THE LARGER THAN LIFE IMAGE OF LATE OLOROGUN MICHAEL IBRU(OTOTA): CLOSE AID HENRY MUOGHO COMPARES HIM TO JACKSON, PELE ,OTHERS


* FROM DEC 15TH - DECEMBER 22ND,WATCH OUT/READ THE LEGENDARY OLOROGUN MICHAEL IBRU, 7 LIFE LESSON

*As told by his adopted son/trusted aide, Chief Henry MUAGHO


"Chief was to business what the late Muhammed ALI
was to boxing;what
Michael Jackson is to music, and what Pele is
to football. Olorogun was a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma
"While I was growing up in the village in the 60's and early 70's the name IBRU was MYTH, I used to think that he was a spirit,because he was larger than life.HE WAS VERY Articulate and meticulous.HE BELIEVED IN STRIVING TOWARDS PERFECTION IN EVERYTHING THAT HE HAS HIS NAME ON"

*A special memorial series by Chief Mike CERUTTI
+234 7042631895
E:youngchief@yahoo.com

BRIEF HISTORY ABOUT IBRU ORGANIZATION

The Ibru Organization, established in 1956, became one of the largest conglomerates in Nigeria. By 1990 it had between 9,000 and 11,000 employees. By 2009 the Ibru Organization was a multi-billion dollar business with interests that included shipping, agriculture, aviation, banking, oil and gas.

The Ibru family are Urhobo peolpe from Agbarha-Otor, near Ughele in Delta State . The family patriarch was Chief Peter Epete Ibru, a missionary who worked for much of his life in Yorubaland His wife Janet Omotogor Ibru was the matriarch of Ibru dynasty, aged 98 years when she died on 15 March 2006. She was a trader, and was closely involved in the organization. The founder of the firm was their son Michael IBRU. Michael gained a secondary education at Igbobi College, then worked for the United AFRICA company from 1951 until 1956. That year, aged 24, he partnered with Jimmy Large, an Englishman, to form the Laibru general trading company, and also bought a share of Ace Jimonma, a construction firm

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