Bank Directors Association of Nigeria (BDAN) has elected Chairman of Ecobank, Olorogun Dr. Sonny F. Kuku, OFR, to lead the Association as President for the next two years.
BDAN is the umbrella body of non-executive directors of banks established to provide a forum for improving the knowledge and the competence of Bank Directors.
Kuku was elected at the 14th BDAN AGM recently held in Lagos, and he takes over from Chief Ferdinand Alabraba, who was elected President in 2009, and who also recently retired as Chairman of UBA PLC.
A highly accomplished and respected medical practitioner, Kuku is a Consultant physician & Endocrinologist and the head of Medicine and pathology at the prestigious Eko Hospital, where he also a partner.
He is also the current President of the prestigious Nigerian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Chairman Education Committee, Faculty of Medicine and Examiner and Chairman of the Faculty of Internal Medicine of the West African College of Physicians.
Also elected into the 12 member governing council of the Association are Chief Ope Bademosi, Dr (Mrs) Nike Akande and Mr. Nnamdi I. Oji.
BDAN is the umbrella body of non-executive directors of banks established to provide a forum for improving the knowledge and the competence of Bank Directors, thereby promoting honourable practice within the banking industry in Nigeria.
Established in 1997 under the auspices of the Financial Institutions Training Centre (FITC) supported by the Central Bank of Nigeria and Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, BDAN acts as organ of communication for and to represent members and their various banks in all or any of their relationship with government ministries, departments, agents, local/public authorities and trade Association.