The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has announced the sudden death of its Director-General, Dr. Timothy Olawale.
Olawale was said to have died on Friday, October 1, 2021, at an Abuja hospital, according to the Statement issued by NECA secretariat on Saturday, October 2, 2021, in Lagos.
“It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Timothy Olawale, our Director-General, which occurred on October 1, 2021 at a hospital in Abuja.
The Statement also revealed that, the family of the late NECA boss has been contacted; adding that, “we pray the good Lord to grant his family and us all, the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.’’
Late Dr. Timothy Olawale, who succeeded Segun Oshinowo, was confirmed as the DG of NECA in January 2019, after six months in acting capacity.
He is survived by his wife, children, and other relatives.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, presided over by Ayuba Wabba, also in a Statement, described the death of the NECA DG as ‘shocking and painful.’