The Governor - Obinnia Abajue
Obinnia is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hygeia HMO Limited which he joined in November 2016. Hygeia HMO Limited is the foremost and leading local health insurance company in Nigeria
Obinnia has over 22 years of experience in banking and financial services. Prior to joining Hygeia HMO, he was based in South Africa and was the Executive in charge of Business Transformation for Standard Bank’s Personal and Business Banking business in Africa. Prior to this, Obinnia served as Executive Director and Head of Personal and Business Banking at Stanbic IBTC Bank. This business encompasses small, medium and commercial business banking, high net worth individuals and personal markets banking. Before then, from 2009 – 2011, he was Acting Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited and Head of Wealth Management for Stanbic IBTC overseeing the pensions, asset management and trusteeship businesses.
Obinnia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Lagos and an MBA from the prestigious Imperial College London. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute Management Accountants (FCMA), Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB), and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria (FCS).