Former Lagos gov’s son killed while cycling

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The first son of Gbolahan Mudasiru, former military governor of Lagos State, Dr Laolu Mudasiru, who is the deputy managing director and co-founder of Vetiva Capital Management has died. He was reportedly killed after being hit by yet-to-be-identified driver on Sunday morning.

Laolu died at the Lagoon Hospital, Boudilon, Ikoyi where he was rushed to.

The Trumpet gathered that he was cycling with two other persons with unknown identities when the incident happened on the Bourdilion road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State. But the other cyclists, who also sustained injuries, were said to be responding to treatment at the hospital.

Confirming the death of the investment banker, the spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the incident happened at about 5.30 am.

According to Hundeyin, “ it was a hit-and-run fatal motor accident. The vehicle and driver are yet unknown.

Late Laolu, was an investment banker with extensive experience covering stockbroking, asset management and other aspects of investment banking activities.

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He held an MSc. in International Securities, Investments and Banking from the ICMA Centre of The University of Reading, UK, an M.B.B.S. Degree from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria, and he was an aluminus of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

He was a Dealing Member of the London Stock Exchange, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, as well as being a member of the Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria.

Dr Laolu Mudasiru

He was also a recipient of the Chevening Scholarship, which is granted to ‘mid-career high flyers’ globally by the British Government.

Laolu was quite versatile and his 16 years of experience span the spectrum of investment banking covering wealth management, financial intermediation, trading & dealing and executing various transactions in the financial services industry.

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