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Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas Lagos business mogul dies at 79

The billionaire business man reportedly died today, Monday, February 2. He was 79.

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Popular Lagos business man and socialite Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas is dead according to various reports.

Though unconfirmed, the billionaire businessman died today, Monday, February 2. He was 79.

Chief Molade Okoya who holds the traditional titles of the  Asoju Oba of Lagos, Babasuwa of Ijebu-Remo and the Odofin of Ife, is the current Chancellor of Lagos State University and chairman of CFAO Nigeria Limited.

Okoya-Thomas was born in Lagos on June 8, 1935 to late Hussam Okoya-Thomas (the first Baba Adinni of Furabay Mosque, Olowogbowo, Lagos and the first local staff of CFAO who served the company for 52 years)

He died at the age of 79.

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