FCMB founder, Subomi Balogun dies at 89

By Joseph Chukwu
May 19, 2023, 8:36 p.m.

Olasubomi Balogun

The founder of First City Monument Bank, FCMB, Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun, 89, reportedly died in London on Friday morning, according to ThisDay reports.

Balogun, born on March 9, 1934, at Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State, is a renowned philanthropist who founded First City Merchant Bank, which later grew into the FCMB group.

Before his demise, Balogun, the Otunba Tunwase of Ijebuland and Olori Omoba of Ijebuland, was a czar of the Nigerian capital and money markets and a long-time member of the council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

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