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Mr. Bonaventure OkhaimoChief Operating Officer

Mr. Bonaventure Okhaimo has over 25 years banking experience spread across Diamond Bank, Stanbic IBTC, Standard Chartered Bank, FCMB Plc, Unity Bank Plc and has served as a Non-Executive Director with Unity Kapital Assurance (Now Veritas Assurance) PLC.


His vast industry experience includes, branch operations, branch management, leadership roles in Retail/SME Banking, Institutional Banking, Information Technology and Strategic Operations Service Delivery. Bonaventure’s extensive training over the years along with industry experience is a testament of his strategic, analytical and financial management competences along with negotiation and business development skills.


He has attended various credit and banking attachment programs with Standard Bank Limited, Johannesburg, South Africa and Standard Chartered Bank, Zimbabwe and Kenya. He has attended various managerial training, including the Executive Management training Program of the Queens Business School, Canada.


Mr. Bonaventure holds an LLB from the University of Benin and a BL from the Nigeria Law School, Lagos. He further obtained a PGD in Business Administration and later an MBA in Financial Management from the Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt and the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, respectively. He is also an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, the Nigeria Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration, Nigeria.