The new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Skye Bank Plc, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, has assured of the bank’s good health and stability.
A statement from the bank said Mr. Abiru gave the assurance shortly after taking over from his predecessor, Mr. Timothy Oguntayo, yesterday.
He said the bank’s fundamentals remained strong and virile, assuring customers and other stakeholders of the safety of their funds and investments.
The new Skye Bank boss said his team would leverage on the bank’s reputable information technology platform to make it not just a frontline retail and commercial bank, but an industry leader.
Abiru who outlined his vision for the bank said his team would harness the expertise and skill sets of employees and the reconstituted board to take Skye to new and higher heights. He noted that being a systematically important bank, Skye Bank occupies a sensitive role in the financial life of Nigerians and West Africa.
The CBN had on Monday approved the reconstitution of the board of Skye Bank Plc., and appointed Mr M.K. Ahmad and Mr. Tokunbo Abiru as the new chairman and managing director respectively. Other members of the reconstituted board are Bayo Sanni, Idris Yakubu, Markie Idowu and Abimbola Izu, all executive directors before now.
The reconstitution of the board followed the voluntary resignation of the former chairman, Dr. Tunde Ayeni and other non-executive directors of the bank.