The Doyen of Accountancy in Nigeria and Lions Clubs International, Pa Akintola Williams, is dead.
Pa Williams died in the early hours of Monday, September 11, 2023, Died at the age of 104 years.
Born in 1919, he was instrumental in developing the country’s financial sector.
The renowned accountant studied accounting at the University of London and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1947.
He returned to Nigeria and later set up his accounting firm, Akintola Williams & Co., now Deloitte & Touche, in 1952.
The late Williams was a brother of equally Nigeria’s first Senior of Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), late Chief Frederick Rotimi Alade Williams.