By Bisi Oladele, Ibadan
The Parakoyi of Ibadanland and the Chairman of Madandola Group, Chief Bode Akindele, is dead.
Akindele, who was an effective business person and humanitarian, kicked the bucket in his Apapa, Lagos home on Monday at 88 years old years, as per a solid source.
Conceived on June 2,1932, his dad, Pa Joshua Laniyan Akindele, was a Chief Tax Clerk for the whole ancient Western Region, a place that can be compared to that of the Chairman of the Inland Revenue today. His mom, Rabiatu Adedigba, was a rich Ibadan broker who was politically powerful. Alhaja Rabiatu was the primary lady to go to Mecca in Ibadan.
Boss Akindele's business domain works under the name Modandola Group Of Companies, named after his mom, which means 'God, in the event that you give me the riches, give me a kid that can deal with it.' Madandola Group ranges from oceanic to properties, fabricating, genuine homes, ventures, money and flour processing with its home office in the United Kingdom.
The Fairgate Group, (an organization possessed by Chief Akindele, situated on Bond Street, London, England), bargains for the most part in properties. A portion of its occupants incorporate mammoth retail locations, for example, Sainsbury and Asda general stores. As at the last measurement, the Fairgate Group was supposed to be worth over £1billion.
Among the auxiliaries of the Madandola Group Standard Breweries, Ibadan, Diamond Foods Ltd, Ibadan, United Beverages Ltd, Ibadan, Associated Match Industry, Ibadan, converged with Ilorin, Port-Harcourt and Lagos to frame an organization with an enormous portion of the Nigerian market and Standard Flour Mills in Lagos.