A relatively unknown Nigerian billionaire is making moves to acquire an English Football Club
Dozy Mmobuosi is in talks with Sheffield United to ink a N50.6 billion acquisition deal for the club
Mmobuosi is a tech entrepreneur who founded Tingo Mobile, a tech company where he assembles phones in Nigeria
Nigerian tech entrepreneur, Dozy Mmobuosi is close to acquiring Sheffield United, an English Club for around 90 million pounds amid a transfer embargo by the club.
Reports say Mmobuosi is allegedly in the final stages of finalising the deal. He is said to be waiting to pass EFL’s owners and directors’ test but beyond that, he is good to go.
He founded Tingo Mobile in Nigeria in 2001, a company that has grown consistently since.
He created a foundation in 2021 where he promotes Africa’s progress to a world where Africans can thrive.
Mmobuosi is heavily vested in funding and improving education, healthcare and information technology in Nigeria.
Tingo Mobile is currently valued at over 7 billion pounds.
Source – 9jaflaver
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