Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of First bank, Adesola Adeduntan, is among those that will be honoured for Forbes Best of Africa awards.
Other prominent business leaders on the list included:CEO of Ocean Marine Security Ltd, Idahosa Wells Okunbo as well as founder and executive chairman of Online Integrated Solutions Ltd, Mahmood Ahmadu.
The iconic event will hold September 11,2020.
The virtual event will be held in conjunction with Foreign Investment Network (FIN) and will be an online roundtable discussion to be supported by the World Philanthropy Network .
It will also feature former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, as the keynote speaker.
Adeduntan is a visionary leader and an achiever to be reckoned with in the financial services space.
He earlier in the year bagged the much-coveted and celebrated Cranfield University School of Management Distinguished Alumnus of the year Award.
A veteran in the banking world and a veterinary doctor by training, he strongly believes in the importance of doing well by doing good.
In March 2020, he spoke at the Edinburgh School of Business about financial institutions’ role as drivers of financial inclusion.
In his leadership role at First Bank of Nigeria Limited , Adeduntan is part of a 126-year legacy of sustained development-oriented services.
Also, in a recent media intelligence report presented by P+ Measurement Services, he topped the list of most prominent and reputable Nigerian banking CEOs in Q2 2020.