Nigeria’s Ade Ayeyemi is banking on change

By Patrick Smith

Posted on Thursday, 8 October 2020 22:52, updated on Monday, 15 August 2022 10:18

The Ecobank CEO takes a coffee with The Africa Report to talk through how the COVID-19 crisis is both driving developments and giving pause for thought about business, health and governance.

Ade Ayeyemi is a good banker to know in a pandemic. For a start, with 31 years in the business, Ayeyemi has already navigated most of the economic and financial storms that markets and the wider world could throw at him. He also believes in preparation and research. He has spent the past four-and-a-half years as the captain of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated battening down the hatches.