The Presidency on Saturday announced the death of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Economic Matters, Mr. Ayoleke Adu.
According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the presidential aide died at the age of 44.
Akande quoted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as condoling the family of the deceased on behalf of the Federal Government.
“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 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.
“Burial arrangements will be announced later.”