Abuja - Revered multi-millionaire, Deinde Fernandez has passed away after suffering from an undisclosed illness in a private hospital in Belgium, Forbes reported.
The 78-year-old tycoon died in the presence of his wife after battling with the illness for several months.
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The Nigerian Diplomat formerly served as the Central African Republic's ambassador to the United Nations.
According to reports, Fernandez had extensive gold, diamond and oil mining interests in Angola.
He is survived by nine children, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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