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CIARB’s Akinola joins insurance firm as director

By Guardian Nigeria
08 August 2023   |   3:44 am
Senior lawyer and Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIARB), Nigeria Branch, Akingbola Akinola, has been appointed as a non-Executive Director of Axa Mansard Insurance Plc.

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Senior lawyer and Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIARB), Nigeria Branch, Akingbola Akinola, has been appointed as a non-Executive Director of Axa Mansard Insurance Plc.

In a letter to the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), the company noted that the appointment is in line with Section 274 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 and has been approved by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).

Signed by its Company Secretary, Omowunmi Adewusi, the letter stated that “Akinola is an experienced arbitrator and practising lawyer with considerable experience in corporate and commercial law and a highly skilled advocate with extensive commercial legal advisory experience.

“He was appointed a Notary Public in May 1998, admitted as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in November 1999 and became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in January 2000. He was appointed a Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2022.

“He is proposed as a non-Executive Director representing minority shareholders following the NAICOM Guideline on Code of Corporate Governance 2021.”

Kola Adesina was also appointed to replace the erstwhile Chairman of the insurance company, Olusola Adeeyo, who resigned from the Board at the last yearly general meeting.