Billionaire Jimoh Ibrahim loses mother to fire incident
A shocking fire incident in the early hours of the day has taken the life Mrs Theresa Jimoh, the mother of Nigerian business mogul and billionaire, Jimoh Ibrahim.
The Punch reports that the victim, who was about 76 years old, was at her house in the Victoria Garden City, Lagos, when a fire broke out around 2am on Saturday, January 19.
She was said to have been burnt to death before the inferno was put out by firefighters from the Lagos State Fire Service.
The police public relations ffficer, CSP Chike Oti, has reportedly confirmed the incident.
Oki noted that the remains of the deceased have been deposited in a morgue, adding that investigations were ongoing to determine the cause of the fire.