Eterna Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Lamis Shehu Dikko as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Dikko was appointed to the Board of the company as a Non-Executive Director in October 2016.
He brings to the Board, vast corporate experience and a deep understanding of todayâ€™s governance environment.
According to a statement from the company, Dikko is a graduate of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU), Zaria, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School Leadership Programme and Queen Mary College, University of London.
Mr. Dikko started his career at the Kaduna State Radio as Producer of News and Current Affairs, from where he moved to the Nigerian Standard Newspaper as Sub-Editor.
He lectured briefly at College of Advanced Studies, Zaria before veering into the Banking Industry in 1986. He joined Intercity Bank PLC in 1998 as General Manager and rose to become the Bankâ€™s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer in 2001 - a position he occupied until 2005.
He subsequently joined Unity Bank Plc as Executive Director, Commercial Banking and later became the Chairman of the Board. He has served on several Boards including Enterprise Bank Limited.
He is currently the Chairman of the Infrastructure Bank Plc and a Non-Executive Director at Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc.