The DG of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Dr. Timothy Olawale, on Friday, passed away.
His death was announced in a statement issued by the Association’s Secretariat in Lagos on Saturday.
The statement disclosed that the DG died in a hospital in Abuja.
“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.”
NECA also disclosed that it was in contact with the family of the deceased and more information would be communicated in due course.
Olawale was appointed substantive Director-General of NECA in January 2019, after six months in acting capacity.
He took over from Mr Segun Oshinowo, who retired in December 2018, after 19 years of service.