Former Ekiti First Lady Elected into Stock Exchange Council


Former first lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Angela Adebayo, was Monday elected into the council of the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) during the 56th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the body.
This is the first time two women will be elected into the council. The other woman elected yesterday is Mrs. Catherine Nwakaego.

The election of the two women is believed to be a deliberate act to make for gender balancing in the council.
Adebayo comes on board with a huge of boardroom experience having served as the first female Chairman of Wemabod estates, just as she is also the Chair of Afriland Properties Plc, an estate consultancy firm.

Mrs. Adebayo is also a member of the board of Dangote Foundation. She had also run the Erelu Adebayo Foundation (ERAF), a charity outfit in Ekiti State, to take care of vulnerable children.
The former first lady has, since leaving office, committed herself to advancing business frontiers in the real sector and hospitality industry.

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Godwin Okafor is a financial journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and the Founder Naija247news Media Ltd He has over 16 experiences in journalism, which cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career in Business Day, Where he was a senior editorial graphic artist, before he left to start Naija247news, An Online Financial Newspaper in 2010. He has won series of awards and he is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of and also sits on the board of Students In Business Awards, (SIBA).


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