CFA Society Nigeria Elects Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji As New President


Monday, March 22, 2021 / 1:03PM / CFA Society Nigeria / Header Image Credit: CFA Society Nigeria


CFA Society Nigeria elected new board members at a recently concluded 2021 election, with Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, CFA,  emerging as the new president.

CFA Society Nigeria is a member society of CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that promotes the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence.

Effective 19th  March 2021, IbukunOyedeji succeeds Banji Fehintola, CFA who will continue to serve on the Board as an Ex-officio Board Member.  

Society members elected the new Board of Governors in the virtual elections conducted on 12th March 2021.

In addition to IbukunOyedeji's appointment, CFA Society Nigeria elected Chuka Maduabum, CFA, as Vice President, Musa Bagudu, CFA, as General Secretary, Kike Mesubi, CFA as Assistant General Secretary and Folake Bankole, CFA as Treasurer of the Board. A formal inauguration ceremony was hosted on 19th March 2021 to usher in the new Governors and to thank the outgoing board members.

The CFA Society Nigeria Board of Governors comprises a diverse group of 5 members and an ex-officio board member.

The society membership elects each Governor for a two-year term that runs from 19th  March 2021 to 19th  March 2023.

Below is the profile  of the new CFA Society Nigeria board:

Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, CFA, CFO Ecobank Nigeria- President

Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji is the Chief Financial Officer of Ecobank Nigeria Limited. Prior  to this, she was the Country Head of Securities, Wealth and Asset Management Business for the Ecobank Group.  She was also the Managing Director of the EDC Fund Management Limited, a member firm of the Ecobank Group.

Ibukun holds a Bachelors' degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan Nigeria and a Masters' degree (MSc) in international securities & Investment Banking from ISMA Centre, University of Reading, UK. She is a CFA Charterholder, Fellow of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) of Nigeria and a Honorary Senior member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria (CIBN).

Chuka Maduabum, CFA, Lagos, Uhuru Investment Partners -Vice President

Chuka Maduabum is a private equity professional at Uhuru Investment Partners, overseeing investment opportunities in West Africa and creating value for companies. He currently sits on the Board of some institutions and has managed businesses in the capacity of CEO, COO, and CFO.

Chuka has a master's degree in financial analysis and fund management from the University of Exeter, United Kingdom, and a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Lagos. Chuka is a chartered accountant and a CFA Charterholder.

Musa Bagudu, CFA, Abuja, Central Bank of Nigeria - General Secretary

Musa is Head of External Funds Management Office in the Reserve Management Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria. His main function is to provide oversight on the External Asset Managers responsible for the management of a portion of the Bank's foreign reserve.

Musa holds an MBA from ABU Zaria and a first degree in Accountancy from the University of Maiduguri. He is a CFA charter holder, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) Certificate Holder and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

Kike Mesubi, CFA, Lagos, FBN Holdings Plc - Assistant General Secretary

Kike has experience in portfolio management, research, performance reporting, stakeholder engagement, product, and business development. She currently is the Head, Investor Services at FBN Holdings Plc and has previously worked with FBNQuest Asset Management, Oceanic Bank International (now Ecobank) and United Bank for Africa.

She holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Ilorin and a masters degree in Finance and Investment from the University of Exeter, United Kingdom.

Folake Bankole, CFA, Abuja, Sigma Pensions Limited - Treasurer

Folake Bankole is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Sigma Pensions Limited, one of the top Pension Fund Administrators in Nigeria. She joined Sigma Pensions when Actis PE fund acquired the company through the investment company Actis Golf. She works closely with the Board and is also responsible for the financial management of Actis Golf.

Folake has a first-class degree in Accounting and Management from the University of Reading. She is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a CFA charterholder.

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