First Bank of Nigeria Plc., Managing Director/CEO, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan has won African Banker of the Year in the African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Award held in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday February 24th, 2018
Dr. Adeduntan’s emergence as the African Banker of the Year is in recognition of his commitment to the banking profession and strict adherence to the CBN’s reforms in the banking sector and the economic development of the nation.
The award is coming after series of nominations by the African Leadership Magazine, with focus on identifying and rewarding deserving individuals, corporate entities and governments who have excelled in leadership and entrepreneurship; proven versatility and public spiritedness laced with global best practice; contributed to a good human cause, as well as made remarkable achievements and unparalled contributions to global development.
Dr. Adeduntan who expressed gratitude to the management of African Leadership Magazine for the award stated that… “The award will be a further inspiration for FirstBank to continue to partner with businesses committed to the socio-economic development of the African Continent. FirstBank will remain committed to drive innovation and transformation in the banking industry both in Nigeria and in sub-Saharan Africa where the Bank has subsidiaries, building a global brand that will positively impact on the financial services needs of all stakeholders. We would keep up the momentum, resilience and flexibility to better meet growing customer expectations”