A retired director of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr. Emmanuel
Ayodele has died. He slumped on his way to meet his friends at
Amity Club in the Garki area of Abuja.
Ayodele , 65, described as
an active member, was said to have parked his car outside the club
premises and was entering the facility when he fell.
He was reportedly rushed to the Sanklin Hospital, Mabushi where he gave up the ghost on Wednesday.
friend to the deceased , Mr. Kazeem Idowu, told Northern City News that
Ayodele ’ s death shocked everyone as he did not show any sign of
illness before his sudden passage.
Idowu, the Assistant Secretary
-General of Amity Club described the former director as an active man
of “ebullient personality ” , noting that he was loved by everyone.
said , “Ayodele ’ s death was shocking to say the least because he was a
very active person and a staunch member of the club ; he has held
several positions in the club and was well respected by everyone.
was about entering the club when he slumped and was rushed to the
hospital but unfortunately, he died . We shall miss him . ”
Members of the deceased family could not be reached for comment . His children were said to be overseas.