Olabode Agusto, a renowned economist and accountant and founder of AGUSTO & CO Limited, Nigeria's first credit rating company, has died at the age of 68.
His passing was announced by Dele Momodu, Publisher of Ovation Magazine, via his X handle on Thursday. Agusto was born on September 14, 1955, and leaves behind a legacy of economic success.
He was a well-respected and influential figure in the Nigerian business community, and will be greatly missed.The news of Mr. Olabode Agusto's passing has been a shock to many, particularly within the Nigerian economic community.
A brilliant and influential figure, Mr. Agusto founded AGUSTO & CO Ltd., a credit rating company, and also served in various prominent roles, including Director of the National Pension Commission, member of the Central Bank of Nigeria Monetary Policy Committee, and Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation.
He was a highly respected individual who was known for his extensive knowledge and experience in the field of economics, and his contributions to the Nigerian economy were significant.