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Idigbe Replaces Ibru as Ikeja Hotel Chairman

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Anthony Idigbe, has been elected as the new Chairman of Ikeja Hotel Plc.

Mr Idigbe replaces Mr Goodie Minabo Ibru, who retired few months ago.

It was gathered that Mr Idigbe was elected as Chairman of the hospitality firm at a meeting of the board of directors of Ikeja Hotel Plc held on Monday, May 15, 2017, at the Sheraton Hotel Ikeja.

During the meeting, some individuals were elected into different positions in the company, including

Abatcha Bulama, Toke Ibru, Ufuoma Ibru, Alex Thomopholus, Waheed Olagunju, Kunle Aluko and Fadeke Alamutu.

A statement signed by Mr Idigbe said the Company Secretary stepped down, adding that the board would take steps to appoint a replacement.

“At the meeting, decisions as to the composition of the board itself and the membership of the board committees were taken.

“The issue of the board membership of Mr Yakubu Disu was referred to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for clarification and further directive. Pending such directive, he remains on the board.

“It was agreed by all present that it was necessary for the company to review its business plan and strategic vision and chart a new way forward for the mutual benefit of all its stakeholders in line with the highest standards of corporate governance,” the statement said.

The Chairman said the “The board thanked the retiring directors for the service to the company” and they include Goodie Minabo Ibru, Oba Otudeko and Rasheed Olaoluwa, who was replaced.

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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