Bode Agusto, a former Director-General of the Federation’s Budget Office, died at the age of 68.
Agusto established Agusto & Co, a Pan-African credit rating agency.
Olufemi Awoyemi, the Chief Executive Officer, Founder, and Chairman of Proshare Nigeria, revealed Agusto’s death on Thursday via his X (previously Twitter) page.
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.”
Bode Agusto was an independent researcher and consultant on Economics, Finance, and Business Strategy prior to his death.
For 11 years, Agusto served as Managing Director of Agusto & Co.
The company, founded in 1992, is a business information company dedicated on acquiring and disseminating information about specific African countries and industries.