President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Adviser on Economic matters, Ayoleke Adu is dead.
Adu, 44, passed on penultimate Saturday after a brief illness.
His death was announced in a statement by the Senior Special assistant on Media and Publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande while sending the President and Vice President’s condolences to the deceased family.
The statement reads in part, “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, 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.