Nigerian entrepreneur Obi Iyiegbu, best known as Obi Cubana has been on the news of late following the burial of his mum. The burial, which was graced by high net worth individuals, ranging from successful entrepreneurs to entertainers and even government officials was the talk of the day.
Following the controversies which trailed the event with many questioning his source of income, the Oba-born entrepreneur has come out to explain that he only moves with people that make clean money.
‘I don’t have any boy who is into rituals, if you are my boy or my man because I like to address my boys as my men, it means you are working hard and you made your money in a clean way.
He narrated how he has helped tens of youths, both educated and uneducated to get on into the business world where they’re currently doing great.
‘In 2013, I pushed 53 uneducated Oba boys into the market to learn trading. In 2017, I withdrew all of them from their Ogas and settled all of them with 3million Naira each and paid for their shops.
‘I linked 40 of them into importation and made them use my name and platform to import goods into the country. After two years, I checked on them how they were doing and find out some had issues and I supported them again to stand.
‘I am happy today that out of the 53 men, 38 are billionaires while the rest are in the level of a millionaire.
‘In 2018, I took 100 educated men out of streets and introduced them to the white men for business and today there are billionaires in dollars.
‘They also help me in their capacity when I require their help. All their friends both Nigeria and outside patronises me.
While talking on his source of income, the UNN graduate said; ‘I am into hotel and club business and I have so many businesses I am brand ambassadors to.
‘I have alliance with spirit drinks and wines, I am brand to many businesses in the world.
He also promised to gift 300 Oba boys ₦1 million each to start-up businesses.