Tijjani Borodo was appointed Company Secretary, FBN Holdings Plc in September 2012. Before this appointment, he was the Company Secretary for First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank). His career at FirstBank spans over 26 years and he has occupied various managerial positions within the Bank. He was in charge of the Bank’s Secretariat as well as the Secretary to the Board of Directors and Annual General Meeting for 14 years. Before joining FirstBank, he served with the Ministry of Justice, Kano state and rose to the position of Director, Public Prosecutions.
Tijjani brings his wealth of experience to bear on the Board of FBN Holdings Plc. He is a Fellow, Institute of Directors, Nigeria and the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria; Member, International Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association, and an Honorary Senior Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. He has attended courses and programmes in various first-rate business and management schools abroad, including Harvard Business School, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Kellogg School of Management, Illinois and the London College of Management Studies. Tijjani is married with four children and loves swimming, listening to music and travelling.