Mr. Olanrewaju Shittu, Chairman, Board of Directors of SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited

SunTrust Bank appoints new Board Chairman, Non-Executive Director

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

The Board of Directors of SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited has elected Mr. Olanrewaju Shittu as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors to replace Mr. Jibril Aku.

SunTrust Bank, in a statement, said Mr. Shittu’s appointment as the Board Chairman at its meeting Thursday, November 26, 2020, also witnessed the approval of the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Datti Yola as a Non-Executive Director, subject to approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Prior to his recent position, Shittu was a Director at the CBN until he retired in 2018.

He is a holder of Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, Fellow (FCA) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Associate (ACA) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), and Associate (ACTI) Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria.

Likewise, Mr. Datti, the newly appointed Non-Executive Director of SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited, is a retired General Manager (GM) at the National Pension Commission (PENCOM).

He previously had worked at the Central Bank of Nigeria where he rose from the ranks to become a Senior Bank Examiner before joining other commercial banks in the country.

He is a holder of MBA degree and Fellow (FCA) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Associate (ACA) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

The bank, therefore, expresses it gratitude for having such gentlemen as members of its Board of Directors.

The financial institution also assured its stakeholders that their wealth of experience would be brought to bear on the success of the bank.

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