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Tokunbo Abiru

Opinion

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Adetokunbo Abiru, is an alumnus of Harvard Business School (Advanced Management Program) and Lagos Business School (Senior Management Program). He holds a B.Sc (Economics) from Lagos State University and is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an Honorary Senior Member of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).

Tokunbo has had a distinguished career in banking spanning about thirty (30) years, out of which  ten (10) years was spent in the formative years of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.  He thereafter, spent about Fourteen (14) years with First Bank of Nigeria Limited, where he functioned as Executive Director, Corporate Banking between 2013 and 2016.

During his banking career, he was at various times between 2013-2016 a Non–Executive Director in the following companies: Airtel Mobile Networks Limited; FBN Capital Limited (now FBN Merchant Bank Limited); and FBN Bank Limited Sierra Leone.

Tokunbo was the Honorable Commissioner of Finance for Lagos State Government (2011-2013), the economic capital of Nigeria, during the dynamic and transformational leadership of Governor Babatunde R. Fashola (SAN).

He is happily married and blessed with children.

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