Fidelity Bank’s head of corporate finance, Leornard Gikunu, is believed to have died from Covid-19.
That’s according to a Facebook post posted by one of them, Gbeetsatsu Abbey this weekend.
Giving more details about the financial expert, the post said that Mr. Gikunu designed the ESLA Bond finance program from scratch and also built the same oil finance loan portfolio used by Fidelity Bank.
A Chevening Fellow with a first-class Bachelor of Administration degree from the University of Ghana, Mr. Gikunu has been described as a “brilliant man”.
Mr Abbey, who described the accountant as a great friend, used the news of his death to warn people about Covid-19 and the need to adhere to all security protocols described by Ghana Health Service (GHS) via the government. from Ghana.
“This Covid-19 is very real and is claiming victims, so let’s all be attentive and respect the protocols. Not to be afraid but to acquire the necessary knowledge to live with it. It’s a Covid-19 world we are living in right now, so beware. I am really sad, ”he wrote.
Mr. Gikunu joins the list of prominent Ghanaians who have died of Covid-19 since it was registered in the country on March 12, 2020.
Last year, Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule, Rector of Ghana Physicians and Surgeons College and former New Patriotic Party (NPP) General Secretary Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie, as well as a respected consultant surgeon at Trust Hospital, Dr. Richard Kisser all died of the disease.