It was a colourful and memorable ceremony at the Muson Centre, Onikan, as Lagos market stakeholders gathered to pay tribute to the outstanding and excellent service rendered by Mr Peter Ashade, and also welcome Mr Obong Idiong as the new CEO.
Africa Prudential Plc which evolved from a department in the United Bank of Africa Group, to become a full-fledged registrar company is the first registrar company to be listed in the Nigeria stock exchange.
Chairman of the United Bank of Africa and notable African philanthropist Mr Tony .O. Elumelu, CON commended Mr Peter Ashade for his meritorious service while he believed the new CEO Mr Obong Idiong had the energy and dynamism, to lead Africa Prudential Plc to greater heights.
Mr Ashade in his brief remarks thanked the board, shareholders, staff and clients for the confidence reposed on him and was optimistic that his successor will surpass his records.
Giving his response the new CEO of Africa Prudential Plc Mr Obong Idiong commended his predecessor for his strides and exploits in the company. He promised to expand its frontiers, and ensure a robust and effective registrar and business support service.
Africa Prudential Plc is Nigeria’s leading share registrar service provider and Mr Peter Ashade has dedicated 12 years of meritorious service to the organisation thereby taking it to the height it is today.
From year-on-year profit margins to value created for shareholders, Africa Prudential Plc under Ashade’s watch pursued innovation to the highest level diversifying from a registrar to real-time financial services firm.