Yekini Olalekan Kolade holds a Business Education degree from the Lagos State
University (B.ED) in 2004, and a MBA Marketing from Ladoke Akintola University
of Technology (LAUTECH) in 2007. He is also a fellow of The Certified Institute
of Economics and associate member
of Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR) and Institute of Marketing.
Yekini joined the services of the Registrars Department
of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc in 1982. He left in 1992 to
join the Legal/Company Secretary Department of Lever Brothers
Nigeria Plc(now Unilevel Plc) as Assistant Registrar and became the Registrar
of the in-house Registrar’s Unit in 1996. In July
1999, Yekini rejoined the Registrar’s Department of
Union Bank from where he left for First Registrars Nigeria
Limited in 2000. He is now the Group Head of Operation and Support.
Yekini, has been involved in
the succesful completion of many public offering such as Guinness Nigeria Plc, A & B
Debentures (1983 & 1985), Cadbury Nigeria Plc Rights Issue
(1983 & 1985), Nestle Nig. Plc Rights Offer (1990/1991),
African Petroleum Offer for Sale (1989/1990), Pfizer Products
Ltd (1992), OANDO PLC, BPE & Loan Stock Offers (2000), First Bank of Nigeria Plc
Offer (2007), Costain West Africa Plc Offer and Rights Issues (2007)
He has attended many local and International Courses/Seminars
including the NSE/ICS on Corporate Governance and Nigeria Stock Exchange Investment
Road Show in London in 2004.
He is married with children