Senator Mark lamented that the late Vincent died at a time his wealth of experience was needed by the nation to navigate through the socio political and economic challenges .
Mark in a condolence message to the government and people of Lagos State noted that the former CBN helmsman was a quintessential economist, banker and industrialist with very high moral standing and integrity.
He remarked that late Vincent was among the pioneer economists and foremost bankers who laid the foundation for today’s Nigeria apex bank.According to Mark ” Ola Vincent was a patriotic Nigerian, a philantropist , a very diligent and meticulous banker who stood to be counted when it mattered.
” We shall miss his humility , we shall miss his sense of humour . We shall miss his knowledge, intelligence and wise counsel . We shall miss his kind gesture”.
Senator Mark urged the bereaved family , the government and people of Lagos State as well as the banking sector to take solace in the fact that late Vincent Lived an exemplary and accomplished life worthy of emulation.
Late Vincent was the Governor of the CBN between 1977 and 1982.