Profile Of Members Of The Board

Managing the affairs of Bosak Microfinance Bank Limited are seasoned and qualified professionals of high integrity with many years of training and experience in microfinance banking. Members of the Board of Directors are:

SAMUEL BABALOLA OWOEYE, IOD

Mr. Samuel Babalola Owoeye, IOD (Chairman) – He is an industrialist par excellence since pioneering several businesses in the last forty-five (45) years. He has had a successful career as an entrepreneur having been a major player in the baking and baking equipment importation and assembly industry. He is the Nigeria Country Director of Trevo Africa Concept Limited, a United States of America based major player in the global Multi Level Marketing business. He was a major shareholder and promoter of the defunct North-South Bank. Over the years he has co-pioneered and co-promoted a number of financial institutions.

He is a member of the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors of Bosak Grassroots Empowerment Initiative and Bask Health Management Limited respectively. Samuel is an Alumnus of the School of Africa Microfinance, Kenya.

KOLA BELLO, ACA

Mr. Kola Bello, ACA (Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer) - He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a Certified Microfinance Practitioner by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He holds a Second Class Upper honours degree in Accounting from Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University). Kola has about fifteen years experience in banking with strong competence in Asset and Liability Management (ALM), Risk Management and Microfinance operations. He has attended several trainings and workshops on Credit and Marketing, Asset and Liability Management, Customer Service and Relationship Management and Microfinance.

He is an Alumnus of the Boulder Microfinance Institute, USA and the School of Africa Microfinance, Kenya and member of the Boards of Bosak Grassroots Empowerment Initiative and Bask Health Management Limited.

ERNEST AISUEBEOGUN, FCA

Mr. Ernest Aliu Aisuebeogun, FCA (Director) – He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant with about forty (40) years post qualification experience. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School (LBS) Senior Management Programme (SMP) and the School of Africa Microfinance among numerous other senior management courses. He started his accounting career with Eyewumi Rone & Co. (Chartered Accountants) in 1978 before moving to Dafinone & Co. (Chartered Accountants) in 1981. In the course of his career, he has carried out a handful of research which includes Privatization and Commercialization of Government Corporations in Nigeria. He was until recently the Executive Director (Finance) in DTV & Co. Ltd., a leading Italian construction company in Nigeria.

He is a member of the Boards of Bosak Grassroots Empowerment Initiative and Bask Health Management Limited.

VICTOR AJILEYE ORE

Mr. Victor Ajileye Ore (Director) - He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Master of Science Degree also in Geography from University of Lagos. He has close to three decades experience in oil equipment servicing and engineering having served as the pioneer Managing Director of OCO Industrial Services Limited since inception in 1996 till date. Prior to this time, he worked with the Federal Ministry of Education and the Department of State Security Service. His vast experience in policy development, board room practices, business development and corporate governance continues to be of great value to the Bank.

Victor is a member of the Boards of Bosak Grassroots Empowerment Initiative and Bask Health Management Limited.

ARC. BOLAJI AYODELE BALOGUN, mni

Arc. Bolaji Ayodele Balogun, mni (Director) - He obtained  Masters of Science degree in Architecture from Belarusian State University/Institute, Minsk USSR, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Computer Planning from University of East Anglia Norwich, UK. He also attended the Nigerian Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru near Jos and the Hastings Business Training School, Hastings UK. He is a member of numerous professional bodies among which are Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). He worked with the Belarusian State, (Minsk) Town Planning Authority (Public Building Section), Minsk Belarus and the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) where he served in various departments and capacities, rising to the position of Director (Physical Planning) a position he held till his retirement from public service in 2015.

Arc. Balogun who serves as a Consultant Architect to numerous organizations speaks Russian fluently. His broad knowledge base, diverse experience and wide business and social contacts are of enormous significance as he serves as the Chairman, Board Establishment Committee of Bosak Microfinance Bank Limited. He is also a member of the Boards of Bosak Grassroots Empowerment Initiative and Bask Health Management Limited.

HAMISU ABDULLAHI, ACCA

Hamisu Abdullahi (ACCA) is a qualified member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from University of Leicester, United Kingdom.

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He is also an alumnus of the Lagos Business School and the IMD Lausane, Switzerland.

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He has over fifteen years experience in banking rising to the position of Assistant Vice president in charge of Commercial Banking of thirty-three (33) branches.