Press release

Seychelles mourns the passing of Mr Deenadayula Pillay

July 28, 2014

It is with sadness that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has learnt of the passing of Mr Deenadayalu Pillay, Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Seychelles.

Mr Pillay’s philanthropy, business acumen and contribution in his capacity as Honorary Consul to the diplomatic landscape of Seychelles will be sorely missed. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Government of Seychelles presents its deepest condolences to the family of Mr Pillay in these sad moments.

“Mr Deenu was both a pioneering Seychellois entrepreneur, and a resourceful and engaged partner in Seychellois diplomacy in his role as Honorary Consul.  He will be remembered fondly by all of us, and will inspire many generations to come” Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam has stated.