Former Commissioner for Home Affairs, in Lagos State, Honourable Abdulhakeem Mobolaji Abdullateef, has been appointed as board Chairman of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Commission, NDIC.
Abdullateef’s appointment is coming after Ronke Sokefun, who was a former Commissioner for Urban and Physical Planning in Ogun State under the Ibikunle Amosu led administration ended her tenure as the board Chairman of NDIC.
Abdullateef was appointed to inject fresh ideas necessary to reposition the corporation for enhanced performance. His appointment would fill the vacuum left in the commission in order to ensure smooth operations of the corporation and ultimately boost the confidence of stakeholders and clients within the financial and banking sectors of the economy.
Before his appointment, Abdullateef who is a lawyer was formerly a member, Lagos State House of Assembly, Oshodi-Isolo Constituency II before he was appointed Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Political and Legislative Power.
He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and holds LLB and LLM degrees from the University of Lagos and a Masters in Business Administration, MBA from the Business School, Netherlands. He completed his Ph.D at the Nigeria Institute of Advance Legal Studies.