The deadly Covid-19 virus has yet again claimed the life of another wealthy businessman.
This time, it is billionaire industrialist, Alhaji Umar Saro. The Ilorin born, Lagos based business mogul passed on this evening after battling the virus at a private hospital in Victoria Island, Lagos, according to reliable sources.
Very quiet and unassuming, Alhaji Saro has friends in very high places some of who are his fellow billionaires like Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Alhaji Rasak Okoya, Chief Alex Duduyemi, Hajia Bola Shagaya, just to mention a few.
Alhaji Saro is also an inlaw to celebrity fashion designer, Lisa Folawiyo. Her younger sister, Sike who was recently attacked while jogging on the Lekki/Ikoyi link bridge, is married to the late billionaire’s son, Yusuf.
Alhaij Saro left behind, a wife, Alhaja Atinuke Saro, who unlike her husband is a popular socialite and several children.