Senior Presidential Aide Dies

Ayoleke Adu
Ayoleke Adu

The has announced the death of a member of Buhari’s Economic Management team, Ayoleke Adu.

A statement by Aide to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, reads:

“With heavy hearts, we regret to announce the untimely passage of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Economic Matters, Mr. Ayoleke O. Adu. He was aged 44.

Adu, a diligent economic professional and Certified Financial Analyst, CFA, passed on last week Saturday after a period of illness.

“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on behalf of the President and himself condoles with his wife, children, mother and the entire family. He prays that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.

“Before he joined the Buhari last year, Adu was the Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Capital Securities Ltd, a leading investment firm with headquarters in Lagos.

“As a member of the President’s Economic Management Team and a presidential aide deployed to the Office of the Vice President, Adu would be remembered as a patriotic, forthright, creative and astute professional. He will indeed be sorely missed.

“Burial arrangements will be announced later.”

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