PwC Nigeria Admits New Partners

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PwC Nigeria has admitted eight professionals into its partnership. A statement described the development as a record number for the professional services firm. It further explain that it demonstrates its commitment to diversity, inclusion, and developing the future leaders of the firm.

The new Partners are: Akinyemi Akingbade, Chioma Obaro, Tosin Labeodan, Rukaiya El-Rufai, Wura Olowofoyeku and Yinka Yusuf of its Assurance practice; while Kunle Amida and Olusola Adewole were admitted from the firm’s Advisory practice.

Regional Senior Partner, West Africa atPwC Nigeria, Uyi Akpata, said: “Our investment in new partners reflects our optimism for the future, and the need to bring the diversity of thinking and experience that our clients demand.

“Each member of the Class of 2020 is a highly accomplished professional par excellence. They have reached this career milestone from continually finding innovative ways to support our clients and providing quality service.”

According to Akpata, the stormy socio-economic climate across the globe has underscored the need for us to stay true to our purpose while continuing to contribute to the growth and development of our country and continent.

“I am confident that these new partners – the Class of 2020- will help to reimagine the future, and bring their wealth of experience to bear towards achieving sustainable growth for both our clients and the society at large,” Akpata further said.

The eight new partners are among 24 new partners admitted across the firm in Africa, of which 25 per cent are female.