Thursday, 12 November 2015

8 Things To Know About Adeosun, Nigeria’s Minister Of Finance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, November 11, finally inaugurated 36 ministers who were recently screened and cleared by the Senate.

Mrs Kemi Adeosun from Ogun state has been appointed as Nigeria’s new minister of finance.

Chat212 brings to you 8 things you should know about her:

1. She was born 9th March, 1967, in London, United Kingdom.

2. She is the third, among four children, born by her father who is a civil servant.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of East London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Financial Management from the University of London.

She was appointed the Commissioner of Finance in Ogun state, from 2011 – 2015.

5. Adeosun is a member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants, England and Wales, as well as Nigeria.

6. She worked as Accounting assistant at British Telecom Company, London, from 1989 – 1990 and Senior audit officer at Goodman Jones, London, from 1990- 1993, Internal Audit at London Underground Limited, London, 1994 – 1995 and Manager Internal Audit, Prism Consulting from 1996 – 2000.

7. She was a Senior Manager at the Price Waterhouse Coopers, London, from 2000- 2002, joined Chapel Hill Denham Management as a financial controller in 2002 and left the organisation as Managing Director in 2010.

8. She also worked with Quo Vadis Partnership as Managing Director, from June 2010 – June 2011 before her appointment as the Commissioner of Finance in Ogun state.