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First Bank Shake-Up: Hassan-Odukale Replaces Awosika As Chairman
Business

First Bank Shake-Up: Hassan-Odukale Replaces Awosika As Chairman

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday, wielded its big stick on one of Nigeria’s oldest banks, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, and sacked all the board members of the bank including its Chairman, Board of Directors, Ibukun Awosika. Awosika was appointed First Bank Chairman in September 2015, making her one of the first women to hold the esteemed position. However, the apex bank on Thursday, announced the immediate appointment of Tunde Hassan-Odukale as Chairman of First Bank. Before his appointment, Hassan-Odukale was the Managing Director of Leadway Assurance Company. The re-organisation of First Bank by the regulator was not unconnected to the removal of Adesola Adeduntan as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the bank and the appointment of Gbenga Shobo as MD/...
First Bank Chairman, Ibukun Awosika Makes Acting Debut In Kunle Afolayan Movie ‘Citation’
Entertainment

First Bank Chairman, Ibukun Awosika Makes Acting Debut In Kunle Afolayan Movie ‘Citation’

The Chairman of First Bank, Dr Ibukun Awosika, is set to appear on the soon to be released movie, Citation, by Nigerian actor and movie director, Kunle Afolayan. The Punch gathered that the movie tackles the ordeals faced by female students in Nigerian Universities and it aims at propelling women to become great leaders. Dr Awosika plays the role of the university faculty dean, heading the senate hearing panel of a female postgraduate student (Moremi), played by Temi Otedola, who has been a victim of sexual harassment. Citation also features the likes of Jimmy Jean Louis, Sadiq Daba, and Gabriel Afolayan and was shot in Obafemi Awolowo University and in three countries. Relishing the experience in the casting of her debut in the acting world, Awosika, on her official Instagram ...

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