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President Buhari Mourns Former Minister, Kuforiji-Olubi

President Buhari Mourns Former Minister Of Commerce, Kuforiji-Olubi

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the family of former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Otunba Ayora Bola Kuforiji-Olubi, who passed away at the age of 80.

President Buhari, who recently received the former minister and first female Chairman of the United Bank of Africa at the State House, also extended heartfelt condolences to the Government and people Ogun State, the banking industry as well as the deceased’s friends and professional colleagues over the sad loss.

He recalled that the banking and accounting guru was warm and hearty during his meeting with her on October 20, where he congratulated her on her 80th birthday.

The President stressed fur that Kuforiji-Olubi served her nation and humanity with all her God-given strength and talent, noting that the multiple professional and national awards she received were well deserved.

As a distinguished economist and manager who scored many firsts in breaking the glass ceiling in both private and public services, President Buhari is hopeful that the former minister would be remembered for redefining the place of womanhood in Nigeria’s development and inspiring others.

He prayed that the Almighty God will grant her eternal rest and also comfort all her loved ones.

The President’s message was conveyed in a statement on Monday by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina.