A renowned Benue industrialist, Chief Denen Tofi, has passed on.
Aondoakura, one of the sons of the deceased disclosed this on Thursday.
He said that his father, aged 103, died around 11a.m. on Thursday at Nyom Hospital in Gboko.
“My dad’s old age contributed significantly to his death. Yeah, we lost him around 11a.m,” NAN quotes Aondoakura as saying.
“On Tuesday night, around 9p.m., he started feeling uneasy and was rushed to the hospital in the morning. He started responding to treatment before he finally answered the call of his father,” he said.
Another son of the deceased, named Ordue, also confirmed the passage of Chief Tofi via his Facebook page.
Tofi owned Paradise and New State Hotels, Tofi Memorial Grammar School, National Oil, and several other companies.
He was popularly known by his business motto, ‘Do well, God will help you.’