SAD! Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas dies at 79

Death has been announced of Nigerian business mogul, Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas MFR, on Monday at the age of 79.

The Nation reports that until his death, Okoya, the Babasuwa of Ijebu-Remo, Asoju Oba of Lagos and the Odofin of Ile-Ife, was the Chairman of CFAO Nigeria Limited and Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU).

With a splendid record of sporting activities during his youth-age, Okoya was the sole sponsor of the annual Asoju Oba Table Tennis Championships for over four decades.

This feat records him as the only Nigerian to have single-handedly and consistently sponsored a competition spanning over four decades.

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