The CIT Microfinance Bank Board of Directors is comprised of a wealth of experience with real world applications.
Led by our Chairman, Eng. Jerome F.Bello, CIT Microfinance Bank has a world-class board, which provides the Bank with a wealth of experience in banking and business.
Take a moment to get to know each of them. They are here to serve our community’s greatest good…your greatest good.
Welcome to Our Bank!
Eng. Jerome BelloChairman
A seasoned engineer and a renowned brewer, Engr. Bello’s career spans over 47 years with both multinational and international corporations within and outside Nigeria.
A brilliant scholar, he holds an M.Sc in Brewing Science from the Birmingham, University, UK and a Higher National Diploma from the Bolton Institute of Technology, USA, after acquiring his B.Sc Degree in Electrical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University in 1970.
Engr. Bello, at various times, had worked with the Nigerian Breweries Plc. On account of his excellent performance, he served at different senior management levels with the world class Heineken Group, Holland and later retired as the Human Resource Director of the Nigerian Breweries in 2004.
A passionate golfer and sportsman, Engr. Bello is on the Board of several international and local companies. His vast experience is of tremendous importance to the company.
Arc. David AdegbiteDirector
With over 31 years of professional experience in the private practice of Architecture. He has over the years, been involved in remarkable projects and has tremendous experience in various businesses.
He has vast knowledge of the Capital and Money market. He readily lends his experience and professional services in support of Capitalfield Investment Group Ltd. He is the Principal Architect of Davidson Konsult, the MD/CEO of De-Davidson Investment Limited and a director of Misty-Kay Ventures. He is also on the Board of several other companies.
Raphael Femi LewuGroup Managing Director
A Solicitor and Advocate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he holds an LLM degree from the University of Lagos, Nigeria with specialization in Secured Credit transactions and Comparative Company Law.
He has had over two decades of work experience in various financial institutions. He cut his teeth in Banking at Nigerian American Merchant Bank Limited and thereafter worked at various times with Victory Merchant Bank Ltd., Industrial & General Insurance Co. Ltd, Standard Trust Bank Ltd and Asset Plus Finance Ltd where he resigned as an Executive Director.
Over the years, he has acquired vast skills and experience in legal and corporate services, equipment leasing, corporate banking and credit administration. He has attended various courses and seminars in various areas of banking, credit, Equipment leasing and Energy, amongst others.
He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA); the Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN) an Associate Member of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria and the Institute of Directors (IOD).
He holds an MBA degree from Business School Netherlands (BSN) and is adequately equipped for transformational leadership with various certifications (CLS, BSSE, and LCOR) from Harvard Business School. He is also an alumni of Lagos Business School.
He is an entrepreneur with a passion for building strategic business enterprises with a great drive for excellence on all levels.
Sir Benjamin O WilcoxDirector
He obtained his BSc Business Administration (Cum Laude) degree and MBA Finance at the University of Minnesota, USA where he won the Exxon outstanding student award in Finance. He is a seasoned technocrat, accomplished entrepreneur and financial consultant with a wealth of experience spanning over 36 years.
His professional career started with a brief stint as Research/Teaching Assistant with the University of Minnesota after which he joined Burroughs Corporation, Ford Motor Company, NNPC and OPEC.
Sir Wilcox is an experienced Management Consultant with diverse business interests and serves as non- executive director on the board of several companies in Nigeria. He is a knight of the order of Saint Christopher and a Justice of Peace (JP)) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
With a career spanning over 30 years, he has served in senior management positions in sales/marketing and HR departments of blue chip companies within the manufacturing sector of the Nigerian economy.
He began his career as a Management trainee (sales) at Berec Nigeria Limited in 1979 and rose to become the Area Manager (North before joining West African Portland Cement Plc (now Lafarge WAPCo)where during an almost 25 year stint, he started out as the manager(North and then West) before cross- functioning to Human Resources.
Mr.Dele Daada retired from the Board of Lafarge WAPCo as the pioneer HR Director, after previously serving as HR Manager (Sagamu Branch), Company Personnel Manager and General Manager Human Resources.
Mr. Kingsley EremionkhaleAg. Managing Director
A seasoned and certified Microfinance practitioner he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from the ObafemiAwolowo University Ile-Ife, and a Post Graduate Degree in Financial Management (PGD), also from the ObafemiAwolowo University Ile-Ife.
He is a Chartered Accountant and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Kingsley trained with Ayo Ajayi-Obe & Co and Coker Isa & Co (London) and had a brief stint with Professional Solutions Limited, a world bank accredited IT consulting outfit.
He has over 15 years post-graduation work experience including 7 years in microfinance industry and worked in marketing and Credit/Risk departments of the Citiserve MFB Ltd and Susu MFB. Kingsley joined CIT MFB in August 2014 as the Head of Business Development.