NECA DG Timothy Olawale dies 21 months after appointment
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has announced the death of its Director-General, Dr Timothy Olawale.
A statement issued by NECA Secretariat on Saturday disclosed that Olawale passed away in a hospital in Abuja on Friday
“It is with deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Timothy Olawale, our Director-General, which occurred on Oct. 1 2021 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,’’ it stated.
The statement added that the association was in contact with the family and more information would be communicated in due course.
The 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. (NAN)