SAMUEL O. OLADIMEJI
MD & CEO
Samuel O. Oladimeji is a self-motivated and diligent professional in the execution and operations of various payment schemes. He is a solutions driver who bridges the gap between technology, the business and providing exceptional customer experiences through enterprise-level financial systems.He obtained his first degree in Chemical Engineering from The Kaduna Polytechnic. He also obtained certification in Digital Money (CIDM) from Digital Frontiers Institute. He went on to acquire further certification The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA, Certificate in Operationalizing Mobile Money from Digital Frontiers Institute, and certificate in Project Management from Longhall Consulting. He is a certified Fraud Examiner and member of the Institute for Fraud Management and Control, member of the ISACA Abuja chapter, peer member of Digital Frontiers Institute. He is presently studying master’s degree (MBA) in financial management (Assam Don Bosco University India).
He has 10years post-graduation experience with 8years out of this in banking and especially in the e-channels & payment industry. He started his banking career from United Bank for Africa UBA, with a formidable understanding of banking operations, electronic payment system, ATM deployment, loading & reconciliation, excellent customer service delivery, before he joined Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc where he worked as head of Internal control and compliance. With his exceptional skills in IT and ability to proffer solutions to e-Business issues as head of Internal Control and Compliance, he was redeployed to head the e-business/e-channels and payment department. With staggering and unprecedented result as the head of the unit, and with top notch electronic solutions he deployed, the board of Fortis Mobile Money Ltd appointed him to drive the institution into the next phase of its plan as The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the organization.
He has attended various trainings which includes: Time management and Interpersonal Skills, the internal control techniques in this century, Basic electronic payment solutions, Anti Money Laundering (AML, Microfinancing Risks and e-payment Frauds management, customer service delivery, leadership trainings, Operationalizing Mobile Money, also participated in the financial Times Africa Payments Innovation summit in Kenya.
Onyeka is a chartered accountant with excellent skills in Finance and Accounting, Business Analysis and Administration. He wields over 7 years’ experience in accounting and finance, with experiences ranging from P&L/financial statements, management reports, general ledger, and journal entries to payroll, accounts payable/receivable, reconciliations, inventory, job costing, financial and investment analysis. He has additional cross-training know-how in diverse areas including International Financial Reporting Standards IFRS, Audit, tax advisory services and project management.
Onyeka Ofodile is a member of Associate of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA). He is also a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He obtained his graduate degree in Applied Accounting and Advance Diploma in Accounting and Business from Oxford Brooke University, UK.
Onyeka is highly skilled in Financial Analysis and Management, Business Planning and Strategy, Financial Modelling, Financial Budgeting and Forecasting.
He has an enthusiastic interest in reading, governance, mentoring and sports. He is the Chief Financial Officer of Fortis Mobile Money Limited
Chika a passionate, driven Certified Chartered Accountant is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), with deep knowledge in Financial Management, Audit & Assurance, Corporate Goverance, Risk and Ethics, Business Analysis, Corporate Reporting, Accounting and due process management. She holds her Bsc in Applied Accounting and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business from Oxford Brooks University, United Kingdom. She also garnered qualifications in Professional Ethics from The Association of Certified Accounts where she enhanced her concentration on reliability and integrity in the Accounting Process. She is a result-oriented Accounting and Business expert wielding over twelve years experiences in core areas like Audit, Tax, Management Accounting, Financial Inclusion, Microfinance, Digital Finance Services and Business Process Re-engineering, Financial Controls, Strategic Planning and Human Resource Management.
At Fortis Mobile Money Limited, where she deploys her wealth of experience towards leading and participating in the delivery of groundbreaking initiatives that has led the company to its upward trajectory from 2015 till date.
She is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a member of and is highly skilled in Financial Management, Business Planning and Strategy, Performance Management and Applied Econometrics.
She was the lead Audit Manager of financial accounting training and implementation in Blakes Resort Abuja, and National Environmental Standards Regulation and Enforcement Agency (NESREA).
Arinze is a resolute and gifted technology expert with core competencies in ICT Business Process Analysis and Information systems management. He is an alumnus of Physics from University of Nigeria Nsukka. He is a versatile manager of resources having earned a certification of Proficiency in Management. He is also a graduate member of The Nigeria Institute of Management and holds an Executive Masters certification in Project Management.
Over time, he has acquired competencies in the ICT field earning competencies as Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). He went on to earn a certification as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft Technology Specialist (MCTS). Having worked in the financial industry for over a period of 7 years, he became a member of The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Nigeria, underpinning his experience as an ICT expert in Banking and Financial Systems. He went on to acquire a certification in Information Technology Service Management (ITIL). Currently, he is pursuing a certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
Arinze, at this time, heads the ICT Unit in Fortis Money where he drives innovation and solution-based processes.
Adenike is the Portfolio Manager for Client Relationship management is a customer service personnel with over 7 years of cumulative experience in Customer Service/Call Centre. She holds a B-Tech in Agricultural Economics and Extension from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. She is a Certified e-Business Professional and has Customer Relationship Management Certification with EC Council. She worked as a customer representative officer with MTN Nigeria.
She also manages FMM Amazement Centre, driving customer acquisition, growing client relationships and handling customer challenges. Also charged with growing the numbers of subscribers and volume of transactions. Adenike as a strong and assertive personality with an eye for details and passion for results, she’s a self-motivated team player with an optimistic and enthusiastic outlook to work and people and also committed to delivering high quality and professional service at all times.