Afromedia Plc has announced the appointment of Kabir Usman and Lateef Bakare as its new Non-Executive Directors. In a notification published on the website of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the outdoor media giant made known that the appointments had taken effect from Monday, July 22, 2019. 

The company, however, noted that the appointees’ wealth of experience would be a great addition to the existing mix on the Board. 

Usman’s Profile: Usman holds a B.Sc in Mathematics from the University of Maiduguri and Master’s Degrees in Banking and Finance, and in Business Administration (MBA) from Bayero University, Kano and Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom respectively. He also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Islamic Banking, Finance and Management from the University of Gloucestershire United Kingdom. Mr Usman has attended various Leadership and Management courses both locally and internationally, and he is a member of the Chartered Management Institute of England and Wales, United Kingdom. 

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Usman has over 25 years of cognate Banking and Management Consulting experience with in-depth knowledge and skills in Business Development, Credits and Risk Management, Strategic Marketing, Banking Operations, Internal Audits, Administration, Relationship Management and Branch/Group Management responsibilities. 

Bakare’s Profile: On his part, Bakare holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from the Yaba College of Technology Yaba, Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants of U.K (ACCA), a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), a Fellow of the Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, and a Member of The Institute of Directors (Nigeria). 

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Bakare has had about 42 years of experience in Corporate Restructuring and Financial re-engineering. He is a founding member of BRIPAN (Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners of Nigeria). 

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