The Institute of Directors (IoD) has inducted three directors of the country’s leading engineering construction company, Julius Berger Nig. Plc as members.
The induction which took place at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island Lagos, began with an official charge for the new members by the IoD’s 1st Vice President, Chief Chris Okunowo.
The three directors inducted during the event are Alh. Zubairu Ibrahim Bayi, Mrs. Belinda Ajoke Disu and Mr. Tobias Meletschus alongside 63 others.
Congratulating the inductees the Chairman of the Governing Council of the institute, Alhaji Ahmed Rufai Mohammed urged them to proactively imbibe and practice the core values of corporate governance, which guarantees sustainable competitiveness and success for corporations. he also called them to engage in continuous learning and self-development to remain assets to their companies and the country.
In the same note, the guest speaker Dr. Andrew Nevine, applauded Julius Berger for being the driving propeller of the nation’s economy, stating that every director needs to be aware of modern technologies and engage them to enhance personal capacity for corporate utilization and success.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria was established in 1983 primarily for the professional development of leadership personnel, values and skills for the successful growth and management of companies and the society.
In 1997, the IoD Nigeria got officially affiliated to the IoD United Kingdom which was founded in 1903. The IoD Nigeria, as a prime leadership forum, enjoys the support of core market institutions, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as well as international multilateral organisations, such as the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
The IoD Nigeria was admitted as a member of the African Corporate Governance Network (ACGN) in February 2014.