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NECA DG, Olawale Slumps And Dies in Abuja

NECA DG, Olawale Slumps And Dies in Abuja

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, has announced the death of its Director-General, Dr. Timothy Olawale.

NECA Secretariat in a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday said that Olawale passed on, on Friday, 1st October in a hospital in Abuja.

The statement read, “It is with deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Timothy Olawale, our Director-General, which occurred on October 1 at a hospital in Abuja.

“He is survived by his wife, children, and other relatives; we pray the good Lord to grant his family and us all, the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss”.

The statement added that the association was in contact with the family and more information would be communicated in due course.

Late Dr. Olawale was confirmed as the substantive Director-General of NECA in January 2019, after six months in acting capacity.

He succeeded Mr. Segun Oshinowo, who retired in December 2018 after serving the association for 19 years.

Olawale passed away in a hospital on Friday as the nation marked Independence Day.

The DG was in Abuja for a meeting on Thursday with the board of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).

The deceased attended another meeting on Friday and was on his seat when he slumped.

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