Multi-millionaire Nigerian banker Jim Ovia becomes Chairman of Zenith Bank

Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank

Nigerian multi-millionaire banker Jim Ovia has been appointed the chairman of Zenith Bank, the commercial bank he co-founded more than two decades ago.

According to a news report by Nigeria’s Vanguard newspaper, Ovia, who is one of the wealthiest men in Africa with a fortune FORBES estimates at $900 million, will take over as chairman of the Nigerian financial services provider as from the 16th of July 2014.

Read more: Nigerian Multi-Millionaire Banker Jim Ovia Becomes Chairman Of Zenith Bank – Forbes.