Wanted drug baron Kola Aluko is living large abroad.
News just hit town that the money man on the wanted list of petroleum minister, Diezani Allison Madueke over a series of mega oil deals gone sour just acquired a $100m yacht.
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you want to make a statement, it is better to make it loud and clear so
that everyone will stop and pay attention-and that is what oil
Baron Kola Aluko has done by acquiring the luxurious super yacht, Galactica Star.
in the business reveal that this 65metre-long beauty cost him slightly
over $50 million and it is the world’s first all-aluminium displacement
motor yacht. Registered in the Cayman Island and built by Hessen, this
yacht which has a sophisticated hydrodynamic design was created by the
following team: Naval Architect: Van Oossanen Naval Architects b.v., Exterior Designer: Omega Architects and interior design: Bannenberg & Rowell Design.
concept of this innovative yacht was presented to the yachting
community in September 2010 at the Monaco Yacht Club and the contract
was signed in October 2010.
took place at the Hessen facility in The Netherlands and was eventually
delivered in June 2013. The exquisite machine which has an helipad and
is 30 per cent more efficient fuel wise, with its reduced engine
emission, was created with upscale luxury, sophisticated style and fine
taste in mind. The mind-blowing interior is enchanting, and the
immaculate white exterior is heavenly.
Galactica can house 12 guests in six suites, is serviced by 13 crew
members and can power up to 28knots at 4, 200 nautical miles!
year alone, Aluko has won many prizes with this his prized possession.
Galactica Star clinched the top prize and the Monaco Yacht Show and he
was presented with the prestigious prize of MYS/Baccarat Prix du Design
by HSH Prince Albert II. Who actually mounted the yacht, presented the
award and applauded the owner. Already, he has been nominated for some
more awards in 2014.
yacht is such a sight to behold that it gets rave attention anywhere it
goes. This was the yacht that Jazy Z and Beyonce used for their family
holiday in the Mediterranean last September-and from all indications,
due to its sterling reputation, they would not be the last.