Board of Directors
Mr. Frank Nneji, OON
Is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. He founded the Company in 1993. He also is the Chairman of ABC Express Courier Limited; a subsidiary of ABC Transport Plc. A 1982 graduate of Biological Sciences of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, he passed through the Chief Executive Programme of the Lagos Business School (LBS), Nigeria , and Wharton Business School , USA . Mr. Nneji served as the President of Owerri Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OCCIMA) from 2000-2003 and has also represented the transport sector as a pioneer Member of the Board of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA). He has won many awards for his innovation and successful business initiatives, a few of which are the Outstanding Young Person of the Year award in 1997 from Nigerian Jaycees, 2001 Fate Model Entrepreneur of the Year Award for creating excellence and ethics in business from Fate Foundation; Silver Jubilee Award from the Imo State Government for distinguished contribution to the development of Imo State also in 2001. Mr. Nneji is an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), UK , and a recipient of the National Honour of the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).
Mr. Jude Nneji
Mr. Jude Nneji is the Deputy Managing Director of ABC Transport Plc. He started his career with Rapido Ventures Limited after his graduation in Pharmacy from the University of Nigeria , Nsukka in 1990. He is also a 2002 graduate of the Advanced Management Programme run by the Lagos Business School ( Pan African University ). He has participated in various International Conferences relating to Logistics and Tourism. He joined ABC Plc. at inception as an Executive Director and oversees the company's operations in the Western Zone. He has been able to bring his wealth of experience in administration to bear in the smooth and more efficient running of the company.
Mr. Olumide Obayomi is a non-executive Director. He joined African Capital Alliance (ACA), the holding company of Capital Alliance Nigeria, in July 1998. He brought his wealth of experience in accounting, financial reporting & control, taxation & general management both in the public and private sectors to the firm. He also has competences in financial modeling, , business valuation, strategic planning, business management & establishment and management of new businesses. He has an upward of 20 years post-degree experience including over 15 years experience in the financial services sector. Prior to joining ACA, Olumide had worked with the Ogun State University where he left in 1990 as a Principal Accountant. He was Assistant Chief Accountant in a multinational bank in Nigeria until 1993 when he joined a Nigerian investment group where he eventually had responsibility of the management of 2 non-bank financial institutions, a finance company and a mortgage institution. Olumide holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master's degree in Finance. He is a Nigerian chartered accountant (FCA) and an associate of both Nigerian Institute of Management and Chartered Institute of Taxation. He serves on the board of a number of Nigerian companies (including ABC Transport Plc.).
Mr. Kabiru Abdullahi Yusuf
Is a non- executive Director. He is the Editor-in-Chief and Chief Executive Officer of Media Trust Limited. He was a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Political Science, Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto and has worked in various media capacities as a columnist and commentator. He was the Editor, Daily Triumph; Executive Editor, Citizen Magazine; Foreign Correspondent, BBC Africa Service and TV Presenter, NTA Sokoto. He is widely traveled. In 1981, he won a graduate fellowship to Canada; a traveling grant to the United States in 1985 and a research grant to five Southern African countries in 1994. He holds a first degree in History & Political Science from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Masters Degree in Political Economy from the Univeristy of Toronto, Canada.
Mr. Uche Ohimai-Ehimiaghe
Mrs Uche Ohimai-Ehimiaghe represents Leoandoe Investments. She holds a B.A (Hons) in English Language from Lagos State University (1998) as well as an Executive Management Certificate in Strategic Leadership from Simmons College, Boston Massachusetts U.S.A (2002). She is a seasoned Human Resource Management professional with a wealth of living experience. She had a brief stint as a Personnel Officer with Nigerian Population Commission (NPC) before joining the Shell Group in 1991 where she served in various Human Resources capacities. Some positions she held in Shell Group include: Head, Human Resources Unit (External Relations); Head; Human Resource Unit (Human Resources); Senior HR Policy Development Adviser; HR Adviser , Policy Development; Industrial & Employee Relations Adviser.
Mrs. Uche Ohimai-Ehimiaghe is currently a member of the Board of Directors of 3 very successful organisations in Africa. She was a Lagos State Gubernatorial candidate for the Fresh Democratic Party during the April 2007 election, a true testament of her sense of social responsibility and dedication to public service.
MR John Okoro
Mr. John Okoro is a non-executive Director and holds a Bachelor of Agriculture Degree in Agricultural Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Banking & Finance from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (ACIB) and also a seasoned Banker and worked for a period of 20 years for First Bank of Nigeria Plc in both senior and management levels. He is currently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Summertime International Ltd, a firm of financial consultants and business facilitators.
Mr. Frank Nneji, OON
Frank Nneji holds a B.Sc in Zoology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and has won many awards for his innovative and successful business initiatives, including the Fate Model Entrepreneur Award from Fate Foundation, and has undergone executive programmes at Wharton Business School, Philadelphia (USA) and Lagos Business School (Nigeria).
Mr. Jude Nneji
Jude Nneji is the Deputy Managing Director. He joined the Company at the inception as a director with a B.Sc in Pharmacy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also graduated from the Advanced Management Programme run by Lagos Business School. He currently oversees the company's operation in the Western zone, Lagos.
Mr. Verere Tesman Regha (Rtd)
Verere Tesman Regha holds a B.Sc in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Benin. He was a foundation staff of FRSC and a facilitator of various road safety workshops and seminars. At present, he is responsible for formulating, developing and implementing traffic and safety blueprint.
Mr. Ifeanyi .A. Izuka was appointed to the Board of Directors of the company effective 15th of July, 2018. He joined the services of the company in 1998 in the Cargo department and subsequently rose through the ranks to become the Assistant General Manager in 2006. He became Group Head Passenger Operations and Logistics as a Deputy Manager in 2007. He was promoted to General Manager in 2017. Prior to his appointment to the Board of Directors, Mr Izuka was Head, Strategy, Research and Development.
Mr. Rex Okoro
Mr. Rex Okoro was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company effective 15th of July, 2018. He joined the company in 2008. He became the Chief Financial Officer and subsequently promoted to Assistant General Manager in 2010. He was promoted to Deputy General Manager in 2013 and was further promoted to General Manager in 2016. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Prior to his appointment to the Board, he was the Chief Financial Officer of the company.
Mr. Chijioke Steve Nwaimo
Chijioke .S. Nwaimo holds a Diploma in Accountancy from Federal Polytechnic, Nekede and B.Sc in Accountancy from Imo State University, Owerri. He is an Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Mr. OYELAMI AYOOLA
Mr. Oyelami Ayoola is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the ABC Cargo Division. He holds a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) from the Lagos State University (LASU), Master of Education (M.ED) in Curriculum & Religious Studies from University of Lagos (UNILAG), and Master in Business Administration & Management (MBA) in Strategic Marketing from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Oyo State.
Before joining the company, Mr. Oyelami held several managerial positions in many courier service- based organisations. He was the Product Manager (Haulage) of the FedEx Red Star Express, Lagos (July 2005-July 2009). He was also the Business Development Head of Courier Plus (an IRL Company), Lagos (January-December 2010). Between April 2011 and May 2014, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Regulus Logistics Ltd in Lagos. His immediate past position was the Head of Commercials (Sales & Logistics) of the Trans-Nationwide Express Plc (TRANEX) Plc, Lagos.
Ayo has attended various training programmes on logistics, planning, leadership, development and supply chain Management, amongst others. He is an Associate Member of the National Institute of Marketing (ANIM) as well as the National Institute of Logistics &Transport Management.