Nigeria Consumer Credit Corporation Gets New CEO


President Bola Tinubu has appointed Uzoma Nwagba as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Consumer Credit Corporation (CREDICORP). This is in keeping with his dedicated efforts to ensure financial inclusion and economic prosperity for the majority of Nigerians.

This was announced by the Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Chief Ajuri Ngelale last Friday.

In his new role, Uzoma Nwagba will bring to bear his wealth of experience in finance and technology to expand access to credit to all classes of Nigerian citizens, while promoting financial inclusion, and enhancing the quality of life of the Nigerian people as they access the tangibles of prosperity.

He is 36 years old and has a diverse background spanning technology, finance, and investment with a unique skill set and perspective. He has a track record in driving financial interventions in the banking and technology industries.

Prior to his appointment, Uzoma Nwagba served as Chief Operating Officer of the Bank of Industry, where he was in charge of driving micro-credit and other financial interventions at the institution.

At the African Capital Alliance, he also served as a Senior Investment Associate, specializing in financial services (banking, insurance, pensions).

Uzoma Nwagba was a Software Engineer at Microsoft, where he led multiple teams charged with building enterprise and mobile software for emerging markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, and Nigeria), before he transitioned to finance.

He also served as the Executive Board Advisor for Engineers Without Borders (Howard Chapter), received honours membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, chaired publications for the National Society of Black Engineers, and held leadership roles in various student associations, including the Howard University African Students Association.

Uzoma Nwagba holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and a first-class Bachelor’s of Engineering from Howard University, Washington DC.

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