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Hit-and-run driver kills ex-Lagos governor son while cycling

The deputy managing director and co-founder of Vetiva Capital Management, Olaolu Mudasiru, has reportedly died after being hit by yet-to-be-identified driver.

Mudasiru was killed on Sunday morning in a hit-and-run accident while cycling with two other persons on the Bourdilion road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

The Vetiva co-founder was also the first son of Gbolahan Mudasiru, a former military governor of Lagos state, who died in 2003.

The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident to newsmen.

Hundeyin, however, said nobody has been arrested in connection to the accident.

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

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 alumunus 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, Nigeria as well as being a member of the Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria.

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

Mudasiru 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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