Nigeria’s Ambassador to Morocco, Alhaji Mansur Nuhu Bamalli, is dead.
This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Media and Publicity officer of the Zazzau Emirate Council.
According to a statement from the Zazzau emirate council’s media and publicity officer, Mansur Nuhu Bamalli passed away in a private hospital in Lagos while traveling to Morocco.
“Funeral prayers will be announced later”, the message reads.
He survived with wife and two kids.
Meanwhile, The founder of Agusto and Co., the nation’s first native credit rating agency, has died.
Bode Agusto worked as a freelance consultant in the fields of economics, finance, and business strategy before he passed away.
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Agusto and Co. established in 1992, is a well-known Pan-African Credit Rating Agency and a top source of market information and analysis in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Managing Director Bode Agusto established the business. He was a Chartered Accountant with more than thirty years of experience working in both the public and private sectors.
Agusto served as Director-General and Adviser (Budget Matters) to former President Olusegun Obasanjo during his second term in office, as well as an Vice President at Citibank Nigeria and a Partner at PwC. Additionally, he served as a non-executive director of the Shell Nigeria Pension Fund, the National Pension Commission (PenCom), and the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).