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Olabode Agusto, MFR

14 September 1955 - 19 October 2023

Bode Agusto was the founding Managing Director of the Company. He was a Chartered Accountant with over three decades of work experience in the private and public sectors. Bode was an Assistant Vice President in Citibank Nigeria, a Partner in PwC and Director-General & Adviser (Budget Matters) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under President Obasanjo from 2003 to 2007. He also served on the boards of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) and the Shell Nigeria Pension Fund and as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Bode obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Lagos from 1974 to 1977. He also held an Executive Certificate in Strategy & Innovation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management and was a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

In 2002, President Obasanjo invested Bode Agusto as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) for his contributions to the Nigerian economy.

Until his death, he was a Non-Executive Director at Agusto & Co. and an independent consultant on finance, business and the economy.

Bode Agusto died on Thursday 19 October 2023. He was aged 68.
His funeral arrangements will be announced by the family.

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8 months Ago

Bode Agusto MFR. My senior friend and mentor. You always answered questions I threw at you concerning the Nigerian state. You taught me how to read a cash flow and balance sheet. You explained to me the challenges of the Nigerian economy each year a budget is read! You talked fondly about Umuahia, especially during your service years.
You were genuine and had no pretentiousness. Bold , brilliant, and highly analytical. A great teacher.
May God comfort Edna and the children. Amen
May your soul rest in peace.

Chima Onyekwere

8 months Ago

Dear Sir Bode,

Heaven is the Prize. Rest with your Creator!

Ekpo Uchechukwu

8 months Ago

Mr. Agusto stands out as one of the kindest and most humble individuals I’ve had the privilege of knowing. His exceptional life, well-lived, and the profound impact he had on numerous lives inspire gratitude to God.

Anna Iyeyemi

8 months Ago

May his gentle soul rest in peace. Amen.

Tola Shobowale

8 months Ago

Dear Bode. 

You have been an inspiration to many both in life and even in your passing on. You have left a great lagacy,   and many will follow that legacy of vision, hard work, dedication and selfless service.

May heaven grant you rest. Will miss you insights and foresights,  but your memory lives on. 

Condolencies to the family you have left behind. God grant them the fortitude at this time and always.

Shedrack Onakpoma 

Shedrack Onakpoma

8 months Ago

It was a great privilege passing through his tutelage. A great  teacher with superlative intellect who touched the lives of many young ones. An amiable, straight forward man with a high moral value, a role model and a great mentor. May the Almighty God continue to be with the families and friends he left behind. He will be sorely missed!

Tosin Odutayo

8 months Ago

Mere words will never be enough…thank you for being an exemplary leader and visionary, and for your life of impact. You laid the very foundations on which so many still stand, and you will be greatly missed! May God grant the family and loved ones peace at this challenging time. 

Jide Onifade

8 months Ago

Never met mr Bode Agusto, but working with Agusto and Co. since 2005 as a vendor gave me and my company a deep insight of mr Bode Agusto MFR and his great impacts in various industries in Nigeria. May his soul rest in peace and release comfort to his family, Amen.

Oluwaseun Asojo

8 months Ago

May his soul rest in peace and may God grant comfort to his family and friends. Amen

Oghogho Ufo

8 months Ago

A great intellect that lived a life of impact. His legacy lives on. May God grant comfort to his family. 

Wilson Erumebor

8 months Ago

A Great man and a pioneer in Nigeria in the Ratings industry. He will be solely missed

Omo Ugowe

In loving memory of Mr. Bode Agusto, MFR (1955 - 2023)