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
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