CACOL Director, Olawale Salami is dead


The Director of Research, Programmes and Documentation of the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), Olawale Salami, has died at the age of 50 after a brief illness.

His death was announced by Aghagbobi Ikenna, CACOL’s Assistant Programmes Officer (APO), Media and Publications in a statement on Wednesday.

Aghagbobi disclosed that Salami took ill while preparing for work and died about 5.30pm the same day after efforts to resuscitate him by the medical team at the Summit Hospital, Shasha, in Lagos were unsuccessful.

“The late Salami, who celebrated his 50th birthday less than two weeks earlier, was one of the first to believe that the establishment of CACOL would thrive despite that other comrades expressed their fears and disbelief in the struggl,” Aghagbobi said


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