President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwagbemiga Olatunde Kuye as the Managing Director of the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA).
The appointment was contained in a statement issued by Mr Udo Akpan, the Chief Press Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, on Friday in Abuja.
The statement said that, until his appointment, Kuye was the Executive Director, Operations and Technology, at Ecobank Nigeria Plc between 2009 and 2012.
It said that Kuye spent the bulk of his career in CitiGroup where he became the Vice President responsible for Central Africa Operations and Technology, before becoming the Deputy Chief Executive Officer for CitiGroup Cameroun.
“Kuye has over 21 years of local and International banking experience with over 10 years at Senior Management level.
“He holds First Class Honors’Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos and several certified Professional Certificates in specific banking core areas.
“He was an active member of the Special Committee set up by the Minister of Trade and Investment for the Reform of Free/Export Processing Zones in Nigeria,“ the statement said.
It said that Kuye’s appointment took immediate effect.
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