Details of Polaris Bank CEO Omokayode Lawal’s marriage, wife, kids

Polaris Bank CEO, Omokayode Lawal.

Who is Omokayode Lawal?

Omokayode Lawal is a Nigerian banker. He is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Polaris Bank. Omokayode became the CEO in January 2024 after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sacked the former MD Adekunle Sonola.

Omokayode’s full name is Lawal Mudathir Omokayode Akintola. However, details of his date of birth and age are currently scarce in the media. 

About Omokayode Lawal’s parents and siblings

As of April 2024, information about Omokayode Lawal’s parents and siblings is scarce in the media. The banker seems to protect his privacy as he rarely discusses his family in public.

Mr Kayode Lawal and others at the 2024 International Women’s Day Webinar hosted by Polaris Bank.

How Omokayode Lawal became Polaris Bank CEO

Omokayode Lawal was appointed as Polaris Bank CEO after the CBN dissolved the Board and Management of Polaris Bank, Union Bank, and also Keystone Bank on January 10, 2024.

However, Lawal started his banking career in 1987 with NBM Bank, working in various marketing roles. Thereafter, he was appointed as the bank’s treasurer. Kayode Lawal served NBM Bank for about 18 years (1987-2005).

Omokayode has reportedly worked with other banks, such as Prime Merchant Bank, Ecobank, and Sterling Bank. According to his LinkedIn page, he worked at Sterling Bank in 2006 as the Head of the Treasury Marketing Unit. The Polaris Bank CEO served the bank for 12 years, before leaving in 2018 as an Executive Director. 

Omokayode Lawal as a Sterling Bank Executive, pictured with the then First Lady of Lagos State, Abimbola Fashola, in 2013.

About Omokayode Lawal’s marriage and wedding

As of the time of writing this article (April 2024), information about Omokayode Lawal’s marriage and wife is unavailable. In fact, the Polaris Bank CEO has managed to keep his relationships and family private.

Is Nnenna Kayode-Lawal the wife of Omokayode Lawal?

Even though Omokayode Lawal and Nnenna Kayode-Lawal share the same last name, it remains unclear whether they are a couple or related. 

Nnenna Kayode-Lawal is also a banker. She is the Group Head of Energy and Technology, Corporate Banking Division, at Keystone Bank. Nnenna was born in August 1973 and is 50 years old as of April 2024. The banker is married to her husband and their union is blessed with two kids. However, just like the Polaris Bank CEO, Nnenna Kayode-Lawal has kept the identity of her spouse private.

Nnenna Kayode-Lawal and her daughters.

About Omokayode Lawal’s children

As of April 2024, information about Omokayode Lawal’s kids is scarce in the media. In fact, it is unclear whether the Polaris Bank CEO has any children.

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