MANAGEMENT TEAM

RT. HON. GODWIN NDUDI ELUMELU ( CHAIRMAN TGI)

Rt. Hon. Godwin Ndudi Elumelu is the Chairman of Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited. He attended Oxford University where he had his PGD in Organizational Leadership in 2009; after which he proceeded to Galilee International Management Institute Israel, where he acquired a Diploma in Contemporary Public Administration Management in January 2017. He is also a product of the prestigious Harvard Business School, Boston, United States of America where he bagged a certificate in Leadership and Best Practice in 2005. Before then, he had in 2004, attended University of Oxford where he obtained a certificate in Strategic Leadership.

Before his studies overseas, he had earlier in the year 2000 in Nigeria, had his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Edo State University, Ekpoma, which was after he bagged a B.Sc. in Accounting from the same Institution in the year 1993.  Earlier in 1989, he had his National Diploma from Yaba College of Technology.

Rt. Hon. Godwin Ndudi Elumelu has many professional qualifications to his name which include: Associate Member, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Nigeria (ICPAN), Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Insurance Brokers of Nigeria, Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Member, Directors of Nigeria EO 1246 (IOD).

The love for knowledge made him to attend various courses, amongst them include: Company Directors Course, The Role of the Director in Corporate Governance, Insurance Brokers Certification Course, The Role of Accountants in Developing Economy in Democracy, Credit Analysis Course (H.Pierson Associates Ltd), VAT Income Tax Workshop, Banking Operations Course, Functional Credit Courses, Marketing of Financial Services, Banking Induction, etc.

Before becoming the Chairman of Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited, Rt. Hon. Godwin Ndudi Elumelu had worked in various organizations in different capacities where he contributed immensely to the organizational growth of those establishments. Amongst them are: Head, Credit Risk and Marketing (Inter Capital Limited), Acting Head, General Trade and Commerce (Gulf Bank), Head, Treasury/Credit & Marketing (Gulf Bank), Credit Analyst/Corporate Banking (Gulf Bank), Vice Chairman, Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited.

He was a Board Member, Governing Council of the Nigeria Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) from 2003 to 2009. He is a current Member of NCRIB, Secretariat Development Committee from 2002 till date. He is also a member of the famous Ikoyi Club, 1988 (E954). He was the Chairman, Father’s Day Committee, Aso Villa Chapel from 2010 to 2015.

The desire to serve the interest of his people made him to seek for elective position into the House of Representatives in 2007 which he won and became the Honourable member representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency. While he was there, he served as Chairman of various committees which include: Chairman, House Committee on Power from 2007 to 2010, Chairman, House Committee on Health from 2011 till the end of his second tenure. His contributions made him to be appointed into other committees in the House of Representatives which include Member, House Committee on Information, Climate Change, Interior, Water Resources, Science & Technology, National Security and Public Safety.

The numerous achievements of Rt. Hon. Godwin Ndudi Elumelu attracted several awards and honours to him. These are: The Most Outstanding Niger Delta Representative for the Year 2007 by the Business and Leadership Development Centre, Abuja, Award of Excellence by the University of Port Harcourt Graduate students Association by University of Port Harcourt, Award for Exemplary Leadership by the Nigerian Labour Congress (Delta State Chapter), Heroes Award by Crusade for Greater Nigeria, Patriotic Achievers Award in Accra, Ghana, The Prestigious African Merit Award, NTA Distinguished Peace Ambassador Award.

Rt. Hon. Ndudi Godwin Elumelu is a lover of people and an outstanding leader. He is happily married with children.

His achievements were also recognized by various dignitaries, states and kingdoms. This led to his being given chieftaincy titles in various places. These are: Ogodileze of Obior (Delta State), Ezediohanma of IsseleAzagba (Delta State), Omelora of Ukwunzu (Delta State), UwoloOchiagha of Onicha-Uku (Delta State), HaskenDaura (Light of Daura), Katsina State, Onwa of Oligbo Kingdom, Issele-Uku (Delta State), Odoziani of Oko, Oshimili South (Delta State).

VICTORIA OLISA

Victoria is a graduate of Computer Science from Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Imo state. She also holds various certificates from Cisco Systems Inc., Nigerian Institute of Management and Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals. Before joining Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited as an Executive Officer, she worked at Blue-chip communications, Rivers state as Admin officer and as Head ICT/ Instructor at King’s and Queens’s school, Delta state. She is hard working, success driven and goal oriented. She is currently the Head of Accounts.

 

PATRICK A. ELUMELU

PATRICK A. ELUMELU

Mr. Patrick Elumelu graduated from University of Lagos, with B.sc in Business Administration. He started his career as a marketer in KRS Investment Limited in 2006 and later moved to Afleman International Schoool as a Teacher in 2009, after which in 2012, he worked with JJ Stone Limited as sales representative, before joining Before joining Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited as Executive Officer in 2016. He has attended various Seminars and Training on Sales /Marketing.

ETOMI OKAKWU

Etomi Okakwu graduated from Auchi Polytechnic Edo state with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting. Before joining Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited as an Accounting Officer, she worked in the Accounting Department of Guinness Nigeria Plc. She has attended various seminars on Accounting and financial Institutions.

ALHAJI BUHARI BALA ( DIRECTOR )

Alhaji Buhari Bala is a director of the company. He has his B.Sc. in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1981. He also bagged a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the same university in 1984. The quest for knowledge made him move to Lutan College of Higher Learning in the United Kingdom to pursue a diploma in Accounting which he successfully completed in 1987.

Alhaji Buhari Bala is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants. He is also a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is equally a Fellow of National Accountants of Nigeria. He is a Fellow of the Association of Cost and Executive Accountants. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.

Alhaji Buhari Bala has a DSC (Doctor of Science) in Accounting and Financial Management Leadership, from European/American University.

He has had an extensive and varied career in the public and private sector in Nigeria spanning over 30 years. He began his career in the Ministry of Finance in Sokoto State where he rose to become the Financial Controller. While still in public service in Sokoto State, he was at different times the Director, Finance and Supplies in the Directorate of Foods, Roads and Rural Infrastructure and also in the Ministry of Health.

He subsequently moved to Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited, where he was at various times Internal Audit Manager, Treasury Manager and subsequently rose to the position of Assistant General Manager (Finance) in charge of Treasury and International Operations and also Head of Lagos Operations.

He was appointed the Honorable Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in 1997, where he was responsible for the overall administration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, along with the Honorable Minister, a position he held until transition to civil rule in 1999. He was responsible for the formulation and execution of Nigeria’s foreign policy, overseeing Nigeria’s foreign relations for Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia.

He is also an experienced person in the private sector which includes his professional practice as a Chartered Accountant, Management Consultant and Tax Practitioner in various organizations.

He has also at different times been a director in several companies.

He is a man with passion and innate desire to excel and add value in any position he has held. This has been demonstrated in all his engagements, whether in the public or private sector. He has held positions at the highest levels in both sectors, as a member of the Federal Executive Council, the highest decision making body in Government and as Director and Chairman of various private organizations. He has discharged all his functions with integrity, commitment and an overall interest in the development of the Nigerian economy.

Alhaji Buhari Bala in the course of his career received various awards, honours and recognitions which include:

  • Letter of Commendation and Golden Plague from General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Head of State, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • Addressed the United Nations General Assembly on the need to enlarge the Security Council, with special focus on Nigeria.
  • Served as Head of Federal Government’s official delegations for Bilateral and Multilateral Discussion and Negotiations with Nigeria’s major trading partners which included Romania, Bulgaria, Cuba Tunisia, Morocco, Lybia, United Kingdom, United States of America.
  • Served as Head of the Federal Government’s official delegation for peace negotiations in several countries which included Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and Equitorial Guinea.
  • The National Honours Award of Libya in recognition of the numerous contributions in the field of International Politics and Relations and for the promotion of Nigeria-Lubya Bilateral Relations.
  • National Honours of the order of the Federal Republic, OFR
  • Role Model of the True Democratic Award, from The World Youth Congress
  • Ambassador for Peace Award by the Inter-Religious and International Federation for World Peace.
  • Award of Excellence in Leadership by the Joint Youth Organization of Nigeria.
  • Recipient of the 2012 Kwame Nkrumah Leadership Award.
  • Icon of Democracy Award by the National Association of Northern Nigeria Students.
  • Gwandu Emirate Development Association (GEDA) Award.
  • Buhari Bala Model Primary School named after him in recognition of his personal contributions towards the development of education in Kebbi State

Alhaji Buhari Bala is happily married with children.

YUSUFF BABATUNDE

Mr. Yusuff Babatunde is a graduate of Insurance from the polytechnic of Ibadan with Higher National Diploma (HND). He started his working career with Amicable Assurance Plc in 2004 and joined industrial and General Insurance Plc (IGI) in 2002.

In 2004, he moved to oil sector under Total Nigeria Plc as a station Manager and later joined Libra Insurance Brokers limited as Assistant Superintendent- Underwriting in April 2005 before joining Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited as a senior Executive Officer. He is a member of the chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and he has attended numerous courses in various aspects of Insurance and Management.

MR. ANYANWU UCHENDU

Uchendu Anyanwu is the MANAGER in charge of Abuja and northern region. He graduated from Imo state University Owerri with B.Sc. honors in Industrial Microbiology. He started his insurance career with Old Mutual Insurance Company in 2007 then known as Oceanic Insurance limited as an Insurance Adviser. He later moved to Beaver and Roger Insurance Brokers Limited as the Head, Business Development of the Company then later in 2012 he was called upon by Mansard Insurance plc. to be the Assistant Direct Sales Manager before TransGlobal Insurance Brought him on board because of his wealth of knowledge and passion for the business of Insurance. He is a member of the chartered insurance institute of Nigeria and he has attended several educational training programmes/seminars organized by the NCRIB, NIA, EFCC, UN, etc. He is success driven, a visionary and able to build and nurture key relationships. Uche is currently the Manager Abuja Branch.

DR. ABDULLAHI ALIYU

Dr. Abdullahi Aliyu is a Nigerian Civil servant who joined the Civil Service in August 1980 and became a Permanent Secretary in January 2001.  In 2006, he was appointed Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Science & Technology. In July 2007, Abdullahi Aliyu received a presidential mandate to explore use of nuclear energy in Nigeria for  the generation of electricity.

He is happily married with children.

MR. CHIDI, UCHE SHEDRACH

Mr. Chidi Uche Shedrach is the Chief Executive Officer of Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited. He is an associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. He is a member of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria. He has certificate in Insurance and Risk Management, General Business Insurance Underwriting and Claims Management, Advanced Life Assurance Underwriting and Claims Administration, Annuities Business, Customer Service Relationship. He spent his early years in the insurance industry under the tutelage of well seasoned professionals. This accounts for the reason he is technically sound in all classes of insurance policy.

He is a graduate of insurance from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu.

His started his career with Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited in 2004. His quest for diversification of his experience made him move to Royal Exchange Assurance (Nig.) Plc where he worked in various departments including underwriting and claims management. He moved to Royal Exchange Prudential Life Plc in 2007.

His thirst for more experience in the insurance industry made him to move to Capital Express Assurance Limited in 2009 as a deputy manager. His commitment and diligence made him to rise to be the Head of Group Business Department, a position he held from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Chidi Uche Shedrach is a conscientious and resourceful person.

OGUGUA IKEM GABRIEL

Ogugua Ikem Gabriel is the Company Secretary of Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited. He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, where he bagged a degree in Law. He proceeded to Nigerian Law School, Lagos and thereafter was called to the Bar in 2006.

He is an astute and well experienced lawyer who has been providing services to clients across different sectors of the country and works to deliver effective, result-driven services and representation for the benefit of his clients.

In the course of duty, he has provided professional services in different capacities to various organizations such as S.T. Abar & Co., Emmanuel Akhayare & Co., Ikwueto Law firm and lots more. He is a member, Nigerian Bar Association.

VIVIAN ILEBOMI VIVIAN

Vivian is a graduate of Computer Science from The University Of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State and also have a certification in Health, Safety And Environment (HSE) with OSH Association UK International Certificate, Lagos State. Before joining Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited as an Executive Officer, she worked at Sterling bank as an intern in 2011 and an Admin officer at Debiruss School, Ajah in 2015. She ia an excellent team player with great communication skills and can work with little or no supervision. She is currently heading the procurement office at the Abuja branch.

NZUA EMMANUELLA

Nzua Emmanuella is the Head, Admin. She is a graduate of Accounting from Bingham University, Nasarawa state. She started her career with the Nigeria Custom Service as an internal auditor in 2014. Before joining Transglobal Insurance Brokers Limited as an Executive officer, she worked as an account officer at Westminster Security Solutions Nigeria Limited.