Edo State-born business mogul and Chairman of Ocean Marine Solution Limited, Captain Hosa Okunbor, is dead.
Gatekeepers News reports that Okunbor has breathed his last at the age of 63 in London.
Gatekeepers News commiserates with the family at these trying times. Until his death, Captain Hosa was one of the biggest supporters and contributors towards medical philanthropy, especially those championed by the Publisher of Gatekeepers News.
Okunbo became a professional commercial pilot, and was made a captain in 1983 at the age of 25. In 1988, he retired from piloting at the age of 30 and ventured into private business.
Okunbo established Hoslyn Ventures Nigeria Ltd., a company that was involved with procurement in the Nigerian petroleum sector.
The deceased served as either chairman or director on numerous company boards in Nigeria, spanning multiple business sectors such as the agro-allied, petroleum, telecommunications, power, real estate and banking industries.
Okunbo is the founder of the following Nigerian companies: CMES-OMS Petroleum Development Company (CPDC); The Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartments; Wells San-Carlos Agro Farms Ltd; Ocean Marine Security Ltd; Westminster Security Solutions Nigeria Ltd; Wells Group of companies; Ocean Marine Solutions Tankers Ltd; Hoslyn Habitat Ltd; and Gyro Air Ltd.
The deceased served as a director in the following companies: Joint Marine Environ Guard Ltd. (JMEG); Secure Anchorage Area Ltd. (SAA); Digisteel Integrated Services Ltd; Phil Nugent Nigeria Ltd and Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Ltd. (IEDM).
He was a member of the Board of Directors of NatCom Development and Investment Ltd., which is the holding company Nigerian telecommunications giant NTEL