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Oscar Onyema, Femi Pedro named members of CIBN council committees

Oscar Onyema, Femi Pedro named members of CIBN council committees
July 27
16:56 2020

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria(CIBN) has inaugurated 14 committees of its governing council to strengthen operations and drive its activities.

According to a statement by Nelson Olagundoye, CIBN head of corporate communications, the committees comprised three statutory, nine standing and two adhoc.

He said that the committees were comprised of members who had been in the service of the Institute for over five decades of its existence.

Members of the committees include Isa Dutse, permanent secretary at the ministry of finance; Femi Pedro, chairman of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria; U.K. Eke, managing director of FBN Holdings; Osaretin Demuren, chairman of GTBank Plc.


Others are Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange; Ibrahim Rafiu, a former senator; Adesuyi Olateru-Olagbegi, a; Wale Raji, managing director of Odua Investment Company Limited; and Bola Oyebamiji, Osun state commissioner for finance, among others.

Speaking at the inauguration, Bayo Olugbemi, the chairman of council, said the committees would be required to articulate new initiatives, ideas and strategies toward the actualisation of the strategic vision of the Institute.

He urged the members to deploy their expertise and wealth of experience to ensure the realisation of the Terms of Reference of their various committees for the next two years.


The CIBN president expressed gratitude to the 180 members who participated at the first virtual CIBN committee inauguration programme, for accepting to sacrifice their time and resources to serve the institute.

Responding on behalf of members of the committee, Femi Pedro, chairman of business and government relations committee, said the council selected “great and eminent personalities” whose integrity had been proven to be of good records.

Pedro, therefore, pledged the committees’ support and commitment to the president and institute.



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