Emmanuel Chiejina Retires from Access Bank Board

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Emmanuel Chiejina (L)

Emmanuel Chiejina (L)

By Dipo Olowookere

One of the Directors of Access Bank Plc, Mr Emmanuel Chiejina, has retired from the financial institution.

Mr Chiejina left the firm after spending the maximum term limit of 12 years on the board as a non-executive director of Access Bank as stipulated by the Code of Corporate Governance for Banks of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

According to a statement issued on Friday by the lender, Mr Chiejina’s retirement took effect from June 23, 2017 (yesterday).

With the retirement of Mr Chiejina, Access Bank Plc is now left with 14 directors comprising six Executives and eight non-Executives, including four independent directors.

In the statement, the bank said “Mr Chiejina has confirmed that he has no disagreement with the board and there is no issue relating to his retirement that needs to be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the company or the regulatory authorities.”

“The board would like to express its appreciation to Mr Chiejina for his contributions and services to the company,” the statement said.

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