Buhari mourns UK-based Nigerian, Dapo Williams
Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora over the death of Dr Dapo Williams, a prominent member of Nigerian UK Diaspora.
In a condolence message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday, Buhari sympathised with the family and friends of the deceased.
The president, who recalled his meeting with Williams in January during a town hall meeting with Nigerian professionals in the United Kingdom, said:
“He was passionate about our country, deeply committed to a Nigeria that attains her position in the comity of nations.
”It’s sad to lose such a hopeful, ebullient soul so soon.”
Williams was a leader and pioneer of the Nigerian Think Tank Group (NTTG) and staunch member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Buhari Campaign Organisation in the UK.
The deceased, a successful real estate professional and community leader, was also a member of the Institute of Directors, London and Kent.