Tinubu Appoints 36-Year-Old To Head Important Government Agency [PHOTO]

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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President Bola Tinubu has given his approval for Engineer Uzoma Nwagba to become the new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Consumer Credit Corporation (CREDICORP).

The announcement was made by Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in a press statement released on Friday.

Ngelale mentioned that the appointment demonstrates President Tinubu’s dedication to promoting financial inclusion and economic prosperity for the majority of Nigerians.

Engineer Nwagba, who is 36 years old, has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a first-class Bachelor of Engineering from Howard University in Washington, DC.

Prior to his new role at CREDICORP, Engineer Nwagba was the Chief Operating Officer of the Bank of Industry (BoI), where he was in charge of micro-credit and other financial initiatives.

Prior to his current position, Engineer Nwagba served as a senior investment associate at the African Capital Alliance, where he focused on financial services.

Before transitioning to finance, Engineer Nwagba was a Software Engineer at Microsoft. In this role, he led teams that developed enterprise and mobile software for emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, and Nigeria.

President Tinubu believes that Engineer Nwagba’s background in finance and technology will help him improve access to credit for all Nigerians, promote financial inclusion, and enhance the overall quality of life in Nigeria.

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