Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of Chief Theophilus Akinyele, susceptible Presidential Adviser on Funds to President Shehu Shagari.
The President, in a assertion issued by his Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, renowned that Chief Akinyele, who used to be also a Permanent Secretary within the Ministries of Agriculture and Finance of the outdated Western Inform of Nigeria, served Nigeria meritoriously.
“President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with family of Chief Theophilus Adeleke Akinyele, susceptible Presidential Adviser on Funds to President Shehu Shagari, urging all cherished ones to search out solace in his contributions to the nation, and humanity.
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“The President commiserates with all authentic colleagues and friends of the susceptible adviser, who served as Permanent Secretary within the Ministries of Agriculture and Finance of the outdated Western Inform of Nigeria, Registrar and Secretary to the Council of the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife Nigeria and Secretary to a Navy Government and Head of Civil Provider of Oyo Inform.
“As Director of Funds and Particular Adviser on Funds Affairs to President Shagari from 1979-1983, President Buhari affirms that he served the nation meritoriously, the exercise of the knowledge bought in one of the main crucial compatible establishments within the world to shape policies and expose on implementation, in particular on building concerns.
“The President prays that the Almighty God will receive the soul of the deceased, and comfort his family,” the assertion acknowledged.