Surrounded by an electric fence, there are lights everywhere, which makes the house a beauty to behold at night. Well paved and enhanced with flowers, a peep into the compound revealed some exotic automobiles like Chrysler, G-Wagon Benz and Range Rover neatly tucked inside a car port. Said to have been completed years ago, the footballer who currently plays for Bursaspor F.C allegedly bought over the property that was there before for about N30 million and then renovated it to suit his taste
A simple but sophisticated house, an estate valuer put the current cost at over N100m.
Born on April 16, 1985 in Lagos, Ismaila Taye Taiwo is a left footer. He plays in the Turkish league now for Bursaspor. But before that, he had played for clubs like Lobi Stars, Gabros FC, Marsielle, Milan, Queen’s Park Rangers and Dynamo Kyiv. He also laces his boots for Nigeria’s Super Eagles – although he’s not among those invited for the World Cup in Brazil.