People


The Board


Deacon David Balogun

Chairman
A mechanical engineer by training, he has had over 35 years’ experience in the petroleum industry where he acquired competences in various aspects of the industry including HR management and IT. Prior to retirement he was one of the top managers in Shell Petroleum Development Company (SDPC) Nigeria and responsible for their gas projects including the West African Pipeline Project. He sits on the board of several companies.

Emmanuel Ocholi

MD/CEO
An economist and financial professional of high repute, with experience spanning over four decades of investments and financial services to companies across all sectors. He serves on the boards of multiple companies.

Bode Oladapo

Director
Mr. Oladapo is a seasoned investment banker, chartered accountant, trainer, and management & project consultant, with varied experience in the Money Market, Capital Market and Real Estate sectors of the economy.

Onu Ocholi

Director
Onu Ocholi is a seasoned strategy professional with over a decades experience. Trained as an engineer, he has led projects across multiple sectors, with special focus in the financial, telecommunications & technology sectors

Ameh Franklyn Adejo

Director
Mr. Adejo holds a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) with honours from the University of Maiduguri and was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar. He holds a Master of Law Degree (LLM) graduating from the University of Lagos with bias in Secured Credits Transaction and Comparative Company Laws. He was once a Lecturer in Law and member of several academics and allied committee.

John Oyidih

Director
Mr. John Abuh Oyidih is a first class Accounting graduate from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with over thirty years’ experience in the financial service industry. He is a fellow of ICAN, CITN, and ICA and an associate of CIBN, CIS, and CIIN and holds two Master’s degrees

Caleb Yaro

Director
An accomplished banker, Mr. Yaro is the managing consultant with Cornerstone Consultants Limited and a Director of Universal Trust Bank Plc. Prior to this he was an Executive Director with Continental Merchant Bank Plc (formerly Chase Merchant Bank) where he developed a banking career spanning over 17 years. He is also on the board of several companies.

Godwin I. Ohaeri

Director
A holder of Bsc. and Msc. Degrees in Economics from Ahmadu Bello University and University of Lagos, Mr. Ohaeri is a seasoned economist and investment analyst. After more than a decade of lecturing and research experience in ABU, Zaria he joined Rims Group (now Lighthouse Group) in 1991.

Rosaline Z. Abashiya

Director
Mrs. Abashiya is an Economist and Industrialist with over 32 years experience in the Nigerian Economy. She holds a B.Sc. Degree in Economics from the University of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University with specialization in Economics.

Nassir Mohammed

Director
A business administrator, he is a senior management staff of NDDC, based in Kaduna. He sits on the board of many companies.