Gov. Abiodun: Akintola Williams’ passing signifies the end of an era.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has described the demise of Nigeria’s pioneer chartered accountant, Akintola Williams, as the end of an era.
GISTS VILLA reports that Akintola Williams, Nigeria’s first indigenous chartered accountant, was reported to have died on Monday at his residence in Lagos at the age of 104.
Reacting, Governor Abiodun, in a statement he personally signed, lauded the immeasurable contributions of the late accountant to the field of accounting.
“His impact in the profession will continue to be remembered and celebrated among generations of accountants in years to come.”
Abiodun, therefore, prayed for the repose of his soul and for the family and well-wishers to have the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.
“While we are going to miss his priceless contributions for over seven decades in the field of accounting, our solace lies in the profound legacies he left behind and his indelible footprints.
“May God Almighty rest his soul and continue to strengthen his family, numerous mentees, and all his admirers all over the world,” he said.