A Change of Guard: Olumide Akpata Replaces Lekwot as Chairman of Ellah Lakes Plc. Board
Ellah Lakes Plc., a Nigerian agriculture business currently specializing in the oil palm value chain – with plantations in Edo and Delta States – has announced the appointment of Lagos lawyer, Olumide Akpata as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors, following the resignation of General (Rtd.) Zamani Lekwot, a former military governor of the old Rivers State.
In a statement published on the website of the Nigerian Bourse, the company’s directors commended Lekwot for his meritorious service to the company and wished him more success in his future endeavours.
Mike Igbokwe SAN Collections Now Available for purchase ~• For enquiries and Details, Call Winifred Tayo-Oyetibo on 08177770462 or +234(01) 4620907, 4620807 Ext. 122 ~•• CLICK VIDEO Below.
The Trajectory of excellence in Legal practice
The Dynamism of law and practi e in Nigeria
Nigerian Maritme Cabotage policy and law
Akpata, is a partner at a leading Nigerian law firm, Templars. He has over two decades experience in corporate and commercial law and has been recognized by IFLR 1000, as a leading Mergers and Acquisition lawyer in Nigeria and by Chambers and Partners as having experience in advising clients on various aspects of Nigerian Corporate Law.
The immediate past Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association’s Section on Business law (NBA-SBL) on whose Council he currently sits, Akpata regularly advises local and international corporations on the impact of Nigerian Law on their investments and/or operations in Nigeria particularly regarding:
- The Establishment of Local Subsidiaries;
- Corporate Governance and Compliance;
- Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring;
- Labour And Immigration; and
- Regulatory Issues and Tax.
Akpata is often called upon to speak at local and international conferences and seminars. He is also the Vice-Chair (West-Africa) of the International Bar Association’s Africa Regional Forum.
In 2018, he was nominated, alongside other leaders of the Nigerian business community, to serve as a member of the pioneer United Nations Nigerian Humanitarian Fund Private Sector Initiative Steering Group.
Ellah Lakes Plc. has an extensive interest in the deployment of high-quality seedlings, mechanized tools and professional farming practices to improve Nigeria’s oil palm value chain. Its vision is to create enormous social and economic benefits in the form of employment opportunities, reduced pressure on foreign exchange reserves, and lower the lead time for manufacturers that utilize oil palm derivatives.
Deji Sasegbon’s Latest Dictionary: Place your order now. Call:08076095047, 07036688678, 08035629991
Newswire, we present the world of law and the issues that engage them. This edition is yet again, ‘Mind-blowing’. Go get your copy(ies) Now!
Do you need to be heard? Or your articles published? Send your views, messages, articles or press release to: firstname.lastname@example.org >>> We can cover your (LAW) events at the first Call: 08039218044, 08024004726
Newswire Law and Events Magazine is Out. It's a collector's item. Get one - or two,or more - for yourself and loved ones.