Chief Sunny Dike Odogwu
, the Ide Ahaba of Asaba, Delta State, is dead. He died at the age of 87.
According to a family source, Odogwu
was said to have died in his home on Monday.
Born on March 20, 1931, in Calabar, Odogwu
hails from Delta state and holds a high ranking traditional title of Ide Ahaba of Asaba.
He had his secondary school education at Ilesha Grammar School, Osun state and thereafter joined an insurance firm to work as a trainee.
The Delta-born high chief later travelled abroad for further studies.
Odogwu established the Sunny Iwedike Odogwu (SIO) Group of Companies, a firm with investment in property development, shipping, finance, industrial relations and hotel management.
He also established Robert Dyson and Diket, an insurance brokerage firm.
Odogwu was the publisher of now-defunct Post Express Newspapers
He is survived by his wife, Theresa and nine children.