Greetings from Cuba! If you use social media on a regular basis, you’ve probably come across that name in the last few days.
The elaborate burial held in honour of his mother, Uche Iyiegbu, who died in December last year, has made the 46-year-old nightlife promoter a viral phenomenon.
The funeral, which took place on Friday in Afor Uzo Oba, Anambra state, has dominated discourse.
Who is Obi Cubana, though?
Ejes Gist News looks at ten things you should know about the business entrepreneur who has people talking.
Obinna Iyiegbu, the socialite’s real name, was born in Anambra on April 12, 1975. He is from Oba in the state’s Idemili South LGA.
Obi Cubana is his parents’ fourth child and the last son.
He received his primary and senior education in Onitsha at Central Primary School and Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS).
Obi Cubana earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in Enugu state in 1998.
He began his foray into business in 2006, when he founded Ibiza Club, a nightclub aimed to pleasing Abuja’s fun seekers.
In 2009, the entrepreneur founded Cubana to provide all-around entertainment for people from all walks of life. The company’s first office was in Owerri, Imo state, but it eventually expanded to Lagos, Abia, and Enugu, respectively.
He is Cubana Chief Priest’s colleague and boss, whose real name is Paschal Okechukwu.
He married Ebele Iyiegbu, better known as Lush Eby, in 2008. The couple has four children, all of them are males.
Obi Cubana has a net worth of $96 million, according to reports.
The business entrepreneur has previously won multiple honours, including the ‘Inspiring Personality Award’ in 2017. Also Read Full Details of Obi Cubana Biography, Wiki, Education, Career, Age, State, Net Worth