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 The Board


MR. EMMANUEL IHEMEDU: Chairman

Mr. Emmanuel Ihemedu, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company, is a seasoned Banker, whose experience spans over a period of 24 years, starting with the Central Bank of Nigeria where he served as an Economist/Research Officer through to two commercial banks where he rose to the position of Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. He served on the committee on the re-organization of two commercial banks as well as Chairman of the Investment committee of a bank’s pension fund.


MR. C.S.U. ANYANWU: Managing Director/CEO

Mr. Chinenyem S.U. Anyanwu leads the management team. Mr. Anyanwu is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (FCS) and an associate of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN). He has worked and managed several financial institutions prior to joining Dependable Securities Limited.

Mr. Anyanwu holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) degree from the Bangalore University and a Masters degree in Cooperative Management from Gandhigram University, South India.

He was the Chief Operating Officer of BFCL Assets & Securities Limited (member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange). He has also worked with Pivot Finance and Investment Co. Limited (member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange).


MR.ADEBAYO JOHN BABATUNDE: Director

Mr. Adebayo Babatunde, Director of the company is a distinguished and accomplished banker with over 13 years experience.

Mr. Babatunde, Director, holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the prestigious Century University, Los Angeles, California, USA. He commenced his working career in 1980 with International Merchant Bank Plc (IMB), where he worked in various departments including International Trade Transactions, Community and Corporate Affairs, Trade Finance Unit etc.

Mr. Babatunde was a member of IMB’s Team that facilitated the management, restructuring and repositioning of Intercity Bank Plc awarded by the Niger State Government in 1988.

Since retiring from IMB in 1992, Mr. Babatunde has been consulting in different companies like Integral Inc., London, Scope Centre LTD., UK, while he is the Managing Director/CEO of Capital Class LTD., Lagos.

He is also the Chairman of the Board of Scope Centre LTD., Nigeria.

Mr. Babatunde is currently part of the team implementing the structural reforms at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).


MR. OMOTAYO GBEDE: Director

Mr. Omotayo Gbede, Director, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987 and was admitted to the membership of the institute as an Associate in 1989.

He obtained his professional accountancy training from Coopers and Lybrand (an international firm of Chartered Accountants) between 1986 and 1989. He was elected Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing of Nigeria and council member of that institute.






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 Management Team


MR. C.S.U. ANYANWU – Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer

Chinenyem S.U. Anyanwu is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (F.C.B.) and Associate of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (C.P.I.N). He is a B.Com. degree holder of Bangalore University and Master Degree holder in Cooperative Management from Gandhigram University, both in India.

Mr. Anyanwu has worked with, and managed some financial institutions prior to joining Dependable Securities Limited, including BFCL Assets & Securities Limited, where he was Chief Operating Officer.

He also worked with Pivot Finance and Investment Co. Limited (member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange), among other houses.

He has attended various technical and management courses both within and outside Nigeria.

Mr. Anyanwu is the lead Consultant heading the Consultancy unit of the Company.


MR. GILBERT N. OKANY – Compliance Officer

Mr. Okany is a 1990 graduate of La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia where he gained a B.A. Social Science (legal studies, politics and history). Following a 3 year stint with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc from 1991-94 he worked in the Film Entertainment business for 6 years. There he held the post of Production Manager in several Film Production Houses before returning to the Finance Sector with BFCL Assets & Securities Limited, again as Head of Operations, Stock broking Division for 13 years immediately prior to joining Dependable Securities Limited.


MR. VICTOR OMIYEDUN – Financial Controller

Victor Omiyedun is a Higher National Diploma graduate in Accounting from the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti and a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (A.C.A.). He is also an Associate of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (C.P.I.N.) and has attended finance and oil and gas seminars over several years.

Mr. Omiyedun serves as Financial Controller at Dependable Securities Limited after having been Chief Accountant at BFCL Assets & Securities Limited for over 12 years and Hensmor Nig. Limited, an oil and gas concern, prior to joining Dependable Securities Limited.


MR. RAPHAEL OGEDENGBE – Head, Client Relations Unit

Mr. Ogedengbe is a Higher National Diploma graduate of Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke, as well as an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Economics.

He has been employed with Dependable Securities Ltd since 2005 having previously worked with Investment Derivatives Limited as Head of Marketing.


MR. OLAWALE IDOWU – Head, Administration

Mr. Idowu holds Diplomas in Cargo Handling, Computer Appreciation / Networking and Statistics.

He has worked with Dependable Securities Ltd since 2009 having previously been employed with Leadway Assurance Co. Ltd, Riscom Communication Ventures and Lias Freight Agency.


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