President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of congratulations to the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank Nigeria Plc, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, on his recognition by Cranfield University, one of the most prestigious citadels of learning in Europe.
Buhari greets Adeduntan, First Bank GMD on honor by Cranfield University
The President’s message, by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) noted that Adeduntan will on Wednesday, June 22, be conferred with Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, and will deliver a short address to the graduating class of the university, a development which the President described as “another testament to the fact that Nigeria is blessed with the brightest and the best in all areas of human endeavor.”
President Buhari lauded Adeduntan for being a role model to the younger generation, showing that hard work pays, and with resourcefulness and doggedness, great heights are achievable.
The First Bank MD holds the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Ibadan, Master’s in Business Administration from Cranfield University, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), as well as Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
The President also sent his best wishes to Dr Adeduntan and his family as the accomplished banker hoists Nigeria’s flag proudly to receive an honor Cranfield University says is being given in recognition of his “outstanding contribution to business.”