ZENITHBANK Appoints Prof. Ibidapo-Obe and Gabriel Upkeh as Independent Non-Executive Directors

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 04:03 PM / NSE     

In compliance with the Code of Corporate Governance for Banks in Nigeria issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria, we write to inform you of the appointment of Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe OFR and Mr. Gabriel Ita Asuque Ukpehas Independent Non-Executive Directors of the bank, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Bank of Nigeria.

Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe is a distinguished Professor of System Engineering and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos.

He holds a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering with specialization in Applied Mechanics/ System from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

He has served both in public sector and on the Board of many International organizations.

A former Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Ibidapo-Obe was also Vice Chancellor of FUNAI (Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria) until February 15, 2016, when he retired.

Mr. Gabriel Ukpeh is an internationally acclaimed Consultant in business strategy, process reengineering and financial services who was until recently, a Partner and Risk Quality Leader for Africa at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)

Mr. Ukpeh is a Fellow, of the Institute of Chartered Accentuates of Nigeria (ICAN) with over 35 years’ experience in Financial Audited and Reporting.

Kindly find attached copy of the resolution of the Board of Directors, appointing them.

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