To get more news about Davido grandfather no dey easy because too much info no dey about him online
But yes this little information wey we get na something wey dey necessary to share with our ogbonge readers.
Yes him name na Late Chief Adebayo Adeleke and na University of London Civil Engineer graduate(MICE), and CEO of City Property Development Ltd.
Father to Deji Adeleke, the father of Naija singer and label owner Davido, late Adebayo Adeleke get plenty beta ideas for the island and him wan make he turn am to some where wey go attract people from around the world to invest in the project and develop it properly.
The idea no too go well with some people and the government even though the chief present all the details of him plans and the benefits to the area and the whole country.
But finally him hire one company from abroad for the building process, him also tell the engineer Minoru Yamasaki (the architect of the Twin Towers in New York) to create copies of the towers for him.
To complete the Lagoon City concept, Adeleke plan beautiful design wey go include city airport.
E dey popular for the wealthy, multi-cultural community and na there some of the most expensive real estate in Nigeria dey. Banana Island get one of the highest density of millionaires wey dey in one place.
UPDATE: Remi Adeleke, son of late Chief Adebayo Adeleke wey na US Navy SEAL, now 36 years old and him go online today to remember how Nigerian government take collect Banana Island from him popsy.
Remi na one of de sons wey Adebayo Adeleke born. The architect and engineer na de original owner of Banana Island wey be de most expensive real estate for Nigeria. Him remember how government use collect de island from him pops and how dem later go begin stay for Bronx, United States, in poverty. Him father Adebayo Adeleke later die for 1987 after dog wey get rabies bite am.
Remi Adeleke na one of de people wey act Hollywood Transformers.
As him talk am for oyibo, him say,
“The Nigerian government stripped us of everything. We went from rich to poor, eventually forcing my mom my brother and me to move from Nigeria to the Bronx. My mom would always tell my dad, “Put money back in the United States so we have something just in case everything collapses.” But he didn’t listen. His priority was his country and building his country to be a beacon of light to all of Africa”.