Passing Away Of Mr. Ola Vincent (1925 - 2012)
We learned with great shock the passing away of Mr. Ola Vincent, CFR, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria passed away on Monday, 3rd September,2012.
The late Mr. Ola Vincent served Nigeria in various capacities and was the Governor of the Bank from June, 1977 to June 27, 1982, a time when the nation faced very dire economic challenges. His expertise in handling his role as the Governor helped in providing stability and economic growth.
Prior to his appointment as Governor, he was Deputy Governor from April 1, 1975 to June 28, 1977.
Some key achievements of late Mr. Ola Vincent , the former Governor include the following:
As we mourn the passing away of a great icon, we are comforted by his exemplary and indeed a life well-lived.
The CBN family will continue to remember him as a great, visionary and worthy leader.
May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.