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OYO: Makinde Names Ms Tara Adefope as Director-General, Due Process Office


Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has named Ms Tara Adefope as the Director-General, Due Process Office.

A release made available to newsmen on Friday by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, said Adefope’s letter of appointment, dated June 6, 2019 and signed by Chief of Staff Bisi Ilaka, indicated that the appointment takes immediate effect.

The new DG, Due Process Office is a United Kingdom (UK)-trained Lawyer,who holds an LLB Law (Hons) Degree from the University of Leicester and an MSc degree in Corporate Governance and Business Ethics from the Birkbeck University of London.

Ms Adefope is a professional with broad experience in Governance, Risk, Regulation and Compliance with experience spanning both the public and private sectors.

She began her career in the UK in a Governance Advisory firm and subsequently held other positions before her return to Nigeria where her career progressed within the banking sector as she held various positions within the remit of compliance.

Thereafter, she joined the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, where she led Corporate Governance activities in Nigeria and Ghana on the Africa Corporate Governance Programme.

The programme provides Corporate Governance interventions to companies, regulators, and market intermediaries across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Before her appointment, the new DG has held various consulting roles and has remained passionate about public and private sector development.


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