The Nigerian Association of Corporate Governance welcomed 9 new Fellows and 35 individuals and 1 organization to its membership, increasing its membership base to a total of 534.
The association, which gave a breakdown of its members in a statement on Friday, said there were 534, 453 individual members, 39 corporate members and 44 fellows.
SCGN President Muhammad Ahmad said new members were inducted at the 2022 Presidential and Induction Dinner held in Lagos State.
He said the nine new fellows inducting into the association will enhance good corporate governance in different areas of the economy and business world.
“The association will only be as good as the people who work to advance its course. .
“As a society, this event is important to us as it is an official welcome ceremony and the inauguration of future champions of good corporate governance,” the statement quoted Ahmad.
Speaking on behalf of the inducted Fellows, Dr. Omobora Johnson praised the association’s board for promoting best practices in corporate governance in Nigeria since it began operating in 2009.
“Because this fellowship recognizes our significant contributions to corporate governance, leadership, and nation-building practices and development, this is a testament to even higher standards of diligence and ethics on the board of directors on which we sit. I think it’s a call.”
Speaking on behalf of the other individual members, Director Neka Okekerau of the Center for Corporate Development promised that their cohorts would contribute their assignments to strengthening the society’s vision and mission.
SCGN CEO Kioma Mordi said:
“As an organization, we are committed to continuing to provide a platform for participation in promoting good corporate governance in Nigeria.”
The nine Fellows inducted into the Hall of Fame are: Basil Efoise Omiyi, Chairman of Seplat Energy Plc and Stanbic IBTC Holding Plc. Adetunji Oyebanji, Managing Director, 11 Plc. Dr. Omobora Johnson, Chairman of the Board of Guinness Nigeria Plc and Custodian Investments Plc. and Mallam Munir Ja’afaru, OFR, Director of Novare Fund Managers Ltd and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation.
Others include Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho, CEO of FutureSoft Resources Ltd. Idris Ayodeji Bello is a self-proclaimed “Afropreneur” and founding partner at LoftyInc Capital. Kayode Falowo, Chairman and Founder of Greenwich Merchant Bank. He is Ibrahim Dikko, Principal/Founder of Hitel Communications Limited.