Ms. Bashirat Odunewu – Group Executive of International Banking Group, First Bank of Nigeria
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Ms. Bashirat O. Odunewu has been Group Executive of International Banking Group at First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. since January 2016. She has been a Director of FBN Bank (DRC) Ltd. and FBNBank Ghana Ltd. since 2018. Ms. Odunewu served as Executive Vice President of Institutional Banking at First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. Ms. Odunewu served as a General Manager of FinBank Plc (alternate name, First Inland Bank Plc) and also served as its Principal Associate Director. She served as Business Development Manager of Apapa I at FBN Holdings Plc (Formerly Known as First Bank of Nigeria Plc). She served as a Deputy General Manager of FBN Holdings Plc. She commenced her career at Akintola Williams & Co. (Chartered Accountants) where she trained and qualified as an Accountant and later worked with Continental Merchant Bank Plc and Nigerian Intercontinental Merchant Bank Limited before joining First Atlantic Bank Plc. She is the Zonal Director, Lagos Island. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (1989) and several other professional bodies. Ms. Odunewu attended the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England for her Bachelor of Science degree (1983) and the University of London Imperial College of Science and Technology, London for her Master of Science degree in Advanced Technology and Development (1984).