According to a statement released by his family, the son of billionaire Ekene Dili Chukwu, Augustine Ilodibe Jnr (42), has died in Lagos due to COVID-19 complications.
The statement read: “With great sadness we announce the passing in honor of our dear son, husband, father, brother and uncle, Ekendilichukwu Augustine Chukwunonso Ilodibe (Junior) who passed away this morning (January 4) from complications of COVID-19 in Lagos.
“We pray that his soul will rest in peace and that the Lord will comfort his family and all of us he has left behind.
‘Considering the current pandemic, we ask you to respect and maintain safety protocols through calls and messages to the family rather than through physical visits.
“Thank you and God bless.”
The statement was made on behalf of the family by the brother of the deceased, Mr. Obinna Ilodibe, signed.