Former President of National institute of Marketing of Nigeria, Mr. Lugard Aimiuwu, is dead. He died on Thursday after a brief illness at the age of 68. Until his untimely exit, he was the immediate past president and Chairman, Governing Council of National Institute of Marketing between September 2008 and August 2013.
A source at the institute headquarters in Lagos who claim he is not authorised to speak on the incident, told Daily Independent on Friday morning that the council members were saddened by the sudden exit of the renowned marketer. He said they are, however, consoled by his indelible contribution towards the growth of the profession while he held sway.
Aimiuwu, earned a degree in Business Administration at University of Lagos where he won the university prize for his academic performance. At a time, he was President of the University of Lagos Alumni association and also chaired the UNILAG Development/Endowment Board between a period of 5 years. He was also a council Member of the university Governing Council between 2001 and 2005.