Son of the late billionaire transporter and founder of Ekene Dili Chukwu Motors, Augustine Ilodibe Jnr, has died from COVID-19 complications, the family announced on Monday.
The statement signed by the deceased’s brother Obinna said the 42-year-old died in Lagos. “With great sadness we announce the passing unto glory our dear son, husband, father, brother and uncle, Ekendilichukwu Augustine Chukwunonso ILODIBE (Junior) who died this morning from complications of COVID-19 in Lagos. “We pray that his soul rests in peace and the Lord comfort his family and all of us he left behind.
“In consideration of the current pandemic, we kindly ask that you respect and maintain safety protocols through calls and messages to the family rather than physical visits,” the family said in the statement.