The Chartered Institute of Directors Nigeria (CIoD Nigeria) has concluded plans to invest Alhaji Tijjani Mohammed Borodo, as its new president to steer the ship of the institute and take charge of its affairs for the next two years.
CIoD Nigeria is the premier corporate governance institute and a promoter of ethical professional standards in Nigeria.
This development followed the expiration of the tenure of office of Dr Ije Jidenma, after she meritoriously served the institute in the same capacity for two years.
The director general/ chief executive officer of CIoD Nigeria said: “the high-profile event is scheduled to hold on Thursday 14th September, 2023 in Victoria Island, Lagos by 6pm prompt.
“You would recall that Alhaji Borodo emerged as President after a duly conducted election at the Institute’s 39th Annual General Meeting on Thursday 22nd June 2023 at the Institute’s Secretariat, Ikoyi, Lagos”
He continued that Alhaji Borodo, a fellow of the Institute of Directors Nigeria, a distinguished lawyer and the pioneer company secretary of FBN Holdings Plc., is an astute boardroom executive who has served the institute previously in various capacities such as first vice president, second vice president, chairman, Finance & General-Purpose Committee, chairman, Membership and Branch Development Committee and Honorary Legal adviser among others.
Alhaji Tijjani Borodo is the founder and principal partner at Tijjani M. Borodo & Associates Law Firm and an accomplished board executive of repute. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA), member of International Bar Association (IBA) and an Alumnus of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and University of Essex, United Kingdom.
He is also an Independent Non-Executive director at Cowry Asset Management Limited, Signature Bank Limited and Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited.