Billionaire Harry Akande passes on at 77 after brief illness

Harry Akande

Billionaire businessman, Chief Harry Ayoade Akande, the Agba Oye of Ibadanland has passed away at the age of 77 after a brief illness.

A statement signed by his son, Olumide Akande said the businessman died early on Saturday, December 5, 2020.

According to the statement, the Akande patriarch 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 and extended family, friends and associates. We are all grappling to make some sense of it”, the statement read.

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