DR. JOSEPH NIYAN TAIWOChairman Board of Director

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Dr. Joseph Niyan Taiwo graduated from The University of Ibadan and the prestigious London Institute of Bankers, where he obtained his M.Sc and ACIB respectively.

In 2012, he obtained his PhD in Banking & Finance from Covenant University, Ota. Dr. Taiwo is a seasoned Banker with over 20 years experience across different banks. He worked with the Central Bank of Nigeria, Bank of the North, Gateway Bank Of Nigeria Plc, and some microfinance banks.

Due to his specialty in banking and finance and his passion in imparting knowledge, he took up lecturing appointments with many institutions. He was a Principal lecturer and Head of Department, Banking & Finance at the Kwara State Polytechnics, Ilorin, Principal Lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, and Lecturer 1 at Covenant University, Ota.

He later became the Registrar, Covenant University, Ota. Dr. J.N. Taiwo attended many executive management courses both within Nigeria and overseas. He carried out lots of successful assignments for the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

Dr. Taiwo is a seasoned writer and has co-authored many publications among which are – “Microfinance & Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development in Nigeria” and “Investments: General Issue Accounting the Nigerian Perspective”.

He is the Chairman Board of Directors of Covenant Microfinance Bank Limited. He is happily married with children.