Chief Sunny Asemota, the chairman of Sunny Motors and Omoriege Motors is dead. The Edo born patriarch of the Asemota family passed on at the age of 87
Chief Sunny Asemota, the chairman of Sunny Motors and Omoriege Motors is dead. The Edo born patriarch of the Asemota family passed on at the age of 87 leaving behind three children, grandchildren and a grieving wife, Ireti, one of the matriarchs of high society.
An auto magnate of repute, the late Chief Sunny was one of the wealthiest Nigerians whose indelible footprints in Nigeria’s auto business have remained a reference point for many decades. Not one to be associated with anything that has no class, Chief Sunny was extremely wealthy and lived a lifestyle of luxury.
About 10 years ago, he retired from active work having successfully nurtured his auto companies from infancy to multi-billion enterprises which are now being ably run professionally by his children, Osa, Iredia and Omoregie. One of his children, Oghogho, who used to be married to Ayo Adedoyin before the marriage crashed after a decade, runs Aralia by Nature, a landscape design company.
As earlier stated, Chief Sunny and his wife dominated the social scene for decades. a feat that earned them a legendary status of some sort.