Chike-Obi, Fidelity Bank new Chairman

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By Favour Nnabugwu

Fidelity Bank has announced the appointments of new board executives to replace outgoing directors who recently completed their tenure in accordance with the bank’s internal governance policies as Mustapha Chìka-Obi is new Chairman.

Chike-Obi, Chairman, Board of Directors of the bank  in a statement listed the newly appointed board members to include Mrs Amaka Onwughalu, Mr Nelson Nweke and Mr. Chinedu Okeke, as Non-Executive Directors.

While the appointment of Onwughalu and Nweke have been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) that of Mr Okeke is awaiting approval.

He said that the bank looked forward to leveraging on the multi-disciplinary experiences of the new board members.

Chike-Obi said: “The board is pleased with the appointments and is confident that the new directors will bring their considerable experience to bear in the bank’s growth trajectory.

“We are very delighted to welcome the newly appointed directors to the Fidelity family. These appointments end the ongoing board realignment, occasioned by the retirements that had to happen, in line with our governance policies,’’ he said

After several years living abroad among the Nigerian diaspora, Mustafa Chike-Obi returned to the country in 2010, sensing that he could make a positive impact. He immediately began to do just that, taking on a position as CEO and Managing Director of AMCON, where to this day he continues his mission to set the national tone for fiscal responsibility, accountability and efficiency. “Avoid the ostentatious lifestyle; it is not sustainable,” he advises the youth. “Dependence on foreign goods is not sustainable either. Let’s do things our own way, and let’s hold our leaders accountable.”

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