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BREAKING: Billionaire Businessman Captain Hosa Okunbo Is Dead

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Billionaire Business magnate, Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo, is dead. He was aged 63.

African Examiner gathered that Capt. Okunbo died in London on Saturday, August 7th, after a long battle with Pancreatic Cancer.

Captain Wells Okunbo was born on January 7th, 1958 in Benin City, Oredo LGA of Edo State.

He became a pilot at 21. He ventured into agriculture later on, starting a company called Wells Farm Limited and has invested millions of dollars in green house farming and agro-allied business in Edo State.

As a commercial pilot, he worked for Intercontinental Airlines and Okada Airlines. He was made a captain in 1983 at 25, and retired five years later.

Buhari Mourns Captain Okunbo

 President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, friends and associates of late Capt. Idahosa (Hosa) Okunbo, Chairman of Ocean Marine Solutions.

The president’s condolence message was released by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Sunday in Abuja.

President Buhari noted that the late Okunbo with investments spanning the petroleum, telecommunications, maritime, and power sectors, among others, contributed immensely to the development of the Nigerian economy.

He added that the deceased had also provided sustenance to many families in the process.

The president prayed for the repose of the soul of the late businessman, urging those mourning him, particularly the people of Edo to whom he devoted time and resources, to sustain his legacies of kindness.

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