EXCLUSIVE: Cause of Edo State Billionaire and Captain, Hosa Idahosa Okunbo's death REVEALED KossyDerrickBlog KossyDerrickEnt


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Sunday, August 8, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Cause of Edo State Billionaire and Captain, Hosa Idahosa Okunbo's death REVEALED

Billionaire businessman and Chairman, Ocean Marine Services Limited, Capt Idahosa Okunbo who has been battling a protracted illness is dead! He died of pancreatic cancer in London
He was aged 63. (Read More Here).

Family sources who broke the sad news exclusively to The Boss this morning said that the amiable gentleman who delved into politics in the last few years died in London, United Kingdom at 63.

Late Captain Hosa with son, Osahon
Though the cause of death is still sketchy, we were told that his passing maybe be related to the effects of his long battle with cancer. Idahosa Wells Okunbo was a business magnate, investor, philanthropist and trained commercial pilot.

Okunbo from Edo State had his primary education at Government Primary in Benin City, old Bendel State, now Edo State. He proceeded to Federal Government College,Warri and studied at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Training Centre, Zaria, Kaduna State, and became a professional commercial pilot at the age of 21. He also attended ACME School of Aeronautics, Fort Worth Texas in 1983, where he obtained an Airline Transport Pilot License.

Upon graduation, Okunbo became a professional commercial pilot, and was made a captain in 1983 at the age of 25. He was a flight captain with Intercontinental Airlines for about two years, then was employed by Okada Air for three years. In 1988, he retired from piloting at the age of 30, having logged over 7,000 hours of flight time, and ventured into private business.

Okunbo established Hoslyn Ventures Nigeria Ltd. a company that was involved with procurement in the Nigerian petroleum sector and from their he began to flourish.

Okunbo is the Founder and Chairman of the following Nigerian companies: CMES-OMS Petroleum Development Company (CPDC), which, in September 2019, signed “$875.75m alternative financing deal for the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) operated OML 65”, The Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartments, Abuja, Wells San-Carlos Agro Farms Ltd.

It is reported that the Edo State-born politician, died in the early hours of Sunday, August 8, after a protracted battle with cancer in London, United Kingdom.
It was gathered that he was diagnosed with cancer in September 2020.

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