AKINGBOLA, Erastus Bankole Oladipo

Born October 26, 1950





Bankole Oladipo


Erastus Bankole Oladipo Akingbola, is a well-known Nigerian banker.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Anthonia Tolulope Odesanya
State of Origin: Ondo
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 3
Number of Female Children 1
Profession chartered banker, chartered secretary
Working Experience Intercontinental bank limited. , Barclays Bank (now Union Bank) , NAL Merchant Bank , First City Merchant (now Monument) Bank (FCMB) , Nigerian Intercontinental Merchant Bank Limited (NIMBL). , Associated Discount House Limited, , Intercontinental Securities , Tropics Finance and Investment Company Limited
Previous Appointments:

Joined as Cashier, Bank Clerk, Foreign Exchange Officer, Bills and Credit Officer, asst Accountant, Union Bank Nigeria PIc, 1971-77; excutive asst. to the Operations Manager NAL Merchant Bank Limited, 1977-78; snr. excutive asst., NAL Merchant Bank Limited, 1979; asst Manager, 1980; Deputy Manager, International Division, 1981-82; Manager, International Division’, 1982-84; Senior Manager, International Operations/Correspondent Banking Department, 1984-87; appointed Controller, Operations/ Correspondent Banking Department, 1984-87; Controller, Operations, First City Merchant Bank Ltd, 1987-89; md/ceo. Nigerian Intercon tinental Merchant Bank Ltd, (now Intercontinental Bank Ltd.) 1989- 1999; v-ch/ceo. Intercontinental Bank Ltd., since 1999. ch: Tropics Finance &Investment Company Ltd., since 1991; Associated Discount House Ltd, since 1993; dir. Gateway Bank Pic;


Chartered Institute ofBankers, London, 1988, Chartered Institute of Bankers, Nigeria, 1988; Nigerian Institute of Management, 1996; Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, 1997; v-presd. Lagos Business School Alumni Association, 1995; elected presd., Lagos Business School Alumni Association, 1998-2000

Christ's School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, 1965-69; University of Lagos, 1986... Harvard Business School.. Lagos Business School,

Member of the Order of the Niger, 2001

Zik’s Leadership Award,
Kwame Nkrumah Award

D.Sc Banking and Finance University of Calabar, 2002

One of the Ten Most outstanding Bankers of the year, 2000/ 2001; Business Day 2002; Dr. Nkrumah African Leadership Awards, 2004

reading, travelling, golf

Ikoyi Club; Metropolitan Club, Lagos; Recipient, Zik Prize for Professional Leadership instituted by Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre, 2004;

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