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Aralepo joins Cellulant Nigeria as chief Finance Officer


A pan-African financial technology service provider, Cellulant Nigeria, has appointed Oluwatoyin Aralepo, as its Chief Financial Officer, Nigeria. 

Bolaji Akinboro, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Cellulant Group disclosed this recently. 

He said the appointment of Oluwatoyin is consistent with the company’s quest to becoming a robust financial organisation, as it continues its journey towards building a $1billion revenue business.  

Akinboro said: “Oluwatoyin emerged as the best person for the position of the CFO Cellulant Nigeria and Deputy CFO Cellulant Group, after a meticulous search process led by International recruitment agencies. We are thrilled to have her join the Cellulant team.”


He noted that her experience from the banking and telecoms industries would count in providing strategic financial leadership for the organisation.  

Aralepo is a first class accounting graduate. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN), Fellow of the Institute of Information Management of Africa and an Alumni of the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), with over 15 years of cognate work experience across Finance strategy and business partnering, financial planning, analysis and reporting, audit and business assurance, financial controls and governance.  

She is passionate and an entrepreneurial role model to young women.

Akinboro continued: “We are excited to have Oluwatoyin with us; we run the largest marketplace and digital financial service platform for farmers in Nigeria, and across Africa; finance operations is a huge part of our business, and it is imperative to have the right people who will be able to manage and monitor our operations. We are confident that she will leverage on her wealth of experience to inspire the finance team to deliver on their mandate.”

Cellulant is a leading pan-African payments company providing a one-stop digital payments platform. 

Cellulant’s belief in providing solutions to everyday challenges across Africa has led to digitising payments end to end for various value chains and as a result, providing increased transparency and broader reach within a single mobile commerce platform for financial sector players.


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