The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has confirmed the appointment of Aminu Babangida as Chairman of Unity Bank Plc.
The bank’s management in a notice posted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) website, had on Thursday announced its appointment of Aminu, son of former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida.
The notice, signed by Company Secretary Mohammed Shehu, said Aminu Babangida will succeed Thomas Etuh who retired from the bank recently.
A brief biography of the new chairman of Unity Bank posted on the bank’s website said that Babangida is an entrepreneur, a co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Energy, Abuja and team member of the El-Amin International School, Minna.
He has also worked on the trading floor of Trafigura BV, London, UK.
Babangida was appointed to the board of Unity Bank Plc in 2011.
He attended Regents Business School, London and Westminster Business School London where he obtained a BA in international Business and MA in International Business Management, respectively.