Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede Honoured With African Banker Lifetime Achievement Award ๐ŸŽŠ The Scoper Media

Aig-Imoukhuede Honoured with African Banker Lifetime Achievement Award
. Visits President William Ruto of Kenya

CHAIRMANof Access Holdings PLC and Coronation Group, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede,
has been honoured with the prestigious African Banker Lifetime Achievement Award.

This distinguished accolade was presented at the African Banker Awards gala dinner and awards ceremony held in Nairobi, Kenya, on the sidelines of the 2024 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank.Aig-Imoukhuedeโ€™s journey epitomises his dedication to transforming the African banking and financial landscape.

His illustrious career, spanning over three decades, has been marked by exceptional leadership and transformative accomplishments.

As the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank from 2002 to 2013, he led the lenderโ€™s transformation from a minor player into one of Nigeriaโ€™s top five banks, extending its presence to nine other African countries and the United Kingdom.
With a vision to democratise wealth creation opportunities for millions in Africa, Aigboje established Coronation Group โ€“ a conglomerate encompassing most aspects of investing, lending, and insurance with a presence in Nigeria and other African countries.

Speaking on the award, Aig-Imoukhuede said: โ€œThis award honours the collective efforts of over ten thousand talented individuals, mostly Africans whom I have had the privilege to work with throughout my journey.
As professionals, recognition spurs us to strive for greater levels of excellence. I am deeply humbled and motivated to continue contributing to Africaโ€™s growth and development.โ€
โ€œWe would like to honour your remarkable career achievements as a leader in Africa.

Today, Access Bank stands as a behemoth in African banking. As brilliantly described in your book, โ€œLeaving the Tarmacโ€ Access bank started its life as a third-tier bank, but your visionary leadership, as well as that of the late Herbert Wigwe, transformed it into an institution that commands immense respect and admiration,โ€ said Omar Ben Yedder, Group Publisher & Managing Director, African Banker.

As part of the celebration of his lifelong contributions to the African financial markets, Aig-Imoukhuede had the distinct privilege of a visit to His Excellency, President William Ruto, at the state house in Nairobi. Their discussions centred on strengthening financial markets, enhancing public sector effectiveness, and fostering sustainable economic growth across Africa.