For DG Budget Office, Bode Agusto Dies At 68


News Investigators/ A former Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Bode Agusto, has died at the age of 68.

Mr. Agusto was the founder of Agusto & Co, a Pan-African credit rating agency.

The news of Agusto’s death was announced by the Chief Executive Officer, Founder and Chairman of Proshare Nigeria, Olufemi Awoyemi on Thursday via his handle on X (formerly Twitter).

Mr. Awoyemi tweeted, “@bodeagusto, the founder of @agustoandco, was the pioneer who taught us all how to respect facts and data in our engagements.

“A great human being and a fabulous teacher you were. Your teachings, delivered with conviction, will always be with all of us; our career paths were impacted by you.

“I pray to Almighty God to give enough strength to his family members to overcome this loss, and may his soul rest in peace.”

Before his death, Mr. Agusto was an independent researcher and consultant on Economics, Finance and Business Strategy.

Mr. Agusto led the company, Agusto & Co., as Managing Director for 11 years.

The company, established in 1992, is a business information company with the view of gathering and providing information on select African economies and industries. -Punch


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