Bola Tinubu Appoints Uzoma Nwagba as CEO of Nigerian Consumer Credit Corporation

President Bola Tinubu has announced the appointment of Uzoma Nwagba as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Consumer Credit Corporation, in a move aimed at bolstering financial inclusion and economic growth across Nigeria.

The appointment, endorsed by President Tinubu, underscores his commitment to advancing financial access and prosperity for the majority of Nigerians. Ajuri Ngelale, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, affirmed Tinubu’s dedication to inclusive economic development in a statement released on Friday.

Uzoma Nwagba, 36, brings a wealth of experience to his new role, holding a Master’s of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a first-class Bachelor’s of Engineering from Howard University, Washington DC. Prior to his appointment, Nwagba served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Bank of Industry, spearheading micro-credit initiatives and other financial interventions.

With a background in finance and technology, Nwagba’s career spans roles such as Senior Investment Associate at the African Capital Alliance and Software Engineer at Microsoft. His tenure at Microsoft involved leading teams in the development of enterprise and mobile software tailored for emerging markets, including Nigeria.

Ngelale emphasized President Tinubu’s expectations for Nwagba to leverage his expertise in finance and technology to expand access to credit for all segments of Nigerian society. The President anticipates Nwagba’s leadership will drive financial inclusion initiatives, improve the quality of life for Nigerians, and contribute to the nation’s overall prosperity.


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