Ernest Ndukwe resigns from Access Bank board




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Dr Ernest Ndukwe

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma

Lagos – Access Plc, on Tuesday, announced resignation of Dr Ernest Ndukwe as an independent Non-Executive Director from its board.

This was contained in a statement issued by Mr Sunday Ekwochi, the ’s Company Secretary and posted on Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) website.

Board of Directors of Access hereby announces that Ndukwe has indicated his intention not to seek re-election during bank’s 2020 AGM.

“Accordingly, he has resigned from board, effective March 31, 2020, to enable him focus on his current and additional responsibilities.

“Ndukwe has confirmed that he has no disagreement with the board and there are no issues relating to his resignation that needs to be brought to the attention of the ’s shareholders or the regulatory authorities.

“The board is identifying the right candidate to fill the resultant vacancy as soon as possible, and further announcement will be made in this regard, in due course,” the statement said.

The board expressed its appreciation to Ndukwe for his “immense contributions to the these past years”.

(NAN)