Every week on RenewNaija, we will be introducing you to an amazing person (mostly Nigerians) that have made positive impact on the lives of people. This week, meet;
Dr. Oba Otudeko, CFR (born, August 18, 1943) an astute and highly successful Nigerian investor and entrepreneur whose domestic and foreign interests cut across diverse sectors of the economy. Professionally, he is a Chartered Banker, Chartered Corporate Secretary and a Chartered Accountant.
Dr. Oba Otudeko is currently Chairman Honeywell Group, Airtel Nigeria and Fan Milk of Nigeria Plc. Dr. Otudeko retired as the Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria Plc after 12 meritorious years on the Board of the Bank. He also served on several Boards including the Boards of Central Bank of Nigeria, Guinness Nigeria Plc and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI). Between September 2006 and August 2009, he was the 16th President and Chairman of Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
As the Chairman of Airtel Nigeria, Oba Otudeko was honored with Awards of Excellence for his outstanding contributions to the society through the creation of value with innovative technologies, products and services.
He is currently rated 24th richest man in Africa by Forbes magazine.