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Ajibola sworn in as CIBN president

By on June 5, 2016

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria at its Annual General Meeting held recently elected Professor Segun Ajibola as its 19th President and Chairman of Council.

Ajibola will oversee the affairs of the institute for the next two years, bringing to the fore his relevant industry experience and result-oriented approach to issues having served in numerous capacities towards the growth of the institute and the banking industry.

Until his election, Ajibola was the first vice president of the institute; also before the investiture, he was an associate professor and the Head of Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Babcock University, Ilisan-Remo, Ogun State.

Shortly after his investiture, the management of Caleb University led by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ayandiji Daniel Aina, according to a statement by the CIBN, announced the appointment of the new CIBN President as a professor and Dean, Business School of Caleb University.

In his acceptance speech as President/Chairman of Council, he promised to provide a platform through which the identified skills and knowledge gaps at all levels would be bridged. He also stated that his regime would focus on what he codenamed the ‘7Cs Mandate’, which would touch every aspect of the institute’s life as a frontline professional body and revered institution in Nigeria.

The ‘7Cs Mandate’ according to him, are capacity building, certification, codification, constructive engagements, communication, creativity and consolidation.