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Adedapo Adekoje is new CIS president

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The Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) has elected Adedapo Adekoje, the First Vice President as the Institute’s President as Mr Oluwaseyi Abe retires after meritorious service with stellar achievements.

The Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) has elected Adedapo Adekoje, the First Vice President as the Institute’s President as Mr Oluwaseyi Abe retires after meritorious service with stellar achievements.

Besides, the outgoing President, Mr Abe has announced the Council’s approval of scholarship for the Capital Market Correspondents to pursue a career in Investment and Securities Market to enhance their reportage of capital market activities.

The Council at a closed- door meeting endorsed Adekoje’s election immediately after the Institute’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at The Nigerian Stock Exchange at the weekend. The election was in line with the Institute’s seamless succession plan whereby the First Vice President emerges the president. By the latest structure, Mr Tunde Amolegbe has emerged the First Vice President while Mr Wole Adeosun has been duly elected the Second Vice President.

Mr. Adekoje, a fellow of CIS and Chief Executive Officer, Professional Stockbrokers is a multi-talented executive with cognate experience, spanning management, finance, sales and marketing. Armed with a Master’s Degree in Management from the prestigious University of Hull, United Kingdom, Adekoje has held several management positions both in Nigeria and abroad.  

Prior to his election at the weekend, Adekoje has held several positions at the Institute, including head, Membership Committee among others.

Announcing the Schorlarship for the Capital Market Correspondents, Abe explained that the Nigeria’s Capital market had been on the global map over the years and the role of the financial Press cannot be underestimated.

According to him, the market is dynamic and there is a need to empower the press by ensuring that they understand the dynamics of the market in order to report the market professionally. 

He stated that the Secretariat and the Institute’s Media Consultant in a due course would work out details of the award.


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