Billionaire businessman Harry Akande is dead.
He died in the early hours of Saturday.
This was a statement issued by his son
Chief Harry Ayoade Akande, Agba Oye of Ibadanland (March 3, 1943-December 5, 2020)
In the early hours of Saturday December 5, 2020, our patriarch Chief Harry Ayodele Akande passed away following a brief illness.
Chief Harry Akande was an astute businessman of international repute whose legacy and influence cut across continents.
But by far his greatest passion was for a better Nigeria that guaranteed equity and justice for all. It is our fervent hope that this will be a reality in the not too distant future.
His passing is a huge shock to his immediate & extended family, friends & associates. We are all grappling to make some sense of it.
Unconfirmed report however has it that he died from complications from Covid -19