– Popular Nigerian businessman and politician, Ben Murray-Bruce, has taken to social media to share some interesting new facts about himself
– The Silverbird CEO, in a recent tweet, took fans down memory lane as he shared an epic throwback photo with his dad
– Murray-Bruce who sported a big afro in the photo, showered his late father with praises as he opened up on how he helped him start his cinema business
Ben Murray-Bruce is known as a successful businessman and also for his dexterity when it comes to giving mind-blowing speeches.
However, not so many people know the man before the fame, nor the other man who was supportive and very influential to the success of Murray-Bruce.
In a recent tweet, the Nigerian politician wowed fans with some photos of himself posing behind his father.
Murray-Bruce, in the caption, had sweet words for his father, stating that he was raised with love and affection.
The Silverbird CEO revealed that his father gave him a loan of N20,000 in 1986 to set up his company.
In his words:
“My dad, William Murray-Bruce, was the greatest dad ever! He raised me with love and affection. In 1980, he loaned me ₦20k to set up Silverbird, which now employs 1015 people all earning above minimum wage. He died on March 9, 1986. I wish happy Father’s Day to the best dad ever!”
Twitter users react
See how some internet users have reacted to the post:
“Your Dad is a legend!”
“God bless your dad, make sure you do some to your children.”
“Wow nice one though your Dad is actually stinky rich bc 20k in 1980 is almost equivalent to 100million today.”
“Omo baba olowo! Hopefully your kids don’t need you lending them money.”
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Nollywood to the world
Still on Bruce, the businessman appears to be making some big moves in his contribution towards pushing Nollywood to greater heights.
The former lawmaker, in April, took to his Twitter page to reveal he had entered a partnership deal with one of Hollywood’s big guns, Wesley Snipes.
Bruce who shared some photos with the veteran actor in Los Angeles, described the deal as phenomenal as they would work jointly to manufacture great movies.
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