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Business News of Thursday, 23 June 2022


FiberOne appoints new board chair, others

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FiberOne Broadband has appointed new board members to strengthen its corporate governance structure in Nigeria.

In a statement, the company said it appointed a new board chairman, Ibrahim Dikko, alongside others, Tosin Osunkoya, Ayaba Modupe and Ayo Joseph.

Speaking on the company’s latest appointments, the CEO, FiberOne, Lanre Ore said:

“We are delighted to welcome, Messrs. Dikko, Tosin, and Ms Ayo-Joseph at this exciting time of growth for FiberOne. Their track records are remarkable, and they are clearly influential leaders in the telecom and business spaces. Their leadership will further strengthen our ability to achieve our long-term growth strategy and create additional value for our stakeholders.”

On his part, Dikko, while speaking on the new position said, “I’m really excited at FiberOne trajectory growth over the years, and I look forward to serving as its Board Chairman as we enter a new phase of growth.”

Dikko is a telecoms expert with keen interest in governance and regulatory compliance. He has held previous roles as VP, Regulatory & Corporate Affairs at Etisalat Nigeria (now 9mobile); Executive Director, Resources Plc, and Chairman at First Securities Discount House for 10 years. He owns Hitel Limited.

He is a member of the Institute of Directors and a registered professional of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria. He studied Law at the University of Buckingham, UK, and the University of London.

According to FiberOne, its newly elected board members were experts from different fields.

Tosin Osunkoya is a global financial market expert with diverse knowledge and skills and a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist. Tosin leverages his unique skills in investment management and wealth creation to unlock the potential of human capital in Africa.