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How I Discovered Banana Island- Terry Waya Reveals



How I Discovered Banana Island- Terry Waya Reveals

Kidd Waya‘s father , Terry Waya , has revealed to BBC that he was the who discovered Banana Island estate in Lagos State.

Reacting to allegations that he was arrested for money laundering in London, Mr Terry Waya said the allegations are laughable and lies.

NAIJA NEWS NG reports that he also revealed how he worked hard to make his money. He said fortune smiled on him after he made friends with soldiers like Ibrahim Babangida , General Adisa etc .

He told BBC News Pidgin how he discovered Banana Island in Lagos State . The Benue State born billionaire shared his grass to grace story.

Speaking during the chat, Mr. Waya who was not born into wealth, said he moved to Kaduna where got married and had his kids before sending them off to a boarding school in London.


He also said he later relocated to Abuja and that it was during the military regime of Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, he made a breakthrough in life.


The billonaire businessman went on to state that he discovered the popular Banana Island estate in Ikoyi Lagos. He said he was given the job to develop the area, but brought Gilbert Chagoury to work on the project.


Lastly, Mr. Terry Waya denied he was charged for money laundering in the UK as widely reported in 2005, but claimed that it was only mortgage deception he committed.


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