How tax consultant, Tola Ogundipe drowned in Lagos boat mishap


Tola Ogundipe, the Deputy Senior Partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers has been confirmed dead.

He was said to have gone missing on Saturday while boating on his own on the coast near Lagos.

His boat was found on Sunday before the Marine Police discovered his corpse on Monday.

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered a discreet investigation into his death, and thw state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed his death.

In its statement, Price Waterhouse Coopers’ Country Senior Partner, Uyi Akpata described the deceased as a thoroughbred professional.

He said, “Tola was the PwC Africa Tax Leader and Deputy Country Senior Partner for PwC Nigeria. He also previously served as the Assurance Leader for PwC Africa among his other leadership roles within PwC.

“Tola was a thoroughbred professional, very astute leader and a consummate gentleman. The accounting profession in Nigeria has been left bereft of the great talent he brought to its advancement including his role as a member of Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

“Tola was a great family man and his loss will be deeply felt by those that mattered most to him. We will keep his family in our hearts and prayers.

“Funeral arrangements will be agreed with his family and announced in due course.”

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