A copy of the statement made available to Naijanewshub Newspaper on Thursday stated that Mr. Adewale Raji’s retirement follows ten (10) years of dedicated service as Group Managing Director of the forty-seven (47) year old conglomerate.
The statement further stated that as a Group Managing Director, he oversaw the Group’s return to a growth and profitability trajectory through strategic restructuring of the operating structure of the group to improve efficiency. During his two (2) tenures, the company grew Profit Before Tax (PBT) from N378 million (2013) to a high of N2.2 billion (2021), paid a total of N2.56 billion in dividends so far. The Company diversified into Agribusiness, Oil and Gas and other sectors through strategic partnerships, and repositioned the group’s key subsidiaries and assets.
Mr. Yinusa graduated with a B.Sc. Accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University, and holds both M.Sc. Economics and MBA (Finance) degrees from the University of Lagos. He is also an alumnus of the University of Cambridge, IMD, Switzerland and INSEAD, France where he attended top management programmes.