Urum Kalu Eke, GMD, FBN Holdings Plc rejects Tinubu’s appointment


Who is Urum Kalu Eke that turned down Tinubu’s appointment as CBN board member

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Mr. Eke is a distinguished financial services expert currently serving as the Group Managing Director of FBN Holdings Plc. His extensive career in the financial sector spans over 35 years, encompassing roles in auditing, business assurance, consulting, strategy, taxation, process re-engineering, and capital market operations. Before assuming his current position, he held key executive roles at Diamond Bank Plc and Deloitte Haskins & Sells International.

He joined the Board of FirstBank, an FBN Holdings Company, in 2011 as the Executive Director, Public Sector South, and later served as the Executive Director, South, before becoming the GMD of FBN Holdings. Mr. Eke is also a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and FBN Merchant Bank Limited.

In addition to his professional achievements, Mr. Eke is actively involved in philanthropy, serving as the Founder and Chairman of the Elder K.U. Eke Memorial Foundation, established in 2001 to provide humanitarian aid in Nigeria. He holds various fellowships, including those from the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), Institute of Directors (IoD), and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

Educationally, Mr. Eke holds a first degree in Political Science from the University of Lagos and an MBA in Project Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He is an alumnus of the Wharton Business School and has been honored with Nigeria’s National Honour of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR). Additionally, he serves as a Patron of the Lagos State Council, Boys’ Brigade Nigeria, and is recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow of The Rotary Club International.

Charles Akpeji
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Charles Akpeji has over 20 years experience in journalism and he is Naija247news Taraba Correspondent. He lives and works from Jalingo, the state capital.

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