Eterna plc appoints Lamis Shehu Diko as chairman of the board

Lance Loeffler

Eterna old has announced the appointment of Mr.  Lamis Shehu Diko as the chairman of its board of directors.

Mr.  Shehu  was appointed to the Board of Directors of the company as a Non Executive Member in October 2016. He brings to the board,  vast corporate experience and deep understanding of today’s governance environment.

He is a graduate of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained a bachelor’s of science degree in Economics.  He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business school Leadership program and Queen Mary College., University of London.

Mr. Dicko started his career at the Kaduna State radio as a producer of news and current affairs , from where he moved to the Nigerian Standard news paper as a Sub-editor . He lectured briefly at college of advanced studies, Zaria, before veering into the banking industry in 1986.

He joined Intercity Bank Plc  in 1989 as General Manager and rose to become  the Bank’s Managing dDrector / Chief Executive Officer in 2001.

He subsequently joined Unity Bank plc as Executive  Director, Commercial Banking and later became the Chairman of the Board.

He has served on several boards including Enterprise Bank Limited . He is currently the chairman of infrastructure bank plc and a Non-Executive Director at the Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc.