The Mother of a prominent Nigerian billionaire businessman known as Jimoh Ibrahim, Theresa Jimoh, has been reported dead after she was caught up in a fire incident at her home in Victoria Garden City, Lagos state yesterday, 19th January 2019.
According to a series of reports, Theresa Jimoh, mother of Nigerian billionaire businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim was a 76-year-old woman. Theresa Jimoh was known to be asleep when the fire started at about 02:00 am early on Saturday morning.
Mother of Nigerian billionaire businessman, Theresa Jimoh was burnt to death before the fire could be put out by the Lagos state Fire service early on Saturday morning.
Unfortunately, the cause of the fire which killed the Nigerian billionaire businessman’s mother, Theresa Jimoh, is yet to be identified as investigations are currently ongoing to ascertain the cause of the fire.
The dead body of Theresa Jimoh has been deposited in a morgue according to reports.
Mr Chike Oti, who is the Police Public Relations Officer and Chief Superintendent, confirmed the fire incident saying that Theresa Jimoh had been burnt to death before the fire was able to be put out by the firefighters from the Lagos State Fire Service.
According to Mr Chike Oti, he said in a statement that:
“Oti, Chief Superintendent of Police, noted that the remains of the deceased have been deposited in a morgue, saying investigations were ongoing to determine the cause of the fire.”
Mr Jimoh Ibrahim the son of the deceased, Theresa Jimoh, is known to be a Nigerian by birth and he is also a multi-billionaire businessman also in Nigeria.
The news of this incident has taken a big part of him according to close sources to the billionaire businessman.
He now has to begin to plan a befitting burial for his mother who died in unforeseen and painful circumstances.