Contrary to some news making rounds, Chief Willie Anumudu did not die of complications from Coronavirus.
According to a Ovation Magazine publisher and friend of the family, Dele Momodu, Chief Anumudu was due to be air-lifted to Germany for treatment after he had health challenges, but gave up the ghost around 4 am on Tuesday. He stated that his death was not COVID-19-related.
Globe Motors is an automobile dealership based in Lagos, Nigeria. The company deals exclusively in brand new passenger and commercial vehicles. Its stable of brands comprises Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Hyundai and Higer.
Willy Anumudu founded the company in March 1984 when it was registered with a mission to transform the underserved Nigerian automobile industry.
Over three decades later, Globe Motors surpassed its initial aspirations and the company continues to set the pace in the evolution of the country’s automobile sector.
Globe Motors is in partnership with leading multinationals and several public sector institutions.
Today, Globe Motors is the largest dealer in the Mercedes-Benz segment and a leading dealer in the Toyota segment. The company is also the sole distributor of Higer vehicles in Nigeria.
Chief Anumudu was aged 68.