LCCI MOURNS THE DEATH OF FORMER DG, SIR REMI OMOTOSO

LCCI MOURNS THE DEATH OF FORMER DG, SIR REMI OMOTOSO

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LCCI MOURNS THE DEATH OF FORMER DG, SIR REMI OMOTOSO

6 June, 2020; Lagos, Nigeria: The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber of Commerce and one of the leading voices in the organized private sector (OPS) in Nigeria, has expressed sadness over the death of its former Director General, Sir Remi Omotoso, which sad event took place in the early hours of Friday, 5th June, 2020 after a brief illness.

Sir Remi Omotoso, who was the Director General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2005 to 2008 was a highly respected member who served the Chamber meritoriously. Until his death, he was a member of the Chamber’s Executive Committee and Council.

Toki Mabogunje, President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said: “Sir Remi Omotoso will strongly be missed by all of us at the Lagos Chamber because of his numerous contributions to the Chamber movement and the growth of the Organized Private Sector. He was a complete gentleman and an astute boardroom guru, who served both God and humanity selflessly throughout his lifetime.”

Mabogunje further stressed that, “For us at the Lagos Chamber, his death is a colossal loss and we shall endlessly miss his forthright disposition, wealth of knowledge, experience and dedication to the organized private sector and the development of our great nation. However, we are consoled by the great legacies he has left behind. It is indeed our hope and prayer that God Almighty, whom he served devotedly throughout his lifetime, will comfort his dear family, give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and grant him eternal rest. ”

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About LCCI

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the premier chamber of commerce in Nigeria. Founded in 1888 and incorporated in 1950 as a non-profit making organisation, the LCCI promotes, supports or opposes legislative or other measures affecting trade, Industry, commerce and agriculture. The LCCI has over 2,000 registered members and is well known for its annual “Lagos International Trade Fair” which was launched in 1977.

For more information, visit: www.lagoschamber.com