Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, has expressed shock over the demise of top business mogul, Captain Hosa Wells Okunbo.
PlatinumPost reports that the Edo-born late businessman, politician and philanthropist died of pancreatic cancer in London Sunday morning,
He was chairman of Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS).
Expressing sadness over the development, Agba, who hails from Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, said the death was a big loss to the country.
“I received with shock the news of the sudden demise of an incomparable human being, Captain ‘Hosa Wells Okunbo.
” The passage of Capt. ‘Hosa is a painful loss not only to us in Edo State but also to the country at large. His death has created a huge vacuum that will be difficult to fill.
” Despite his wealth, his humility, selflessness, strength of spirit and deep sense of purpose made him a national icon, a revered symbol of humanity, and a source of inspiration to many people.
” I therefore extend my profound condolences to his wife and children and to all Edo people as we all mourn the death of Cappy, as he was popularly called,” the minister said in a post on his verified Facebook page on Sunday.