Valentine Ozigbo and Saratu Umar retire as Directors of Transcorp Hotels Plc.

Transcorp Hotels Plc, a subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, has notified the public of the retirement of two of its Directors- Mr Valentine Ozigbo and Hajia Saratu Umar.

According to a disclosure signed by the company’s secretary, Chike Anikwe and sent to the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, the recent action was communicated to relevant stakeholders during the company’s recently concluded Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on the 26th of April, 2021.

About the retirees

Mr Valentine Ozigbo is an astute businessman cum politician, with over two decades of experience in banking and hospitality. He was a former president and CEO of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc and Member of Nigeria Institute of Directors. He was appointed into the board of Transcorp Hotels Plc as Non-Executive Director in 2019.

Mr Ozigbo is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Lancaster and the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he obtained an MBA and BSc degree respectively.

Hajia Saratu Umar is an accomplished banker, economist and strategist with over 25 years of working experience. She was appointed into the board of Transcorp Hotels Plc as Independent Non-Executive Director in 2016. Prior to joining Transcorp, she was the former Chief Executive Officer & Secretary at Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission and Secretary of Nigerian Export – Import Bank.

She obtained an MBA and a BSc degree in Economics from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University.

What you should know:

  • Transcorp Hotels Plc is the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc. The Company owns and operates Transcorp Hilton Abuja, and Transcorp Hotels Calabar Limited.

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