OLAYINKA TIAMIYU - Chairman
Yinka Tiamiyu is a General Manager and Head, Group Internal Audit at Access Bank Plc . He obtained his first degree in Petroleum Engineering (B.Sc Petroleum Engineering) at Second Class Upper division and M.Sc in Industrial Engineering both at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Yinka as he is fondly called also has an MBA from the University of Lagos.
Before his foray into the Banking industry, Yinka had a stint with Arthur Anderson SC now KPMG Professional Services as a Senior Audit Officer and First Marina Trust Limited. Prior to joining Access Bank Plc in October 1999, he was made the Deputy Chief Inspector and later Head, Management Financial Control, and Systems & Control. Yinka left Access Bank Plc briefly between 2004 and 2005 to Universal Trust Bank where he became the Deputy General Manager in charge of Financial Control and Strategy. He rejoined Access Bank Plc in 2005 as a Senior Manager in charge of Risk Management and gradually has progressed to his present position. During his 16 years of professional banking experience, Yinka has attended many management courses and trainings both within and outside the country, some of which include: The Strategy Challenge by IMD, Singapore; Environmental Mgt. Training for Financial Intermediaries by African Development Bank; Innovation in Financial Markets/Money Markets; Credit Skills: Analysis & Management both by Euromoney; Strategic Alliances: Creating Growth Opportunities Program by The Wharton Business School, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; Leveraging Employee & Customer Satisfaction for Profit & Growth by Harvard Business School, Boston, U.S.A.; Risk Management in Banking by INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France and a host of others. Yinka has serverd the Association in various capacities namely: Ex-Efficio I, Chairman, Payment & Systems Committee, 2nd Vice Chairman and 1st Vice Chairman respectively.
Yinka's expertise and skills are visible in the area of Accounting, Auditing, Financial Control, and Credit and Enterprise Risk Management. He is very passionate about grooming subordinates in their chosen career so as to be able to face their day-to-day challenges and personal lives. He has interest in Sports, current affairs and enjoys reading business publications and other literatures.
UDUAK NELSON UDOH- 1st vice Chairman
Prior to joining FBN group in 2004 Uduak Nelson Udoh started his career with Price Waterhouse (Chartered Accounts) before proceeding to Nigeria International Bank (now Citibank) where he was a senior officer in the Treasury Operations Department. He joined Fidelity Bank as Department Head in charge of Treasury Operations, Domestic and Branch Operation, and International Operations and later Chief Inspector. He also served as Chief Inspector of Eagle Bank limited and later Head of Management Services and Group Head of Operations and IT.
He equally had a stint with Devcom Merchant Bank as the Chief Inspector, from where he joined FBN Group. Nelson is currently a Deputy General Manager and the Chief Audit Executive of the First Bank of Nigeria Limited, where he is saddled with the responsibility of managing the Risk Assurance and Advisory functions of the bank and its commercial banking group subsidiaries. He once was the Head, Corporate Audit and Subsidiaries in 2006 and also acted as the Chief Internal Auditor for 7 months before proceeding to Congo DR to re-structure the Audit and Control of a newly acquired subsidiary, BIC. On return to Nigeria, he joined the Market Transition Program for 6 months and had a hands-on training in the Emerging Corporate Department. Thereafter, he was appointed the Chief Compliance Officer in 2013 before his current role. Nelson had also served as the Treasurer and 2nd Vice Chairman respectively.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) and Fellow Chartered Accounts (FCA). Nelson is currently the 1st Vice Chairman of ACAEBIN.
FELIX IGBINOSA - 2nd Vice Chairman
Felix IGBINOSA is the Chief Audit Executive ofEcobank Nigeria. He has over two decades of active banking and financial services experience across several areas such as Banking Operations and Information Technology, Corporate Banking, Relationship Management, Branch Management, Project Management, Budgeting, Internal Control, Inspection, Corporate Services and General Administration. Before joining Ecobank Nigeria, he was the Group Head Special Duties, Group Executive Office of UBA before his appointment as the Regional Audit and Control Coordinator for UBA WAMZ, covering Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia, Divisional Head, Business Office Audits at UBA Plc between April 2012 and December 2013. He became the Divisional Head, Group Internal Control in 2014 providing strategic direction and Internal Control oversight over the Group's Operations in Nigeria, the 18 African Countries of presence, UBA CAPE (UK) and UBA New York (USA).
He worked at Omega bank Plc. (2000 -2006) as an Assistant General Manager/ Group Head, Banking Operations & IT, before the merger into Spring Bank Plc, where he was the pioneer Chief Inspector between 2006 and 2007. Prior to that time, he worked with Co-operative Development Bank Plc as Deputy Manager Finance and Accounts and Branch Manager for Abuja and Warri Branches between 1995 and 2000, before joining Continental Trust Bank Ltd as Head of Strategic Control in 2000. He trained and worked as a Chartered Accountant with Sulaimon & Co (Chartered Accountants) from 1984 to 1990, before joining Seven-UP Bottling Company Plc having served as the Senior Accountant/Deputy Chief Accountant later in 1990. He also worked at All States Trust Bank Plc from 1991 to 1994 and then had a short stint at Perennial Savings and Loans Ltd between June 1994 and July 2005.
Felix holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Federal Poly Auchi and a first degree in Business Management (B.A.BM) from University of Sunderland (United Kingdom) and an MBA from Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Nigeria. A Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI), Hon. Senior member Chartered Institute of Bankers (HCIB), member of Information Security Society Africa, Nigeria (ISSAN) and Information System Audit and Control Ass. (ISACA), (USA). Felix has formerly served as an Ex-Officio II and Treasurer of the Association before assuming the position of 2nd Vice Chairman.
Felix likes travelling as he has visited a number of Countries in Africa and beyond including, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Kenya, Chad, Benin, Togo, SA, Dubai, UK and USA.
He plays Golf and Lawn Tennis.
He is a Christian and married with children.
GBOYEGA SADIQ- Treasurer
He holds a first class B.Sc. (Honours) degree in Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He also holds post-graduate degrees in Economics and Public Administration.
Gboyega has had a distinguished banking career spanning over 25 years in Operations and Control and more recently Audit. Before joining UBA, he had worked at Citibank Nigeria (then Nigeria International Bank Limited) and Access Bank Plc where he occupied senior roles. Gboyega has served as Auditor and Ex-Officio II of ACAEBIN.
ANINA AMAH- Auditor
Aina Amah is a graduate of Economics from the University of Lagos. Holds an MBA from the University of Nicosia, Cyprus and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria with over fifteen years experience in the Financial Services sector of the Nigerian economy. She started her banking career in 2003 with Resort Savings & Loans Limited where she rose to the position of Head of Operations.
She left Resort Savings & Loans Limited in September 2007 to join United Mortgage Limited as the Pioneer Head of Internal Control Unit. A position she held until January 2016 when the institution went through a change of business model to convert to a Commercial Bank with Regional authorization. She was redeployed in 2017 to the Internal Audit department in the new bank – ProvidusBank Plc. Aina is the Auditor of the Association and an active member of the Interbank Arbitration and Research & Publication Committees
PRINCE OKENWA AKAMADU - Chairman, Research & Publication
Prince is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, (FCA), Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) and of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI)
Besides being member of the UK based International Compliance Association, he is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS),
Prince is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Leicester where he bagged a Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Finance. He had earlier acquired a B.Sc Degree in Accounting from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin and an MBA from ESUT Business School
He has over Seventeen (17) years banking experience spanning Credit Administration, Compliance, Internal Audit, Investigations and Internal Control in Standard Trust Bank Limited (STB), United Bank of Africa Plc (UBA), Bank PHB Plc and Keystone Bank Limited and now Heritage Bank Plc. He has attended several local and international courses, trainings and conferences. Prince was elected as the Chairman, Research and Publication Committee at the 2018 AGM in South Africa.
He is married to his lovely wife, Helen Okenwa Akamadu and God has blessed them with three boys, Ikemba, Ezeugo and Ugwumba.
ADEKUNLE ONITIRI - Chairman, Payment Systems
Adekunle Onitiri is the Chief Audit Executive of Wema Bank Plc,. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). He is also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in the United State. In addition, Kunle as he fondly called holds the ISACA's CISM Certification (Certified Information Security Manager), a Master Degree in Managerial Psychology from University of Ibadan and a Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate and Commercial Law of University of London. Before his election as the Chairman, Payment & Systems Committee, Kunle is a member of the Emerging Issues, Payment & Systems and Interbank Arbitration Committees
His foray into the banking Industry started over twenty years ago, covering Financial Control and Internal Audit.
DELE DOPEMU - Ex-officio I
B.sc Zoology (Science), FCA, CISA, ACIN, IIA
Dele has acquired over two decades' professional banking experience spanning across Risk Management, Internal Control, Internal Audit and banking operations. Prior to his current role as the Chief Internal Auditor, he was the Head, Quality Assurance Internal Audit Group in Access Bank where he was responsible for aligning the processes and procedures defined by the Board and Top Management in line with the best practice. As the Country Operating Officer in Access Bank Zambia, he was responsible for the Bank's operations and Information Technology. As the Chief Internal Auditor, Dele provides independent assurance to the Board of Directors and Senior Management on the quality and effectiveness of the Bank internal control, risk management, governance systems and processes. Upon joining ACAEBIN in 2017 as the Chief Audit Executive of Coronation Merchant Bank Limited, Dele's resourcefulness became visible for all to see as he was involved in almost every activity of the Association, providing strategic guidance and support. He brought his passion for photography into bear at the 2018 Offshore Training in South Africa, capturing every moment of that event - this quickly earned him the nickname 'Paparazzi.' He was nominated into the Executive Committee as Ex-Officio I on July 2020 to replace Azeez Bello who retired after years of meritorious service in the banking industry.
CYRIL OSHEKU - – Ex Officio II
Cyril is currently the Group Head of Internal Audit/Chief Audit Executive of Sterling Bank.
He is a certified professional with over 25 years' experience spanning banking operations, credit administration, procurement management, business combination, internal control, and internal audit. His banking career started in 1994 during his National Youth Service primary assignment with Union Bank Plc, which happened to be the same year he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
Thereafter, he joined Zenith Bank Plc, had a stint with Liberty Bank Plc before moving to NAL Bank Plc (now Sterling Bank Plc). Prior to his current role, he had successfully handled various senior management roles as Group Head of some strategic business units such as Banking Operations, Credit Administration and General Internal Services.
Cyril has undertaken various executive education programs from institutions such as Lagos Business School, London Business School (LBS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
He is an Accounting graduate with various academic prizes, including the best all-round student in the School of Management and Business Studies. He obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB) and a Certified Business Operations Professional (CBOP) as awarded by the International Academy of Project Management (IAPM).
By virtue of his appointment as the Chief Audit Executive of Sterling Bank in February 2018, Cyril became a member of the Association of Chief Audit Executives of Banks in Nigeria (ACAEBIN). Since then, he has been serving as a member of both the Research and Publication Committee and the Payment and Systems Committee. He was graciously appointed to join the Executive Committee (ExCo) of the Association as Ex-officio II in February 2021.