Monday 11 September 2023

BREAKING: Akintola Williams, Nigeria First Chartered Accountant Dies at 104

The Doyen of Accounting Pa Akintola Williams is dead.

He reportedly died at 9 am on Monday.

He is the first Nigerian to qualify as a chartered accountant.

Born in 1919, he 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.

Williams participated in founding of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

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