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CBN confirms Dikko as Unity Bank Chairman

25 April 2014, 15:23

Lagos -The Central Bank of Nigeria has confirmed the appointment of Lamis Dikko as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unity Bank Plc.

A statement by the bank said the approval was contained in a letter from the apex bank dated April 22, 2014, signed by the Director of Banking Supervision, Tokunbo Martins.

The statement said the letter also conveyed the approval of Thomas Etuh as the pioneer vice chairman of the bank.

Dikko and Etuh would be bringing in over 40 years of collective experience to the board of Unity Bank.

The Board of Directors of the bank had on March 27, 2014 forwarded the names of Dikko and Etuh to the CBN, following the resignation of the former chairman, Numan Danbatta.

While awaiting the approval, Etuh had been serving as an interim chairman.

-    NAN

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