By Glam & Essence
The sad news of the death of Funmi Namabiri, the maker of one of Nigeria’s most popular human hair extension,Funmi Hair,was broken today by her Bayelsa-born husband,Prince Isaac Namabiri.
He announced her passing on Tuesday morning of March 30,2021,via a text message he sent out to friends and business associates stating:
“Good day all.
Trust you and yours are well.
With a heavy heart, on behalf of pastor, I write to inform you that Mrs Funmi Namabiri (Mr Namabiri’s wife) has gone to be with the Lord this morning.
Mr Namabiri’s mobile is 07815 134027.
Funmi,a native of Osun State and her husband ran the family business,Helena Haur Care Ltd in the UK,where they are based.Their hair care business is globally known for the famous hair extension,Funmi Hair, highly patronized by top celebrity wo.en for it’s high quality,which has seen the Chinese dubbing it without success.Funmi also run their family resort alongside her husband,Praise Banquet Hotel and Resort,located in her homestate,Osun State.
Those close to her said she had been battling with brain tumor,and eventually losing her life due to the illness.
The news of her death came as a shock to many of her clients and society friends,both in Nigeria and in the UK,where she lived after she and her husband, former IMB banker left Nigeria.
She will be greatly missed because her hair brand,Funmi Hair is rated as the world’s number one human hair. Worn by women all over the world, Funmi Hair, which launched into the market over 40 years ago,remains the most sought after human hair by women.So successful did her human hair business become,that she wrote a book on her life’s journey titled,’The Secret Of Funmi Hair’.