Barring any last-minute changes, Olasupo Olusi would become the new BOI MD.

President Tinubu has confirmed his appointment, and instructed that it takes immediate effect.


Bank of Industry

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr Olasupo Olusi as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Industry, BOI, for a term of four years in the first instance.


The appointment was announced on Thursday via a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale. The statement was issued in Abuja.

Ajuri said the appointment of Olusi followed the voluntary resignation of the former BOI Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Olukayode Pitan.


“Olusi has served as a World Bank economist and development finance expert over the past 20 years.

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“Between 2011 and 2015, Olusi served as the economic adviser to then Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance.

“He is an alumnus of Hull University, United Kingdom,” said the statement.


Olusi also obtained a Masters degree in International Money, Finance, and Investment.

Also he has a Doctorate in Finance & Economics from Durham University, United Kingdom, in 2005.


The President tasked the new BOI Chief Executive to ensure that Nigerians operating all sizes of enterprises across sectors were given fair and equitable access to much needed support.


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