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7 more details emerge on final days of cancer victim Olanike Disu

Olanike Disu, former director at Lagos Internal Revenue Service, died on Monday, September 4, after celebrating her 54th birthday on Sunday, September 3, 2017. She died suddenly at a private hospital after complaining that she’s not feeling too well.


Here are details about the adored woman and events in her final days as compiled by…


  1. Olanike Disu was a tax expert, a former director at the Lagos Internal Revenue Service, and was the Chairman of the 2018 Annual Tax Committee (ATC).


  1. She was also an Assistant Director with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).


  1. Olanike was an alumnus of Oklahoma City University where she begged a BA in Mass Communication in 1986.


  1. She was fondly called Madam Tax, and two years ago (October 12, 2015), her brother-in-law, Mr. Tajudeen Disu, the managing director of the Lekki Free Trade Zone, was shot dead during a clash between mobile police officers and youths of Okuraiye community.

She also lost her father, Pa Elkanah Olatunji Kobnah Williams few months after.


  1. Her husband (Abayomi Disu, 1961-2017) was reported to have slumped and died in July. He ran an advertising agency.


  1. It was gathered that she had battle a breast cancer, died in inexplicable circumstances at a private hospital after complaining that she was not feeling too well.


  1. She is survived by her two children, Omoyeni and Ayomide, and her aged mother and two siblings.


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