IoD honours Dangote, others

The Institute of Directors has said it will honour the Chairman of Dangote Group , Alhaji Aliko Dangote ; the Chairman of Zinox Technologies , Chief Leo Stan Ekeh ; and a distinguished accountant, Chief Akintola Williams.
Dangote , Eke and Williams, the institute said, would be honoured during the investiture of Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed in Lagos as the 15 th President and chairman of the IoD Council.
The IoD ’s Corporate Communications Officer , Mrs. Afoma Igbedion , said in a statement on Thursday that the event would attract no fewer than 250 eminent personalities and would have the Emir of Kano , Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the Special Guest of Honour , while the Partner Emeritus of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr . Rob Newsome , would be the guest speaker .
“ The new IoD President , Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed, is a professional investment manager and seasoned administrator with over 30 years of experience in project development and portfolio management .
“ He is currently the executive vice - chairman of Northbridge Investment and Trust Ltd . ; Chairman , Northbridge Micro Finance Bank Limited and a director on the board of Royal Exchange Plc , ” the statement read .