Adebayo Adekola Adelabu, CBN Deputy Governor
, Adekola Adelabu is the new Central Bank of Nigeria
, CBN Deputy Governor designate.
Adelabu holds a first class degree in accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN.
has a combined 18 years professional experience in Banking, Audit and Management Consulting.
professional training at Price-Water-house Ooopers
, an international firm of Chartered Accountants
and Management Consultants where he
worked for seven years.
While in the company, he
led and managed various audit and consultancy engagements for large banks and non-bank financial institutions within and outside Nigeria.
Adelabu was also on secondment to the CBN for one year in 1999, when he led the finance team on the famous CBN re-engineering and corporate renewal project tagged "Project Eagles.
in 2000 as an audit manager and senior consultant to join First Atlantic
Bank as Financial Controller and group Head of Risk Management and Control.
Adelabu also held various other positions while in First Atlantic Bank including the Chief Inspector of the bank in 2002 and Group head of national public sector business in 2003.
joined First Bank in August 2003 as a Senior Manager and head of Reporting Unit in the finance and performance management department of the bank.
Adelabu was promoted principal manager in 2005 and became the pioneer head of the budget and performance management department, BPM in January, 2006.
Adelabu left First Bank temporarily in September 2007 to join Standard Chartered Bank as a General Manager and Regional Head of Business Finance of the bank for West Africa, covering six countries.