Ikoyi nightclub
Elumelu is thought to host a yearly Christmas social gathering after the yr’s actions. The primary of its variety was the 2017 Heirs Holdings Christmas Social gathering the place he mimicked Michael Jackson’s dance strikes. Newsmen studies that Elumelu appeared on the occasion, dressed as Michael Jackson, full with sequin gloves and a bowler hat. The 2022 Christmas social gathering tagged “Havana Evening” was graced by billionaires like Abdul Samad Rabiu and singer Tiwa Savage. Though, the situation of this social gathering isn’t clearly identified studies recommend that the social gathering was held in an Ikoyi nightclub.