Billionaire Oluwo Antonio Deinde Fernandez is reportedly dead.

Ovation magazine publisher, who is believed to be familiar with Fernandez circle broke the news on Twitter.

“Nigeria, and indeed Africa, has just lost one of its greatest sons; Ambassador Chief Antonio Dehinde Fernandez is gone!,”Momodu wrote.

He was 79 years old.

Born in 1936, Chief Antonio Oladeinde Fernandez is a Nigerian Business magnate, Diplomat and Permanent Representative of Central African Republic to the United Nations. He is one of the richest men in Africa.

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