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Daughter confirms Molade Okoya Thomas’ passage, ‘We give God thanks’

Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas has confirmed the death of her father, the legendary businessman and socialite, Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas, the Asoju Oba of Lagos.

The former House of Representatives member admitted that the ebulient man of colours passed on in the early hours of Monday, February 2, 2015.

Jumoke-Okoye-ThomasHon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas confirmed her father’s death to encomium.ng’s Tolani Abatti in a telephone conversation at 4:16 this afternoon.

Chief Okoya-Thomas, born on June 8, 1935, would have been 80 this year.

We gathered that he just returned from a medical check-up a few days back – and died at his Sinari Adaranijo, Victoria Island (Lagos) home peacefully.

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