Details of FCMB CEO Yemisi Edun’s marriage, husband and kids

Who is Yemisi Edun?

Yemisi Edun is a Nigerian banker. She is the managing director and chief executive officer of First City Monument Bank (FCMB). Edun is the first woman to hold the position of CEO in the history of FCMB. She became CEO in July 2022 and was preceded by Adam Nuru. In 2023, Edun was named Banker of the Year at the Leadership Awards.

Yemisi Edun was born on March 2, 1964, in Lagos, Nigeria and is currently 60 years old.

About Yemisi Edun’s parents

As of the time of publishing this article (March 2024), information about Yemisi Edun’s parents is unavailable. In an interview, Yemisi Edun spoke about her mother, who passed in 1974 from breast cancer, stating that the need to find a cure for the disease was what inspired her to study Chemistry at the University.

She said:

“I was very close to my mother, when I was young. As I gained admission, September 1974, my mother got ill and I was told the nature of the illness was breast cancer and she started deteriorating … and before it’s known, she passed.”

About Yemisi Edun’s siblings

As of March 2024, information about Yemisi Edun’s siblings is not publicly available. She is very protective of her privacy and rarely discusses her family in public.

About Yemisi Edun’s educational background

Yemisi Edun graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly known as the University of Ife) with a degree in Chemistry. Afterwards, she attended the University of Liverpool in England where she graduated with a master’s degree in International Accounting and Finance. Edun is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a certified financial analyst.

Yemisi Edun.

About Yemisi Edun’s marriage and wedding

As of the time of publishing this article (March 2024), it is known that Yemisi Edun is married and has a husband. However, the identity of her spouse remains a mystery. The bank CEO has a reputation for shielding details of her personal life from the public.

About Yemisi Edun’s personal life

Yemisi Edun is a very private person and she prefers to stay out of the limelight. Information about her personal life especially regarding her husband and children is currently unavailable.

About Yemisi Edun’s children

Yemisi Edun has two children from her marriage, however, their identities are currently unknown. DNB Stories Africa gathered that Yemisi Edun’s children are already grown-ups who are successful in their own fields.

Her daughter got married to her heartthrob in 2022 in Lagos.

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Azeezat Adeniji is an English Language student from Nigeria. She enjoys reading, writing and trying new recipes.

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