2023 Governorship Contest: Chronicling Adebanji David Jimoh to Kogi Electorate

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Frontline All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi gubernatorial aspirant, Adebanji David Jimoh, is a reputable and leading global expert on financial investment, literacy and risk management.

Born 56 years ago into the industrious and inimitable family of Late Pa Jimoh Owogbemile from Kabba extraction.

David is a product of the prestigious St. Augustine’s College and St. Barnaba’s College Kabba, both in former Oyi Local Government Area of Kwara, now Kogi State.

The very young, highly versatile, hardworking and brilliant Adebanji is an alumni of University of Ibadan, graduating with 2nd Class Honours (Upper Division) Economics in 1990.

In furtherance of higher education and knowledge, he enrolled with Bayero University, Kano where he obtained his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in 2001.

His work experience spans over 30 years uninterrupted in finance and sales.

He worked with VT Leasing Coy. Lagos over 3 years as an associate and doubles as Head, Credit Administration Department.

In his unquenchable quest to attain the pinnacle of his professional career, he joined the defunct Chartered Bank, now Stanbic IBTC, making his footprint worthwhile between 1996 – 1999.

In view of his innate proficiency, proactivity and multiple competencies, he was on the payroll of numerous banks including but not limited to – Standard Trust Bank (STB) 1999, City Express Bank (1999 – 2001), Global Bank- part of the Intercontinental Group (2001- 2003), Ecobank (2003 – 2006), United Bank for Africa (UBA), (2006 – 2007), Access Bank (2007 – 2009), Union Bank of Nigeria (2009 – 2020).

He currently works with Access Bank as the Regional Sales Director (North Central, North East & FCT Abuja).

The entrepreneurial savvy and financial wizard is a non-executive director on the Board of Access Insurance Brokers.

Over the years, in his meritorious banking sojourn, he has attended various courses within the shores and outside the country. One of particular mention is Executive Leadership Program 2020, South Africa, Mykinsey.

A Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria, (FICA) and Honourary Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers (HCIB).

The community developer, business oriented and philanthropist of immense repute is happily married with firebrand children.

An avid sport enthusiast, quintessentially religious and humane Dave is vying for the forthcoming Kogi State governorship primary under the auspices of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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