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The management of First Bank Nigeria FBN Holdings has announced some new appointments.

The management announced Olawale Ariyibi as Chairman of the Board, FBNQuest Capital Ltd.

Ariyibi brings a combined 23 years of experience in banking and allied financial services, business assurance, tax management, business process review and consulting across several institutions.

He is currently the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) at FBN Holdings Plc.

Before this appointment, he was CFO at Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) and Country Financial Controller at Standard Chartered Bank, Nigeria.

The management also announced Tijanni Borodo as Chairman of the Board, FBNQuest Trustees Ltd.

He comes on board with over 24 years experience in the legal and financial services industry.

Borodo a seasoned solicitor who honed his expertise by participating in various professional courses both locally and internationally, including Company Direction Seminar by Lagos Business School.

He holds Directorship positions spanning over two decades on the Boards of several companies among which are

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  • First Dependants Nigeria Limited.
  • First Nominees Nigeria Limited.
  • First Registrars Nigeria Limited

He is currently a Director on the Board of In-sourcing Nigeria Limited and a Director of the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN).

FBN Holdings is the holding company for First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) and its former subsidiaries.


It recently launched a three-year medium-term strategic plan aimed at extracting significant synergies from the group with a view to enhancing returns to shareholders.

FBNQuest Trustees is a subsidiary of FBNQuest Capital and acts as a custodian of assets, offering Corporate, Private and Public Trust services.

Fikayo has a degree in computer science with economics from Obafemi Awolowo University. ITIL v3 in IT service management. An alumnus of Daystar Leadership Academy. Prior to joining Nairametrics had stinct in Project management, Telecommunications among others. Also training in Consulting and Investment banking from Edubridge Academy. He has very keen interest in Politics, Agri-business, private equity and global economics. He loves travelling and watching football. You can contact him via fikayo.owoeye@nairametrics.com


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