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Mr. Lamis Shehu Dikko
Chairman Board of Directors

Mr. Lamis Shehu Dikko received his first Degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He is also a Graduate of the Harvard Business School Leadership Programme and Queen Mary College, University of London where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Mr. Dikko started his career at the Kaduna State Radio as Producer of News and Current Affairs, from where he moved to the Nigerian Standard Newspaper as Sub-Editor. He lectured briefly at College of Advanced Studies, Zaria before joining Habib Nigeria Bank.

He joined Intercity Bank PLC in 1998 as General Manager and served as its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2005. He is a Non-Executive Director at Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc and has also served on the Board of Enterprise Bank Limited.

He was Executive Director, Commercial Banking at Unity Bank Plc and later Chairman of the Board. He is the Chairman of the Infrastructure Bank Plc.

He joined the Board of Eterna Plc in October 2016

Mr. Mahmud Tukur
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mahmud Tukur is a joint honours graduate of Accounting & Management from the Business School of the University of Wales College, Cardiff. He has a solid track record of business success, well-developed organisational skills and has garnered a wealth of skills and experience over the past 20 years in the Oil & Gas and Maritime sectors.

Mr. Tukur served as the MD/CEO of Daddo Maritime Services Limited, a foremost indigenous maritime services company. He is the Vice Chairman of Eco-Marine Group, a shipping line and Terminal Operator with operations throughout West Africa and an Executive Director of Independent Energy Limited (IEL), an indigenous Oil Exploration and Production Company. IEL is the operator of the Ofa marginal field.

He sits on the Boards of Dragnet Solutions Limited and Micro-Access Limited. He also sits on the Board of Bourbon International as an Independent Director.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipping in Nigeria and a member of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping. He is a recipient of the National Honour – Officer of the Order of the Mono, (OOM) of the Republic of Togo.

Mr. Ibrahim Boyi
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ibrahim Boyi obtained a B.Sc. in Accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and an MBA from the ESUT Business School. He is also an alumnus of INSEAD, and Thunderbird.

He has over 22 years’ practical experience in the downstream oil and gas industry, across the West African region.

He has held several senior/executive management positions across several functions such as Strategic Planning, Investments, Financial Management, Accounting, Internal Control and Audit, Marketing and Operations Management in both Total Nigeria Plc and Oando Plc (formerly Unipetrol Nigeria Plc).

He has extensive experience in Financial and Business Process Re-Engineering, Information Technology Systems Design, Change Management and Development of Corporate Performance Management.

He was the MD/CEO of Gaslink Nigeria Limited, a pioneer natural gas distribution company and a former member of the Board of Directors of Oando Plc.

He was the MD/CEO of Eterna Plc until June 2010. He is the Managing Director/CEO of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria.

Chief (dr.) Michael Ade Ojo, Oon

Chief (Dr.) Michael Ade Ojo obtained a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) and has attended various top Management Development Courses including the Chief Executives’ Programme of the Lagos Business School (CEP-7) and the IESE/LBS Seminar on Competitive Strategy and Value Creation in Barcelona, Spain.

He was honoured with the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Honoris Causa by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and holds the Nnamdi Azikwe Distinction Award for Excellence.

He is a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria and Institute of Directors (IoD).

He is also recipient of the National honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) and holds the traditional title of Aare Asiwaju of Ilara Mokin.

He is the Chairman/Founder of Elizade Nigeria Limited and an industrialist of high repute.

He chairs several Boards cutting across several industries including Toyota Nigeria Limited, Moore House Sofitel Limited, Courteville Investments Plc and Custodian & Allied Insurance Company Limited.

Mrs. Afolake Lawal

Mrs. Afolake Lawal obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She also holds a law degree from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge U.K.

She has a Master of Science degree in Corporate Governance and Finance from the Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool U.K. and a Masters’ degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos.

She is a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

Mrs. Lawal is a Certified Pension Practitioner and an associate member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) and has over 15 years’ experience in Investment Banking and Business Development.

She is a member of the Nigerian Society of International Law and an Associate Member of a number of professional organizations including the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, the Certified Pension Practitioners, the Institute of Capital Market Registrars and the Institute of Directors (IoD).

She is a Co-founder and Group Executive Director at GTI Group, a foremost investment banking firm in Nigeria. She currently serves on the Board of International Breweries Plc as a Non-Executive Director. She joined Eterna Plc as a Non-Executive Director in 2009.

Mrs. Kudi Badmus
Executive Director Finance / Chief Finance Officer

Ms. Badmus obtained a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. She is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA).

She started her career as an Audit Trainee with Deloitte & Co from 1990 - 1995 and later moved to First City Monument Bank (FCMB) between 1995-2002 where she worked as the Head, Treasury.

She worked with Bond Bank as Treasurer, Head of Operations and Branch coordinator where she supervised branch marketing, branch and domestic operations, service quality and relationship management. She also served as Head, Skye/Cooperative Bank Integration Team and Head Internal Control and Compliance.

She was Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer and later Divisional Head - Home Finance Division at ASO Savings and Loans.

She Joined Eterna Plc in July 2014 as Head, Financial Controls and was appointed Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer in October 2016.

Mr. Oluwole Abegunde
Non Executive Director

Mr. Abegunde holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ibadan. He also has an MBA from the University of Ilorin and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (FCS).

He has varied experience in manufacturing, banking and the capital market. He has held senior positions in Brand Management, Credit Appraisal, Fund Management, Stock Broking and Capital Issues.

He is an authorized Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)

He is the Group Managing Director of Meristem Securities Limited. He also sits on the Boards of Berger Paints Plc and e-Tranzact Nigeria Plc.

He is a council member the NSE and Elizade University. He is also the Pro- Chancellor of Bowen University.

He joined the Board of Eterna Plc as a Non-Executive Director in October 2016.

Mr. Adebode Adefioye
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Adebode Adefioye is an alumnus of the University of Lagos where he obtained a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry. He also holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Lagos.

He started his career with John Holt Plc and rose through the ranks to become a General Manager from 2000 – 2002 having held several management positions. His vast experience covers Production & Quality Control, Personnel and Administration.

He is currently an Executive Director at Wema Bank Plc. He also serves on the Boards of Cereem Investment Limited, SW8 Investment Limited, IBK Services Limited and Spectrum Ventures Limited. He is a member of the Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria.

He was appointed to the Board of Eterna Plc as an Independent Non-Executive Director in October 2016.

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