An award presentation held by Forbes in conjuction with the Foreign Investment Network has given the Forbes Best of Africa Award to the Chief Executive Officer of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan.
The Award is created for business personalities with a record of creating and building great global businesses that have made far-reaching contributions to the development of Africa.
The online round table discussion had its focus on “Harnessing the Financial Resources and Social Capital of Philanthropy to Making a Lasting Impact” with the support of the World Philanthropy Network which features a keynote address by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the opening remarks was presented by Chairman, FIN, Mrs. Olayinka Fayomi.
A statement by Forbes states;
“Adesola Adeduntan believes strongly in the importance of doing well by doing good. In March 2020, he spoke at the Edinburgh School of Business about financial institutions’role as drivers of financial inclusion.”
“In his leadership role at FirstBank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank), Adeduntan is part of a 126-year legacy of sustained development-oriented services. FirstBank is the region’s foremost financial inclusion services provider.”