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MR. Joseph O. Babatunde. General Manager (Large Enterprises)
MR. Joseph O. Babatunde. General Manager (Large Enterprises)

General Manager (Large Enterprises)

Name:  Joseph O. Babatunde


After graduating with Second Class Upper Division in Economics from the University of Ibadan, he had a brief stint in Audit/Accounting with the Kwara State Government and Panel Kerr Forster before he joined the defunct Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (which later transformed into Bank of Industry in 2001)  in November 1982 as an Officer in Research and Development Department and rose to the position of a Manager, South East Regional Office, Aba in 1996.

He was later transferred to Credit Risk Management from where he rose to the Principal Manager grade. He subsequently served as Head of Administration, Regional Manager (South-West) and Assistant General Manager (Southern Credit Operations) before being promoted to the General Manager grade in 2012. He has attended advanced management courses and training programmes in Business Partners in South Africa, Galilee Institute of Management in Israel, PDCP of Philippines as well as various seminars and conferences in different countries all over the world.

Mr. Babatunde is currently the General Manager in charge of Large Enterprises and some SMEs in the High Impact Sectors in the Bank of Industry. He oversees credits to large corporates in core sectors such as Food and Agro Processing,Gas & Petrochemicals, Solid Minerals and Engineering & Technology Sectors. The High Impact Sectors under his purview include Creative Industry, Gender Business, Intervention Funds and Renewable Energy with focus on Solar Energy.

He sits on the Board of BOI Investment and Company Limited, United Nigeria Textile Limited, Poly Products Nig. Limited, NFE Industries (a subsidiary of WEMPCO), Cocoa Products Ile-Oluji Company Limited, Secure-ID Limited and Nigeria Aluminium Extrusion Company Limited amongst others. He is a member of the Nigerian Economic Society and Fellow, Institute of Credit Administration.


General Manager (SME SOUTH)



Mr. Abdul-Ganiyu O. Mohammed is a professional with over 30 years working experience spanning the Civil Service and Development Banking Industry.

He graduated from the University of Ibadan in 1981 with B.Sc. (Hons.) Agricultural Engineering (2nd Class Upper Division) and holds an Executive MBA degree in Banking & Finance from the Enugu State University of Science & Technology (ESUT), Enugu. He started his working career with the Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Minna, Niger State as an Agricultural Engineer before joining the then Nigerian Agricultural & Co-operative Bank Limited (Now Bank of Agriculture), Kaduna, as an Investment Officer in 1983.

He joined the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Limited (Now Bank of Industry) as an Industrial Engineer in 1992 and has risen to the position of General Manager SME (South Region). His work experience spans Treasury, International Operations and Small & Medium Enterprises Development and Promotion.

He serves as Member of various Management Committees of the Bank of Industry. He is on the Boards of the Bank of Industry Insurance Brokers Limited, BOI Microfinance Bank Limited, Coleman Technical Industries Limited and Abuja Steel Company Limited.

He is an Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (AMNIM) and Member, Nigerian Society of Agricultural Engineers (MNSAE).

He has attended various specialist and executive management courses and seminars locally and abroad. His hobbies include Reading of Financial Journals and Books on Management and Movies/Documentaries.


General Manager (SME NORTH)



Shekarau D. Omar  (HRPL) graduated with 2nd Class Upper (B.Ed) Honors degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1985. He also obtained two Masters degrees in Educational Administration (M.Ed, 1991) and International Law and Diplomacy (MILD, 1992) from University of Lagos.

He is a Licensed Human Resource Professional; a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM); a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria.

Had previously served the Military, University community, commercial Banks and Telecommunications before joining BOI in 2005 as a Senior Manager/Head of Human Resources. He rose to become a General Manager in 2014.

MR.AKEEM OLATUNJI ADESINA. General Manager (Operation and Technology)
MR.AKEEM OLATUNJI ADESINA. General Manager (Operation and Technology)

General Manager (Operation and Technology)

Name: Akeem Olatunji Adesina


Akeem Olatunji Adesina is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He is a graduate of Accounting and he also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

Akeem was the pioneer Head of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank from 2001 when the Bank was reconstructed from Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Limited (NIDB) to Bank of Industry Limited (BOI), this position he held till December 2013.

He was promoted to position of General Manager in January 2014 and he oversees the Operations and Technology Division. He supervises the Operations Group (Foreign, Domestic and Trade), Information Technology Group and Operational Excellence Group. He has attended several courses, training and conferences in Project Supervision, Finance, Management and International Financial Reporting Standards in different Countries all over the world. He has over 27 years of banking experience.

He sits on the Board of CCHub Growth Capital Limited, Kam Industries (Nig.) Limited among others.

DR.EZEKIEL OSENI. Chief Risk Officer
DR.EZEKIEL OSENI. Chief Risk Officer

Chief Risk Officer



Ezekiel Oseni, Ph.D. is the Chief Risk Officer of the Bank.. He supervised the design and implementation of the Bank’s Enterprise-wide Risk Management (ERM) Framework in 2013. His unwavering devotion to implementing the ERM framework contributed to  the Bank’s first ever rating of A- from a domestic rating agency (Agusto & Co.) in 2014. Under his watch as the Chief Risk Officer, the Bank in 2015 and 2016, was able to secure AA+ (nga) and Aa1 ratings from Fitch and Moody’s respectively. In 2016, the Bank was able to move the domestic rating by Agusto & Co. to A+. He has been able to ensure the automation of most of the Credit and Risk Asset Management processes in the Bank.

He was the pioneer Head of Internal Control and Audit Division.. He saw to the affairs of the Division for eight years before he was transferred to Risk Management Division of the Bank. Prior to his employment in Bank of Industry, he taught in several higher institutions in Nigeria including Ibadan Polytechnic, University of Ilorin, Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State University, Kwara State Polytechnic, Osun State College of Technology, Kano State Polytechnic and Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye. He is currently an adjunct lecturer at Department of Banking and Finance, University of Lagos, Nigeria where he teaches new business creation and entrepreneurship management on the postgraduate programme. He was also the Head, Internal Control Unit of former Citizens International Bank, Nigeria.

Ezekiel holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Accounting from University of Ilorin, Nigeria and a Ph.D. degree in Business and Applied Economics from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Associate member of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). He has published several articles in reputable academic journals across the globe.

Ezekiel is happily married to Dr. (Mrs.) Funmi Oseni and they are blessed with three boys.