Summary: Nigerian engineer and managing director of Ascon Oil Limited, one of the leading indigenous fuel marketing company in the country, who paid $50,000 (N6.5 million) early this year to obtain license to construct a 55,000 BDP oil refinery in Delta State at a time major oil companies turned their back on such projects, but who took Ascon Oil to a consortium that won an oil block at the 2005 Bid Round during which he also commissioned his telecommunications outfit TOPCON and three more fuel storage tanks.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: July 2, 1955
Died: October 22, 2005
Location: Lisa, Nigeria