SAN FRANCISCO, August 10, (THEWILL) – The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death of Dr Dapo Williams, a UK-based Nigerian, as an irreparable loss to his family, Nigeria and the UK communities.
She stated this in a condolence message following the death of Williams in London.
Dabiri-Erewa described Williams as a quintessential gentleman, a worthy patriot and highly respected leader in the UK Nigerian Diaspora community as well as in Nigeria.
The NIDCOM boss said the late Williams was a worthy agent of change in all facets of life and humanity and pioneer Chairman of Nigerian Think Tank Group (NTTG).
“A selfless man, who always puts the needs of others before his. He was on the frontline of mobilising support from Nigerians in Diaspora to assist government efforts in battling Covid-19 pandemic as a member of the Nigerian Diaspora Covid-19 Eradication support group”, she said.
Dabiri-Erewa prayed unto God to give his family and friends the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss and grant him eternal rest.
The 61-year old erudite scholar was a multiple Masters degree holder with a Ph.D from University of Salford and had numerous professional certificates from several prestigious institutions including Harvard Business School and University of Cambridge.
Until his death, Williams was a real estate practitioner with over 30 years of experience in the Building Maintenance Industry and a highly respected community leader in the United Kingdom.