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CIBN Named Morakinyo As Registrar/Chief Executive

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has named Akin Morakinyo, as the next registrar/chief executive of the institute.

The appointment, according to the head, Corporate Communications, was announced at the meeting of the Institute’s Governing Council held on Thursday, 29th September 2022.

The appointment takes effect from 1st November 2022 following the retirement of Dr. Seye Awojobi, after the successful completion of his tenure meritoriously serving the institute.

The registrar-designate joined the services of the institute in 2012 as an assistant director, and rose through the ranks to become the director/group head of Membership Services in 2019. In this capacity, he contributed to the development and execution of the institute’s current strategic focus and in conjunction with the leadership, has upheld the sanctity and prestige of the institute’s membership.

Asides his experience at the institute, Morakinyo was an assistant general manager at the United Bank for Africa, where he served as the head of the UBA Academy.

Before venturing into banking, Morakinyo had risen to managerial roles within the telecommunications industry, where he also was in charge of staff Training and Development, Quality Assurance Management, Business Process Management, Special Projects, MIS/IS Support and Operations Development.

While congratulating him, the Governing Council described the appointment as a call to service and expressed confidence that he will continue to discharge his duties with absolute dedication while upholding the ethics and professionalism which is the hallmark of the banking industry.

President/chairman of Council of the CIBN, Dr Ken Opara described the appointment as a call to service and expressed confidence that Morakinyo will continue to discharge his duties with absolute dedication. He was confident that the new registrar/ chief executive will uphold ethics and professionalism which is the hallmark of the banking industry in performing his role.

In the same vein, he congratulated the outgoing registrar/chief executive, Dr. Awojobi for meritoriously serving the Institute and his contribution to its further development.

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