Abimbola Ogunbanjo has emerged the new president of the National Council of the Exchange, the Nigerian Stock Exchange announced on Monday.
The exchange, in a statement, said that the election of Ogunbanjo was reached at its council meeting immediately after its 56th Annual General Meeting in Lagos.
It stated that Ogunbanjo would replace Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, who bowed out after completion of his three-year tenure as president.
It added that Aig-Imoukhuede would continue to serve on the National Council as an ex-officio member, pursuant to its Article of Association.
The added that Ogunbanjo, who joined the council in 2011, had been the First Vice President since 2014.
He is the chairperson of the demutualisation Advisory Committee of the NSE and currently serves as the Managing Partner of the renowned leading corporate law firm of Chris Ogunbanjo & Co (Solicitors).
The statement said that Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, SAN, current President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, and one of the founding partners of the law firm of Dikko & Mahmoud, was elected as first vice president.
It added that Catherine Echeozo (Former Deputy Managing Director of GT Bank) was elected as Second Vice President.