Congratulations!! to one of our own – board member at Idimbok International, Bode Oyetunde is now the Executive Director for Nigeria at the African Development Bank. We look forward to new opportunities for him to continue supporting Nigeria across all sectors including the public health space.
Our board member Dr. Oyetunde, a sound legal, financial, and tax developmental expert trained in the United Kingdom and has held very high positions for Standard Bank (Stanbic) and KPMG. Recently and currently, he works with the presidency in Nigeria in an advisory position. He also advising Idimbok international in his areas of expertise as well as inputs about how to survive the current environmental challenges in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Oyebode Oyetunde as Executive Director for Nigeria at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.
Before the appointment, Oyetunde was Senior Special Assistant to the President on Finance and Fiscal Policy as well as Legal Matters in the Office of the Chief of Staff to President. He was also Special Adviser (Fiscal Policy) to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning.
”Oyetunde, a Fiscal/Development expert, is a Ph.D graduate of Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London and has a Law and Accounting Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
According to the presidential aide, Oyetunde is taking over from Dr. Bright Okogu whose tenure will come to an end at the bank on May 15, 2021, having served as a two-time Executive Director.
” The position of the Executive Director in AfDB is strategic as it affords Nigeria the opportunity to be in the forefront when key policy decisions are taken regarding the African region, “Dr. Oyetunde is one of the functionaries who worked assiduously for the finalization of the Federal Budgets and the Finance Bills among others. He has the competence, experience and pedigree to fit into the office.”