From JULIANA TAIWO-OBALONYE, Abuja
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Economic Matters, Mr. Ayoleke Adu has passed on at the age of 44.
The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, in a statement described the late aide who passed a week ago after a period of illness as a diligent economic professional and Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).
Akande said the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, condoled Adu’s wife, children, mother and the entire family on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari and the government.
He said Adu’s death was untimely and prayed God to grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Before joining the presidency last year, 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”, Akande said.