Otunba Stephen Abiodun Ojo
- Expertise: Finance & Administration
- Experience: 29 Years
Stephen Abiodun Ojo, FCA, was born on December 30, 1962 in Ilupeju-Ekiti. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN and has been a prolific financial guru in several capacities. He is currently the Executive Director, Finance & Administration, NICON Insurance Limited. NICON Insurance Limited is a Nigerian insurance company, the largest of its kind in Africa reputed to offer insurance policies on Life and Non-life covers.
My Professional Journey
In this capacity (as the Executive Director, Finance & Administration), Stephen Abiodun Ojo manages the day-to-day operations vis-à-vis financial and administrative matters of the company.
An experienced business/financial executive, he left Mobolaji Oluwa & Co (Chartered Accountants) in 1992 as Audit Manager to join the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) in December 1999- a place he also left as the Chief Finance Officer prior to his appointment as the Executive Director, Finance & Administration, NICON Insurance Limited in April 2015. Otunba Stephen was at several times, Executive Director, Finance & Accounts, Great Nigeria Insurance Plc (September 2005 to September 2006); Chief Finance Officer, NICON Insurance Limited (September 2006 to December 2007); Executive Director, Finance & Administration, Air Nigeria Limited (May 2010 to April 2011) and lately the Managing Partner of Stephen Abiodun Ojo & Co (Chartered Accountants) from 2011 to April 2015. He has managed several staff under his tutelage till date.
Prior to his current position, Otunba Stephen Abiodun Ojo has assisted in no small measures in the turn-around mechanisms of companies, budget planning and management, reduction in overheads, financial cum tax advisory roles.
Otunba Stephen Abiodun Ojo earned Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, FCA; Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants, FIMC; Fellow, Institute of Credit Administration, FICA; Fellow, Chartered Institute of Administration, FCIA; Associate member, Institute of Directors; Associate member, Nigeria Institute of Taxation; Associate member, Nigeria Institute of Management as well as Associate member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He has equally attended several local and international courses and conferences as they relate to his professional calling.
Added to the above, Otunba Stephen Abiodun Ojo is enlisted as Board Member of a number of companies currently. These companies include NICON Insurance Limited; Nigeria-Reinsurance; NICON Asset Management Company (NAMCO); Omiye Microfinance Bank, Ilupeju-Ekiti and Nigerian Electricity Supply Corporation (Nig) Limited. He is equally a former board member of the following companies- Great Nigeria Insurance Plc; Air Nigeria Limited and Ilupeju Ekiti Community Bank Limited.
The man with many feathers is also the Chairman of many companies which include Dam Oil Nigeria Limited; Trendy Hotels Limited; Streverem Communications Limited and Ephraim Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services.