The gradual Captain Okunbor died surrounded by household participants.Governor Godwin Obaseki has paid tender tributes to gradual Edo industry wealthy person Captain Hosa Okunbo, describing him as an prominent flyer who made his value at an early age.
In a observation he signed and issued on Sunday afternoon, the Edo Allege chief hailed Captain Okunbo’s perseverance and industry acumen.
“A man of unparalleled vitality and accomplishments, Captain Okunbo seen opportunities in adversity and from an early age in lifestyles, carved a niche for himself to change into one in every of Nigeria’s most prominent businessmen,” Obaseki said about Okunbo who died on Saturday night in London following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
“A educated pilot, he conquered the air at an early age and situation for the waters and land, building enterprises that famed him in the industry world and embodied the onerous work, perseverance, dexterity and acumen that espoused his Edo heritage.”
He condoled the household and chums of the gradual captain, and said many of us from Edo Allege had benefited from his philanthropic gestures.
“As a mortal, Captain Okunbo changed into as soon as now not a splendid person valid as none of us can claim to be, but he’ll be remembered for his timeless admire for Edo of us,” the governor said.
“His need for the event and progress of our expensive disclose, the Niger Delta space and Nigeria as wisely as his functional contributions to building bridges of peace everywhere in the country will never be forgotten.”
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Loads of reviews claimed that his clinical doctors had in 2020 told him (Okunbo) he had totally restricted time to live.
It changed into as soon as gathered that he changed into as soon as responding to treatment in London and had even deliberate to return to Nigeria for the coronation ceremony of the Olu of Warri who is his in-law.
Born in Benin City on January 7 1958, Captain Okunbo is survived by a wife and kids.