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Quintessential Jim Ovia @ 70

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Quintessential Jim Ovia, chairman, Zenith Bank Plc is 70. Born on November 4th, 1951. Jim has been all about entrepreneurship. From a humble royal background and as the second son to the Obi Oiihe of Agbo-Obi in Delta State.

Jim decided to study courses in the business to career in the financial services industry. He holds MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979, BSBA Southern University in 1977. Jim started is banking career as a clerk with Union Bank ikeja branch in 1973 at the age of 22 later further is education and after graduation went into the banking and financial industry and with much experience in hand established the Zenith International Bank as the pioneer CEO, today he's the chairman of Nigeria's leading bank, Zenith Bank. Jim is an inspiration speaker and promotes the development of the IT sector in Nigeria.

He is the founder, University of Information Technology and Communications, Agbor in Delta State A philanthropist of sort, Jim Ovia Worth more than N2trn from our last count. Happy birthday to Jim Ovia, indeed a quintessential man.

He has being awarded lots of awards including the PERSON OF THE YEAR 2020 AWARD by the authoritative CEO Nigeria Magazine and Online platform


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