Lavish Party: How Sanwo-Olu Abandoned Lagos to Spend Days on Caribbean Island
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been revealed to have left Lagos for days for a party on Caribbean Island
The governor was said to be out of the state when the Mandila building burned in the state on January 21
According to the report, the birthday party lasted for a week at Calivigny Island in an exclusive location with an 80-acre private and cost about $132,000 per night
Ikeja, Lagos – Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos state, has returned to Nigeria after spending days in the Caribbean Island of Grenada for the party of the 50th birthday anniversary of Aisha Achimugu, an Abuja-based businesswoman and socialite.
According to Premium Times, the governor flew in private aircraft to the Caribbean Island and lodged in one of the most expensive resorts in the world.
It was learned that many government officials had been unaware of the governor’s whereabouts for days, and some said the governor was attending a conference in London. In contrast, others just said he only travelled abroad.
How Sanwo-Olu was absent when the Mandila building burned in Lagos
The medium reported that the Mandilas building burned in the state on January 21, and poverty and insecurity have burdened many Lagosians while their governor was partying at Calivigny Island in an exclusive locati on with 80-acre private and cost of about $132,000 per night.
It was learnt that the event organisers rented the Island for seven days, totalling $924,000, including other charges.
It was also reported that participants at the event alternated between Calivigny Island and Silversand Grenada, an exotic five-year-old seven-star luxury resort on Grand Anse beach.
How Sanwo-Olu spends days at a luxury resort on Caribbean Island
Mr Sanwo-Olu and other participants alternated between Calivigny Island and Silversand Grenada, an exotic five-year-old seven-star luxury resort located in Grand Anse beach, where some events of the posh celebration were held.
Those familiar with the governor’s absence said Sanwo-Olu left Nigeria on Wednesday, January 17, for the birthday carnival, which started “a scrumptious welcome breakfast” and “a spectacular dinner with an explosive finish” that day. Other guests had arrived in Grenada on 16 January.
But Mr Sanwo-Olu could only join the party on 18 January, the third day of the festivity. He remained there till 23 January, leaving his state without leadership for days.