Page Financials Appoints New Board Member
Page International Financial Services Limited, one of the leading financial services institutions has received the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria confirming the appointment of Dr. Umma Wali Yar’Adua to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
Speaking on the new appointment, the Chairman of Page Financials, Dr. Adewale Olawoyin, was quoted in a statement to have said: “Dr Yar’adua’s appointment is no mean feat based on our growth/ expansion strategy. Her expertise would be of immense value to drive Page Financials’ mandate as Nigeria’s foremost retail financial institution, combining innovation and technology to make access to finance easy and convenient for all Nigerians. “We look forward to benefiting from her impressive wealth of experience as well as her diverse expertise in the corporate arena.”
Yar’Adua holds a Bachelors’ and Masters’ Degrees from the University of Ibadan and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, respectively.
She combines her unique skills as a gynecologist and obstetrician with her interest in public policy, employing her extensive clinical training and experience to identify areas of gender inequality and to manage health risks particular to women, including maternal mortality.
She has consulted extensively with both the World bank and IFC on issues relating to Women’s health and access to funding within the health sector and financial inclusion for Women.
Page International Financial Services Limited is an innovative retail finance institution (Licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria) and commenced business operations in 2014, offering a range of retail and corporate products and services to suit the financial requirements of her diverse clientele.