Management Team

Head, Credit

Mr. Okorie Joshua is a Banker with Over 16 years Banking Experience. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering (Computer Engineering Option) and Msc Information Technology. He is a Certified Microfinance Banker (MCB) and a Member of the Nigerian Computer Society (NCS). He has worked in various departments in financial institutions ranging from Information Technology (IT), Operations and he is currently the Head of Credit and Marketing.

James Aboshemi - Head, Operations
Head, Operations
James Aboshemi - Head, Operations

James Aboshemi – Head, Operations

Mr. James Aboshemi is an experienced banker with over 16 years banking experience in various financial institutions ranging from Commercial to Microfinance banks. He holds Higher National Diploma with a Distinction in Marketing from the Federal Polytechnic Auchi and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Benin, Nigeria. He is an Associate member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (Chartered) as well as Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria. He is also a Certified Microfinance Banker of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.
His experience covers Customer Service, Marketing and Business Development, Credits Analysis and Core banking Operations. He has attended various seminars, courses/training, workshops/conferences and capacity building programmes in banking operations and organisational/business management. Mr. Aboshemi is currently with the BOI Microfinance Bank Limited (subsidiary of Bank of Industry) as Head of Operations.

Yasir Ridwan - Head Audit
Head, Internal Audit / Compliance
Yasir Ridwan - Head Audit

Yasir Ridwan – Head Audit

Ridwan is a graduate of Accounting from the University of Ilorin and Moshood Abiola Polytecnic. He trained with Olutayo Obadina & Co Chartered Accounts where he acquired audit & tax experience. He has also been trained by the Central Bank of Nigeria in post examination monitoring of microfinance banks in Nigeria. Ridwan has about 9 years experience and currently working with BOI Microfinance Bank Limited (Subsidiary of Bank of Industry) as the Head, Internal control/Compliance unit. On a professional level, he is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria,is an Associate member of Institute Chartered of Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a student member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors U.K

Kufre Uwah - Head IT
Head, Information Technology
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Kufre Uwah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Calabar He has over 12 years banking experience, the experience spans across different competency areas including IT strategy development and implementation, project management, process review and design, network management and diagnostic, cloud computing, web design and database management. Kufre has attended several courses including process analysis and design, Software development and management and business performance improvement. He is a Certified Microfinance Banker with the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).

Chijoke Oke
Head Finance & Accounts
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Chijoke Oke

Mr. Chijioke Okeh is a Graduate of Accountancy from Imo State University and currently on his MBA program. He is a Certified Microfinance Banker of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and a student member of Chartered Institute of Accountants of Nigeria. He has over 9 years of cross industry experience ranging from manufacturing, financial investment and banking. He is currently Head, Finance and Accounts, BOI Microfinance Bank Ltd.

Azuka Okofu - Managing Director
Managing Director
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Mr. Okofu is a seasoned banker with local and international experience spanning over fifteen years. He has a B.Sc degree in Physics with honors from the University of Ibadan and an MBA (Management) from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife.  He also received a Master degree in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University, Waltham/Boston Massachusetts-USA. He is a Hassenfeld Fellow and a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

His experience covers Core Banking Operations; Customer Service, Retail & Commercial Banking, Credit Analysis, Strategy & Execution, Marketing & Business Development, Operational Risk Management, Organizational Development and Business Management.