The Board of Directors of Transcorp Hotels Plc has appointed Abdulqadir Bello as its new chairman. He succeeded former non-executive director and chairman, O’tega Emerhor, who resigned recently.
Mr. Bello retired as an Executive Director from the United Bank for Africa Plc. in 2013, with very robust working experience of about 30 years which started with an accountancy and audit internship at the Deloitte, Haskins & Sells/ Adetona, Isichei & Co Sokoto office between 1985 and 1988. He later joined the then Gamji Bank of Nigeria Plc., and rose to become the bank’s Head of Credit Control and Policy and subsequently Area Manager, North. Abdulqadir Bello was also at different times the Executive Director in charge of UBA’s business in the North.
He holds a B Sc in Accounting from the Bayero University Kano, and became an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in 1990. Mr. Bello was subsequently conferred with a fellowship of the institution (FCA) in 2016. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration. His key area of interest is to champion the enthronement of world class Enterprise Wide Risk Management structures, processes and culture in our local institutions that will constitute the foundation for financially strong and healthy institutions and a robust national economy.
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