Toyin Igbira
Toyin Igbira

Popular Lagos Socialite, Toyin Igbira, Is Dead     

The popular Lagos socialite, Toyin Igbira, has died after a long battle with ovarian cancer. 

Funsho Akinwale

Prominent Lagos socialite, Alhaja Monsurat Oluwatoyin Oyemade, popularly known as Toyin Igbira, is dead.

Igbira died on Saturday night at a private hospital in Surulere, Lagos, after an unsuccessful battle with ovarian cancer.

Toyin, 56, eventually succumbed to the illness after battling with the killer disease for 10 years which took her around the world searching for the best medical treatment.

At a time, her health improved and she was on her feet again for several months until the sickness relapsed before she finally gave up the ghost on Saturday.

Toyin Igbira
Toyin Igbira

Toyin, who was regarded as Queen of Narcotics of Lagos for her international drug trafficking network around the world during her lifetime, was a big fan of top Fuji music musicians, including Abass Obesere and K1 De Ultimate who sang her praise and gave accolades.

She is survived by three children and several grandchildren.

She owns choice mansions in Lagos, Abuja and the United States.

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