NIGERIA’S FIRST MILLIONAIRE, CANDIDO DA ROCHA SENT HIS DIRTY CLOTHES TO BRITAIN FOR LAUNDRY

Da rocha1
Da rocha1

NIGERIA’S FIRST MILLIONAIRE, CANDIDO DA ROCHA SENT HIS DIRTY CLOTHES TO BRITAIN FOR LAUNDRY

According to post on Twitter by Nigeria History & Facts, the first Nigerian Millionaire was Candido Da Rocha.
Mr Da Rocha was a businessman, Creditor, as well as a land owner.
According to Wikipedia, Da Rocha was a native of Ilesha,

and was born to the family of Joao Esan Da Rocha, a former slave; his father was 10 years old when he was captured as a slave in about 1840 and Candido was born in the Bahia region of Brazil.
Candido attended CMS Grammar School, Lagos where he was peers with Isaac Oluwole and Herbert Macaulay.

We Love You

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.