The Institute of Directors Nigeria (IoD Nigeria) will hold its 2016 fellows’ investiture on September 8, 2016 at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos, where a former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, will be conferred with the Honorary Fellow along with seven other Distinguished Fellows and 23 Fellows.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, will give the keynote address at the event while Mr. Mutiu Adio Sunmonu, Chairman of the Board, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. is the guest speaker.
A statement from the institute signed by its Director-General, Mr. Victor Banjo, hinted that the fellows’ investiture is one of the prestigious events of IoD Nigeria, where members who have distinguished themselves over the years both in the activities of the institute and the country at large are elevated and conferred with honours.
Those to be invested as Distinguished Fellows include three past presidents of the institute, Chief Isaac Olusola Dada, Mr. Chike Nwanze and Thomas Awagu, former Vice-Chairman of Lever Brothers, Dr. Michael Omolayole, former Managing Director of UBA Plc, and Chairman of Jaiz Bank International, Alhaji Umar Abdul Mutallab, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Emzor Pharmaceutical Industrial Limited, Dr. Stella Okoli, and Chairman of Juli Plc. and former Minister of Health, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi.
The IoD Nigeria, an affiliate of IoD UK, was founded in 1983 as a prime leadership forum in the organised private sector that helps directors to fulfill their legal and pro
fessional responsibilities for the benefit of businesses and society as a whole.
As a full-fledged member of the Institute of Directors Worldwide Network and the African Corporate Governance Network (ACGN), the Institute of Directors Nigeria represents top-level directors, policy makers and business leaders.