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How he died days after his 60th birthday” – Family

A thoroughbred communication professional, a brilliant lawyer, a good and friendly man who never looked down on anyone,” Team Lead of Platforms Africa, Adeola Yusuf extols Fakayejo’s virtues

A Nigerian lawyer and oil industry communication specialist. Adeyemi Fakayejo is dead. Platforms Africa reports.

Fakayejo, a prominent face, then, at the corporate communications and media relations department of ExxonMobil Nigeria, died, according to the family, on June 17, 33 days after his 60th birthday He was born on May 14, 1963.

A statement issued by the family, which was obtained by Platforms Africa, read: “Our beloved dad, Barr. Adeyemi Fakayejo sadly left us on June 17, 2023. There are no right words to express our sorrow, but we wish to share a moment of appreciation for a joyful life taken too soon.

He passed on peacefully, and any other contrary information being circulated regarding the cause of his death is false and malicious. Therefore, disregard and kindly report such accounts.”

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A young Fakayejo as a student of CMS Grammar school

The family is “taking some time to grieve this great loss. We ask that you please respect our privacy during this difficult time. May our dad rest in God’s perfect peace. Thank you,” the statement signed by “The Children of Barr. Adeyemi Fakayejo,” read.

Meanwhile, friends and acquaintances of the deceased have begun to extol his virtues.


Team Lead of Platforms, Adeola Yusuf, who in a statement, described Fakayejo as a “thoroughbred professional, a brilliant lawyer, a good and friendly man who never looked down on anyone” prayed for the repose of his soul.”

Mr. Fakayejo “was a humane, down-to-earth, thoroughbred professional, a member of a communication team at ExxonMobil, whose tenure achieved an unprecedentedly smooth working relationships with journalists for the betterment of the company’s internal and external publics.

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Yemi Fakayejo

“He was a good family man who had impactful relationships with the families of everyone he worked with.. He will be sorely missed. Our condolences to his family. And, may God rest his soul,” Adeola Yusuf wrote.


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