The Founder and Executive Chairman of Jagal Conglomerate, owners of Nigerdock FZE, Anwar Jarmakani is dead,
Jarmakani, it was gathered, had since March 2021 been receiving medical attention overseas for COVID-19 related issues but passed on on Thursday.
Recall that the Jagal Group expanded to own Jagal Energy, Jagal Investment, Afrik Delta Marine, Nigerdock, NigerStar 7, Sinopec Nigeria, Snake Island Integrated Free Zone amongst others.
The serial investor arrived Nigeria from Syria in 1963 and built the Jagal Group to fill strategic business gaps in the post-independence Nigeria.
His staff and critical stakeholders in the maritime sector describe the maritime mogul who also was a naturalised Nigerian as patriotic, an achiever and a gentle man.
He successfully ran his company for over fifty years, employing many Nigerians and supporting charities.
Funeral arrangement will be announced by his family.