The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has confirmed the the death of its president and chairman of council, Muhammed Yinusa.
Timothy Olawale, the Director General of NECA confirmed the death to BusinessDay in a telephone call, just as he expressed shock at the sudden paassge of Yinusa.
We just recently returned from Geneva, Switzerland where we attended the ILO conference together, and last week Thursday, he presided over the meeting of council, and he was healthy,” said Olawale.
An obituary announcement als confirmed by NECA said that Yinusa died today on July 3 and would be buried today at 3pm at Lekki Vaults and Gardens, Lekki-Epe, Lagos.
Yinusa was NECA’s representative in the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund board before his death.
The deceased was also the Chief Executive Officer, DN Tyre and Rubber Plc, chairman of Pamol Nigeria Limited, the Group’s Natural Rubber plantations subsidiary and also chairman, Vono Products Plc.
He was a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and a member of other professional bodies.
He was an alumnus of the Lagos Business School and attended strategic management and leadership programmes at Cranfield University and Oxford University, both in the UK, and the Havard Business School, USA.
He belonged to several professional and business associations, in addition to being on the council and management committee of Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA), member of the National Governing Board of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Board of Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG).
He was a past member of the Lagos Business School Advisory Board, Past President of the Business Club, Ikeja and past Co-Chair of the Lagos State Economic Summit.