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The vision and overall direction of GTSL is presently vested in a 6-man professional Board of Directors ofhigh integrity and repute, all of whom have distinguished themselves in their respective chosen field of endeavour with excellent track record in the successful management of business concerns. The Board is composed of the following persons:

Mr, Rotimi Fashola Dip. (Admin); Dip. (Ins.) WAII, ACII (Lond), AClard     Chairman  

Fashola is a Chartered Insurer of over 20 yearsâ ™ experience. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He is an Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute of London (ACII), Associate Chartered Institute of Arbitration (London), (ACI (Arb) and Associate Member, National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN). He is an alumnus of the Global Institute for Leadership Development (GILD), USA and a fellow of the West African Insurance Institute (WAII), Institute of Directors (FIOD) and the Institute of Direct Marketing (FIDM). He is a member of the Governing Council of the West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA) and a member of the Governing Council (WAII) (Gambia). Before joining IGI in 1993, Fashola was the Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Assurance Company Limited. He currently serves on the board of many companies both local and abroad.

Mr, Obalade, Adeyinka Emmanuel B. SC, MBA, FCA                              Vice Chairman  

Obalade is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He is an accomplished banker with more than 20 yearsâ ™ experience. He retired from the banking sector in 2005 as the Chief Executive of Global Bank Limited and joined IGI.  He oversees the Account, Finance and Investment of the IGI Group. He also sits on the boards of several companies.

Adedoyin Adebambo                                                                                                      Director

Mr. adedoyin Adebambo is a Director of Global Trust Savings and Loans Limited. He has over 20 years professional experience in the investment of insurance and pension funds in the money market, capital market and real estate sector of the Nigeria economy as well as international experience in the United States Exim Bank transactions and in international financial instruments. Before joining Global Trust Savings and Loans Limited as a Director in 2015, he had worked in Union Bank, Afribank (now Mainstreet Bank), Industrial And General Insurance Plc,  and was an Examiner of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Nigeria for many years. He has attended various local and international training events. He is currently the Executive Director of IGI Pension Fund Managers Limited and a Director on the Board of Moyofade Microfinance Bank, Ejigbo, Osun State.

Obayomi Lawal                                                                                                                Director

Mr. Obayomi Lawal is a Director of Global Trust Savings and Loans Limited. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Lawal is a thoroughbred professional accountant who had a resourceful working experience in a reputable audit firm before joining Industrial And General Insurance Plc and later rose to the position of Group Director, Finance and Accounts. His responsibility as a Group Director includes taking charge of the financial statements of all IGI subsidiaries. He currently serves on the board of many companies in Nigeria and overseas.

Israel Oluyemi Fatokun                                                                     Managing Director/CEO

Mr Fatokun is a 1984 graduate of the New York Institute of Technology, New York U.S.A where he obtained a B.SC (Bus Admin, Marketing). He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Banking and Finance from Morgan state University, Baltimore Maryland U.S.A.


He is a Senior Honourary member, Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN), Money Market Dealership Certificate, Nigerian Interbank/CIBN dealership Certificate, Fellow, Chartered Institute of Cost Management (CICM), an astute financial and Investment Banker Professional.

Mr Fatokun did his NYSC with the Investment department of Great Nigeria Insurance Company Ltd. He began his working career in 1990 with First City Merchant Bank Ltd. (Now First City Monument Bank Plc) as a Management Trainee and rose to the Position of Assistant Vice President. He was an Assistant General Manager with Trans International Bank Plc in 1999, Senior Partner, Dudu Investment and Business Research Company Ltd in 2001/2002.


He joined Industrial and General Insurance Company Limited Group in 2002 as a Senior Manager and he was seconded to Global Trust Savings And Loans Limited as the General Manager in April 2004 until August 2009. He was seconded back to the Head office of Industrial and General Insurance Plc as an Assistant Director in the Finance and Investment Department. In 2010, he moved to IGI Pension Fund Managers as the chief Investment officer where he was until his present appointment as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Global Trust savings and Loans Limited



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