The Chartered Institute of Directors Nigeria (CIoD Nigeria), the premier corporate governance Institute and a leading promoter of ethical professional standards in Nigeria, has concluded plans to host the investiture ceremony of Alhaji Tijjani Mohammed Borodo, LLM, F.IoD as President and Chairman of Governing Council, to steer the ship of the foremost governance Institute and take charge of its affairs for the next two years.
This followed the expiration of the tenure of Office of Dr. Mrs. Ije Jidenma, F.IoD, after she meritoriously served the Institute in the same capacity for two years.
Mr. Dele Alimi, Director General/ Chief Executive Officer of CIoD Nigeria said: “The high-profile event is scheduled to hold on Thursday 14th September, 2023 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos at 6pm prompt. You would recall that Alhaji Borodo emerged as President after a duly conducted election at the Institute’s 39th Annual General Meeting on Thursday 22nd June 2023 at the Institute’s Secretariat, Ikoyi, Lagos”
He continued that Alhaji Borodo, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors Nigeria, a distinguished lawyer and the pioneer Company Secretary of FBN Holdings Plc., is an astute boardroom executive who has served the Institute previously in various capacities such as First Vice President, Second Vice President, Chairman, Finance & General-Purpose Committee, Chairman, Membership and Branch Development Committee and Honorary Legal Adviser among others.
Alhaji Tijjani Borodo, F.IoD is the Founder and Principal Partner at Tijjani M. Borodo & Associates Law Firm and an accomplished Board Executive of repute. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, member of International Bar Association (IBA) and an Alumnus of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and University of Essex, United Kingdom. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director at Cowry Asset Management Limited, Signature Bank Limited and Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited.”
The Director General added that, “Notable among expected guests at the event are Chief Dr. Olusegun Osunkeye, CON, OFR, FCA, DFIoD as Chairman of the occasion; His Excellency, Dr. Dauda Lawal, Governor of Zamfara State as Special Guest of Honour; HRH Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, CFR, CNOL, JP, Emir of Kano as Royal Father of the Day and Mr. Oscar Onyema, OON, F.IoD as Guest Speaker.”
About IoD Nigeria
The Chartered Institute of Directors Nigeria (CIoD) is the premier corporate governance Institute and a leading promoter of ethical professional standards in Nigeria. The Institute was founded in 1983, obtained an affiliate status in 1997 from IoD UK with full autonomy to operate in Nigeria and attained a chartered status in 2023. The CIoD Nigeria promotes professionalism through continuous education, information sharing sessions and networking programs. The Institute has numerous registered members, and is well known for its Annual Directors’ Conference.
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