Billionaire Bussinessman, Chief Harry Ayodele Akande, is dead.
Akande, a former presidential candidate was the Agba Oye of Ibadanland.
According to a statement issued by his son, Olumide, Chief Akande Born on March 3, 1943- Akande, allegedly died of COVID-19.
The statement reads; "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," the statement stated