The Death has been announced of popular Benue industrialist, Chief Denen Tofi.
Naija News reports that the offspring of the deceased confirmed that their father died at age of 103 on Thursday morning at Nyom Hospital in Gboko.
In a post on his social media account, Facebook, one of the sons of the deceased, Ordue, said their father passed away after a brief illness.
Also affirming to his brother’s report, another son of the deceased, Aondoakura wrote: “My dad’s old age contributed significantly to his death. Yeah, we lost him around 11 a.m “
“On Tuesday night, around 9 p.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,” Aondoakura said.
Naija News understands that Tofi was one of the foremost industrialists in Benue, being the owner of Paradise and New State Hotels, Tofi Memorial Grammar School, National Oil, and several other companies.
He was popularly known for his business motto, ‘Do well, God will help you.’