June 14, 2011 – The Managing Director and the CEO of Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria Mr Tayo Aderinokun is dead. He died after a long battle with cancer at the age of 56 Paddington Hospital in London.
Below is the rumour of his death few weeks ago. May his soul rest in perfect peace
Since he was reported to be in a Coma few weeks ago in a London hospital, rumour has circulated that he is dead.
though, it has not been confirmed yet by any concrete authority, there are indications that the managing director of one of the viable financial institutions in Africa, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), Tayo Aderinokun, has succumbed to death following news of his sliding into coma in a London hospital many months back.
Femi Adeniran, who is the Corporate Affairs manager of the bank, said 3 weeks ago during a phone interaction, that he would not directly speak on the issue but referred this site to a Nigeria based financial newspaper for comprehensive details.
Tayo Aderinokun?s long-term illness, his subsequent movement to a UK hospital and reported demise, we learnt, were a hush-hush subject in the public domain including among members of the bank?s management.
Since the report of his slipping into unconsciousness, the GTB?s chains of command have reportedly been in turmoil, as top echelons of the bank became confused over who replaces Aderinokun, despite the fact that his supposed death was yet to be made public.