SEC, NGX Group, ASHON Applaud Onyema Contribution to Capital Market

SEC, NGX Group, ASHON Applaud Onyema Contribution to Capital Market

The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, Association of Securities Dealing Houses of Nigeria (ASHON) among other key stakeholders have celebrated the outgoing Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group), Mr. Oscar Onyema for his contribution to Nigerian capital market in the past 13-year.

The Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Lamido Yuguda at the ceremony stated that Onyema’s visionary leadership has not only stirred NGX Group through significant milestones but also spared a successful demutualization, marking a pivotal moment in the Nigeria’s financial landscape.

Represented by Director, SEC Lagos Office, Mrs. Hafsat Rufai, he stated that under Onyema guidance, NGX Group consistently showcased innovation and resilience.

In his welcome speech, the Group Chairman, NGX Group, Umaru Kwairanga congratulated Mr. Oscar Onyema on the completion of his remarkable leadership term at the helm of NGX Group.

“It cannot be stressed enough that Mr. Oscar Onyema contributed immensely to modernisation of the Exchange as we have it today. NGX Group in its current state is far more advanced technologically, strategically, and operationally than it was when he resumed in 2011,” he said.

In acknowledging Mr. Oscar Onyema’s leadership, the Group Chief Executive Officer, NGX Group, Mr. Temi Poopola, emphasized the profound impact of Mr Onyema’s leadership style. He commended his ability to navigate diverse perspectives with respect, having prioritized the broader interests of the capital market.

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