While it will be wrong to say that life has been unfair to her, she had, however, been buffeted, at different times in the past, with the blustering winds of vicissitude.
Indeed, the mere mention of her name would evoke pity, particularly among the few who know her story.
Princess Sola Adedoyin, a former Managing Director of the defunct City Express Bank, once battled with cancer. Mercifully, the beautiful daughter of billionaire businessman, Chief Samuel Adedoyin, survived the dreaded disease to the disbelief of those who had written her off.
The President of MariaSam Foundation also recorded another tragedy when the bank collapsed in the face of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, new regulations.
Not yet sated, fate dealt her another unkind blow, when her marriage to her former husband of many years hit the rocks. No doubt, the development had tested her avowed faith in God.
Many years after, the graduate of Marketing /Accountancy from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia is having the last laugh, as her new-found love, Francis Olushola Alao, has just been announced as the new monarch of Olugbon of Ile-Igbon Kingdom in Oyo State.
Following his confirmation by the state Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, he has since been observing the mandatory traditional seclusion, as part of the rituals of attainment of the royal stool.
As gathered, she has been in a happy mood since, while activity is now in top gear for the grand ceremony for the installation of the new monarch.
As revealed, the man is an international business tycoon, well-travelled and has various businesses spread across the world. He is from the Akinbola ruling house of Orile-Igbon in Surulere Local Government Area of Oyo State. He is also a highly-educated and very influential business magnate.