Ernest Ndukwe resigns from Access Bank board

The Board of Directors of Access Bank Plc hereby announces that Dr Ernest Ndukwe has indicated his intention not to seek re-election during the Bank’s 2020 Annual General Meeting.

Accordingly, he has resigned from the Board effective March 31, 2020, to enable him to focus on his current and additional responsibilities.

In a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) the lender’s board stated that Dr Ndukwe has confirmed that he has no disagreement with the Board and there are no issues relating to his resignation that needs to be brought to the attention of the Bank’s shareholders or the regulatory authorities.

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The Board is identifying the right candidate to fill the resultant vacancy as soon as possible and further announcement will be made in this regard in due course.

The Board would like to express its appreciation to Dr Ndukwe for his immense contributions to the Bank these past years

Dr Ernest Ndukwe is an Electrical/Electronics Engineer with over three decades of experience in the telecoms industry. He was the Managing Director of General Telecoms between 1989 and 2000 and Executive Vice-Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission between 2000 and 2010. He previously served on the Presidential Committee on Job creation. He joined the Board of Access Bank in December 2012 as an Independent Director.

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