Governor Inuwa Hails Appointment of Dr. Kwairanga As NGX Chairman 



Gombe State Governor,  Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya ( Dan Majen Gombe) has expressed excitement over the appointment of Alhaji (Dr) Umaru Kwairanga  (Sarkin Fulanin Gombe) as the new chairman of the board of the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc. 

A statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said that  in a congratulatory message, Governor Inuwa described Kwairanga as a top-notch stockbroker and experienced investment professional with pedigree of excellence at the highest levels of the capital market, banking, commerce and financial services.  

He said his appointment is a well- deserved one and a great feat, adding that the government and people of Gombe State are elated with the development.  

The Governor described the Sarkin Fulani as an illustrious son of Gombe who has remained an excellent role model and a source of inspiration for the younger generation. 

He expressed confidence in the ability of the new NGX board Chairman to bring to bear his decades of expertise and experience in corporate governance while piloting the affairs of the leading financial market infrastructure provider, assuring him of the support and solidarity of the government and people of Gombe State. 

Dr. Kwairanga, who is also the Chairman of the Gombe State Investment and Property Development Company,  is a thoroughbred capital market professional with excellent corporate governance pedigree and cognate experience in banking, pensions, manufacturing and commercial sectors. 

He served as a Council Member of the then Nigerian Stock Exchange and as member of the Board of Directors of NGX Group. He is currently a Council member of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria, and an active director of multiple listed and unlisted companies. 


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