Senior presidential aide, Ayoleke Adu, dies

Senior presidential aide, Ayoleke Adu, dies
August 14 10:04 2016

The Senior Special Assistant to
 the President on
 Economic Matters, deployed to the
 Office of the Vice President, Ayoleke
 Adu, has died in an Indian
 hospital on Friday.

Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, said Adu, a diligent economic professional and Certified Financial Analyst, passed on last week Saturday at the age of 44.

“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.

“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 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 presidency 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,” the statement said.

Also, in a condolence message, Minister of Solid Mineral
s Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi,
expressed shock over the death of Adu.

In a statement by his Special
 Assistant on Media, Mr. Olayinka 
Oyebode, said Adu’s
 death was a personal loss to him
 and a major loss to the All
 Progressives Congress (APC) and
 Nigeria in general.