Olorogun Michael Ibru is Dead : 9 Things You Need To Know About Him


olorogun-michael-ibru-is-dead-9-things-you-need-to-know-about-him Olorogun Michael Ibru is Dead 9 Things You Need To Know About Him : Nigerian business magnate and patriarch of the Ibru family, Olorogun Michael Ibru on Tuesday passed away, aged 86.

Here are 8 things to know about him.

  • He was born on Christmas Day – December 25, 1930.
  • He was the first son Chief Epete Ibru family of Agbarha-Otor in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
  • He was the head of the vast Ibru clan and organization.
  • He attended Igbobi College, and acquired a school certificate in 1951.
  • He joined the United African Company, as a management trainee after his secondary education and dropped out in 1956 to start Laibru, in a corporate entity in partnership with Jimmy Large, an expatriate.
  • He was the pioneer of frozen fish trading in Nigeria. In the mid-1960s trading fish became the traditional money maker for the Ibru organization.
  • He was one the richest Nigerians in the 80s.
  • He was a business magnate. He created several businesses and firms in the tourism, agriculture, and other sectors of the economy.
  • He died yesterday Sept 6th 2016


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