Skye Bank Plc appoints Mr. Abdul Bello Non-Executive Director and Mrs. Ammuna Lawan-Ali
July 26, 2012
The Bank has notified The Exchange that its Board has approved the appointment of Mr. Abdul Akhor Bello as Non-Executive Director of the Bank on April 25, 2012. His appointment has been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria and was ratified by Shareholders at the Annual General Meeting of the Bank held on May 24, 2012. Similarly on May 25, 2012, the Board approved the appointment of the Bank’s second Independent Director, Mrs. Ammuna Lawan-Ali. Her appointment has also been approved by the CBN and will be presented for members’ ratification at the next Annual General Meeting of the Bank.
Abdul Akhor Bello is a Finance & Investment expert with several years’ experience in Financial Control having worked as Chief Accountant, Finance Director, Company Secretary and Managing Director at Inlaks Plc, Grand Cereal & Oil Mills Ltd., CAP Plc and UAC Property Development Company Plc at various times. Bello is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and is currently the Chief Finance Officer and Executive Director of UAC Nigeria Plc. He is highly respected and admired for his professionalism and expertise.
Ammuna Lawan Ali is a 1975 graduate of the Ahmadu Belo University, Zaria. She also has a Diploma in Environmental Studies and a Master Degree in Public Administration. She joined the Civil Service in 1977 and was at various times Registrar, Sole Administrator, Permanent Secretary, Director and Director-General of several Institutions and Federal Ministries including the Federal Ministry of Finance, Foreign Exchange & Trade Relations, Ministry of Education and State Commission for Women amongst others. Lawan-Ali is an astute Administrator and Member/Fellow of several professional bodies. She retired from the Civil Service in 2009 and in recognition of her meritoriously service; she was conferred with the prestigious national honour, Order of the Niger (OON).