All about Access Bank acting CEO Bolaji Agbede’s marriage, husband, kids

Access Bank acting CEO, Bolaji Agbede.

Who is Bolaji Agbede?

Bolaji Agbede is a Nigerian banker and entrepreneur. She is the acting Managing Director and CEO of Access Bank Group (as of the time of writing). Agbede was appointed as the acting MD on February 12, 2024, days after the demise of the late CEO, Herbert Wigwe. However, her appointment is subject to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s approval.

Bolaji Agbede’s full name is Bolaji Olaitan Agbede. She was born the third of seven children on October 22, 1969. The Access Bank’s acting CEO is 54 years old as of May 2024.

Bolaji Agbede (Left) and some of her siblings (as kids), pictured with their mother.

About Bolaji Agbede’s parents and siblings

Bolaji Agbede’s parents are late. However, some unofficial sources claim that her father was a civil servant, while her mother was a teacher. 

Access Bank acting CEO Bolaji Agbede has 6 siblings. DNB Stories Africa gathered that the banker has five sisters and a brother. Bolaji’s younger sister, Titilope Adewusi, co-founded 9ijakids, an online learning platform for children.

Bolaji Agbede (Middle), and her lookalike sisters, Titilope (Left) and Yeside (Right).

How Bolaji Agbede became Access Bank’s acting CEO

Bolaji Agbede was appointed as the acting CEO of Access Bank Group on February 12, 2024, to replace Herbert Wigwe, who died in a helicopter crash three days earlier. 

Before she was appointed Access Bank MD, Agbede was the bank’s founding Executive Director in charge of business support. Meanwhile, she joined Access Bank in 2003 as an Assistant General Manager. In the same year, she served as the CEO of JKG Limited – a business consulting firm. 

Bolaji holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The Access Bank acting CEO also has a master’s degree from Cranfield University. Agbede has vast experience in the banking industry spanning over 30 years, having started her career in 1992 at Guaranty Trust Bank (GTCO). 

Bolaji Agbede, Herbert Wigwe, and CEO Kia Motors Nigeria, Jacky Hathiramani (Middle).

About Bolaji Agbede’s marriage and husband

As of May 2024, information about Access Bank acting CEO Bolaji Agbede’s marriage is scarce in the media. While some reports claim that the banker is married to her husband, whose identity is unknown, others say she is not married yet. 

It is difficult to confirm Bolaji Agbede’s marital status because she is mostly addressed as “Ms” in her career. Bolaji has also kept details about her marriage and husband away from the media, as of the time of writing this article.

Bolaji Agbede and Victor Etuokwu (Deputy MD, Access Bank).

List of Bolaji Agbede’s past relationships and boyfriends

Information about Bolaji Agbede’s past relationships and boyfriends is currently unavailable. In fact, the Access Bank acting CEO has managed to keep her relationships and family private.

About Bolaji Agbede’s children

As of May 2024, information about Bolaji Agbede’s children is scarce in the media. It remains unclear whether the banker has any kids, even though unofficial sources claim she has three children.

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