Family mourns passing of FCMB founder Olasubomi Balogun

The family of Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun announce the passing of their Patriarch and Founder of FCMB, Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun

It is with deep gratitude and a sense of sorrow that we, the family of Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun, announce the passing of our beloved Patriarch and the Founder of FCMB, Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun, CON.

On the evening of Thursday, May 18th, 2023, in London, United Kingdom, surrounded by his family, the Olori Omo Oba Akile Ijebu and Asiwaju of Ijebu Christians peacefully departed from this world after a brief illness at the age of 89.

In this time of grieving, we draw strength from recognizing the extraordinary life he lived and the enduring legacy he has left behind. He exemplified the values of hard work, entrepreneurship, relentless pursuit of excellence, unwavering determination, courage, faith, distinctive style, and unwavering discipline.

His unwavering devotion to God, the Church, his family, community, philanthropy, and Nigeria serves as an inspiration for us all.

In the midst of our loss, the family of Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun finds comfort in the overwhelming outpouring of love and sympathy we have received. We deeply appreciate the kind words and heartfelt expressions of warmth that have been extended to us.

Books of condolences: available for signing starting at 11 am on Monday, 22nd May 2023, at his residences in Lagos and Ijebu Ode, as well as at the following locations:


FCMB Group Headquarters, 44 Marina, Lagos.
Primrose Tower, 17A Tinubu Street, Lagos.
Founders Place, 2 Sanusi Fafunwa Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
First City Plaza, 252 Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District, Abuja.

Chapel Hill Denham

10 Bankole Oki Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.

You may also visit the online condolence register on his memorial website.

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