Businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim loses mother in fire accident
Frontline businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim is bereaved. His mother, Mrs. Omofemiwa Ramat Ibrahim, is reported to have died in a fire accident at her Victoria Garden City (VGC) residence in the early hours of today.
According to reports from her neighbours, the 68-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene after firefighters arrived the scene.
Her corpse has been deposited at the morgue.
Madam Ibrahim moved to VGC to be close to her billionaire son after she was released by kidnappers in 2011.
She was kidnapped in Igbotako, Ondo State and released in Sapele, Delta State after her family paid millions of naira as ransom.
Jimoh Ibrahim, who opened a new corporate office in Dubai to oversee his overseas operations few years ago, owns a five-star hotel and also is a big player in real estate business, in the oil rich country.