Photos: Late TNG Columnist, Henry Boyo laid to rest in Lagos
The remains of Sir Henry Olujimi Boyo, a renowned Nigerian economic analyst and columnist with TheNewsGuru.com (TNG), was on Friday, 20th December laid to rest.
Recall that Boyo died on Monday, 18th of November after a brief illness. He was aged 71.
The funeral service was held at Methodist Cathedral of Peace and Excellence, Awuse Estate, Opebi, Lagos which was followed by private interment at Ebony Vaults, Ikoyi, Lagos. A reception was also held at All Seasons Plaza (Marquee), 24, Lateef Jakande Road, Agidingbi, Lagos.
Sir Henry Olujimi Boyo was born into the illustrious Boyo family of Warri, Delta State on February 9, 1948. He attended the Children’s Home School in Ibadan and commenced his secondary education at Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos.
He completed his secondary education at Dulwich College-a private boarding school in London. Following this, he graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Economics from the University of London in 1973, and a Masters’ degree (M.Sc) in Administrative Science from the City University of London in 1974. He returned to Nigeria in 1975.
Sir Henry Boyo worked with UAC International in London. On his return to Nigeria, he worked with Kingsway-Chemists as Sales Manager, and later Contracts Manager. He left UAC in 1981 to pursue entrepreneurial interests leading to his present-day success as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Allied Technol Systems Limited and Abel Sell Limited, which are engaged in manufacturing as well as industrial logistics support.
Sir Boyo has written over 500 articles on the Nigerian economy since 2004, and he was also a regular commentator on both radio and television on matters pertaining to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy through the employment of more effective monetary policies. He a popular critic of the government’s policies on the economy.
He was also a pioneer and committed member League of Nigerian Columnists, LNC.
He was survived by dear wife, V.Rev (Mrs) Magdalene Boyo, children and grandchildren.