The closing gong at the Nigerian Stock Exchange today featured Haruna Jalo Waziri who resumed on the 1st of October as the Chief Executive of the Central Securities & Clearing System, Adeolu Bajomo who resigned this month of November as a Director at the NSE for Market Operations, The CEO of the Exchange, Oscar Onyeama, Abimbola Ogunbajo who was elected to be the President of the Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in October, taking over from former Group Managing Director of Access Bank, Aig Imokhuede.
Today the markets closed at 36,634.89 points with strong gains from BOCGAS, PZ, AG Leventis & 7up. Adeolu Bajomo five year term was renewed on the 1st of March 2017, his early departure 8months into his new term suggests that the new board of the exchange is ready to move in a different direction towards improving systems optimization, greater transparency, deepening market depth of participants, improving access to research and data and broadening the companies quoted on the exchange. Prior to joining the Nigeria Stock Exchange, Ade Bajomo worked for Barclays Bank as the Head of Africa & Indian Ocean, Technology at Fortis Bank, Head of Technology Systems & Strategy at Pearl Insurance Uk.
Haruna Jalo Waziri until his appointment as the new Head of the Central Securities & Clearing Systems on November 1, 2017 was the Executive Director Capital Markets, with 18 years of experience in deal orientation, regulation, execution as well as fund management. He had worked with Afrinvest, Securities & Exchange Commission & UBA Asset Management.