Edo-born business mogul Captain Hosa Okunbo has passed on in a London hospital.
Reports said he died Saturday night surrounded by family members. He was 63
Although the family is yet to release an official statement about his demise, the late billionaire reportedly died following a one-year fight with cancer of the pancreas.
Multiple reports suggested doctors had last year told the late philanthropist he had nine months to live.
It was gathered that his health had greatly improved and he was planning to return to the country by next week to attend the coronation of the new Olu of Warri Tsola Emiko who is married to his daughter Ivie.
Okunbo is survived by a wife, Nosa and his children.