Mr. Tijjani Borodo, LLM
Tijani Borodo is a lawyer with over thirty years of experience in both the public and private sectors. He holds an LLB from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, a BL from the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, and an LLM from the University of Essex, United Kingdom.
He is a seasoned solicitor who honed his expertise by participating in various professional courses both locally and overseas, including Company Direction Seminar by Lagos Business School, Making Corporate Boards More Effective, and Leadership Best Practice both at Harvard Business School, Boston, U.S.A, Leading and Managing People programme at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Corporate Governance: Effectiveness and Accountability in the Boardroom at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, U.S.A, Management Assessment of Proficiency Programme by Phillips Consulting, and Law Relating to Banking Operations by Boyle-Street Consulting, amongst several others.
Tijani Borodo is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Honorary Senior Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers (HCIB), and Fellow, Institute of Directors, Nigeria (FIoD). He held directorship positions spanning over two (2) decades on the boards of First Dependants Nigeria Limited, First Nominees Nigeria Limited, and First Registrars Nigeria Limited. He is currently a Director on the Board of In-sourcing Nigeria Limited.
His professional career began with the Ministry of Justice, Kano in 1979, where he rapidly rose from pupil state counsel to the Director of Public Prosecutions in 1988. He later joined the services of First Bank of Nigeria Limited in late 1988 and served for 24 years, during which he was the Company Secretary/Executive Vice President of the Bank until he was appointed the pioneer Company Secretary of FBN Holdings Plc in June 2013.