Shaka Momoh, Planet One Hotel And Events Owner, Dies From COVID-19
Shaka Momoh, the owner of Planet One hotel and event centre in Maryland, Lagos State, has reportedly passed away from coronavirus complications.
Momoh was said to have died of COVID-19 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Thursday.
Segun Awosanya, a legal practitioner and activist, who announced the tragic news via his Twitter handle on Thursday, saying;
Lost another gem to Covid19. The last time we spoke it was about our intervention on his case with a financial institution. Now he is no more. Rest in peace, distinguished Shaka Momoh (Planet One). Covid is real.
Lost another gem to #Covid19. The last time we spoke it was about our intervention on his case with a financial institution. Now he is no more. Rest In Peace Distinguished Shaka Momoh (Planet One). 😕 #CovidIsReal 🦠 pic.twitter.com/aJulUlmUDV
— SEGA L’éveilleur®🚨 (@segalink) January 14, 2021
Gboyega Akosile, Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, also confirmed the news in a tweet.
Flash: Shaka Momoh, renowned businessman and owner of Planet 1 events and hotels located in Maryland, Lagos is dead. Report says he died this morning from #COVID19 related complications.
Source: CKN News.
Stay safe out there! pic.twitter.com/cH97WEJuY5
— Gboyega Akosile (@gboyegaakosile) January 14, 2021
Momoh, who is renowned as a lifestyle entrepreneur in Lagos, was a graduate of business administration from Auchi polytechnic. He was also a philanthropist who dispensed his goodwill through his Baobab Foundation.
Among his other businesses are Hospitality Warehouse, a hospitality products wholesale company; Baobab Edge Limited, a lifestyle company; and Basic Information and Communications System Limited (BICS), among others.
May his soul rest in peace.