UncategorizedNGX Group Mourns Akintola Williams by admin September 15, 2023 written by admin September 15, 2023 Bookmark 4Nigerian Exchange Group Plc and its subsidiaries deeply mourn the loss of one of its founding fathers, Akintola Williams, CFR, CBE, FCA, who died on Monday at the remarkable age of 104.Mr Williams was instrumental in establishing the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), now Nigerian Exchange Group Plc following its demutualisation in 2021. As a member of the National Council of the Exchange, his contributions significantly fostered the expansion of the Exchange’s listing portfolio, and he played a pivotal role in instituting regulations that lowered the hurdles for companies seeking to be listed on The Exchange.Commenting, the Group Chief Executive Officer of NGX Group, Oscar N. Onyema, OON, expressed, “This is a profound loss for the Nigerian capital market and the nation as a whole. Nigeria bids farewell to one of its most distinguished professionals and forward-thinking corporate leaders. His memory is forever etched in the history of the Nigerian capital market as one of the greats. Pa Akintola Williams’ contributions to the capital market and organized private sector will remain enduring references, and we deeply appreciate his contributions.“He was all about a strong ethical culture and upholding top-notch professionalism. The recent collaboration between NGX Regulations, a subsidiary of the NGX Group and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) is a testament to the solid groundwork Pa Akintola laid in the accounting industry. His visionary leadership, standard of excellence and legacy will be cherished and upheld by all of us who had the privilege of witnessing his remarkable achievements”, Mr Onyema added.Mr Williams was the last surviving signatory to the original Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Nigerian Stock Exchange at the founding of the NSE on 15 September 1960. Support PREMIUM TIMES’ journalism of integrity and credibilityGood journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.DonateTEXT AD: Call Willie – +2348098788999 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail admin Follow Author previous post BREAKING: US President’s Son, Hunter Biden Indicted On Three Federal Gun Charges next post NCDMB trains underwater divers, partners Nigerian Navy, MDTI for in-country capacity You may also like Bookmark This Couple’s Moment During Their Yoruba Trad Will... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Want To Be a Dazzling Bride? This Traditional... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Of Love, Colours & Beauty! It’s Time To... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Diezani appears in London court over bribery charges October 3, 2023 Bookmark Troops kill two suspected IPOP members – Official October 3, 2023 Bookmark Gabon’s predators on the pitch: Inside a paedophile... October 3, 2023 Bookmark How we plan to raise $5 billion yearly... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Tribunal sacks Gov Sule of Nasarawa, declares PDP... October 3, 2023 Bookmark ‘Multiple taxations widening housing gap’ October 2, 2023 Bookmark Bangladesh dengue deaths top 1,000 in worst outbreak... October 2, 2023Leave a Comment Cancel ReplySave my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.