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DAAR Communications Appoints Awoh as Director

By Dipo Olowookere

Mr Nornah Awoh has been appointed as an independent director on the board of a leading Nigerian media outfit, DAAR Communications Plc.

The appointment of Mr Awoh was approved by the board at its meeting held on June 21, 2018 at the company’s corporate headquarters located on Ladi Lawal Drive, Asokoro, Abuja and took effect on August 1, 2018.

Mr Awoh is the founder and Chief Equity Analyst/CEO of Palesa Capital Markets Associates, a research firm with competency in securities and equity market.

He has over three decades experience in business journalism, having worked as an erstwhile Correspondent/Head of Capital Market & Investment at now defunct Business Concord and Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

Mr Awoh possesses a sound grasp of the rudiments of media, but more pointedly the business fundamentals around the communication industry.

Prior to his appointment, he sits as a non-executive director at Three Points Industries Ltd, and a member of both the Investigative Panel and Par Value Committee of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Additionally, Mr Awoh, who is enthusiastic about human capital development, also serves as a member of the MRS Oil Scholarship Scheme.

In addition to his various positions and roles, Mr Awoh remains the anchor of a 12-year-old television programme, Stocks & Shares, which airs on local and international TV networks. Mr Awoh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Ilorin; a devoted family man, fiercely competitive table tennis player and an active contributor to the global business community

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via

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