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Ogun honours business mogul Otudeko

04 February 2016, 18:11Emeka Okonkwo

Abuja – The Ogun State Government has conferred a special recognition award on Honeywell Group Chairman, Dr Oba Otudeko his outstanding contributions to the development of the state and the country.

The conferment is part of activities marking the 40th anniversary celebrations of the “Gateway State.”

Governor Ibikunle Amosun said an indigene of Ogun State from Odogbolu, Otudeko, had contributed immensely to the growth and development of the state.

“We are all proud of what Ogun has achieved in its 40 years of existence and what the present administration of is doing, especially in the area of urban renewal. I promise to continue to use my God-given endowments to further the cause of development in Ogun State,” said Amosun.

Otudeko is Founder and Chairman of Honeywell Group and also Group Chairman, FBN Holdings Plc.

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He was, at various times, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria, FBN Bank (UK) Limited, Airtel Nigeria and Fan Milk of Nigeria

He has also served on the Boards of Central Bank of Nigeria (1990 – 1997), Guinness Nigeria Plc (1999 – 2003), British American Tobacco Ltd (2001 – 2004) and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, headquartered in Lome, Togo (2002 – 2010).

He is former President and Chairman of Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Otudeko holds the Nigerian National Honour of Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR), awarded in 2011.

He was Chancellor of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State from 2001 to 2010 and currently serves as a member of the Office of Distinguished Friends of the London Business School (UK).

- CAJ News


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