Okon Amasi, Chairman - B.Sc. Biochemistry, PGD. Chemical Engineering, MBA, FNIMN, FICA 

Mr. Amasi has over 21 years experience in commercial banking Mr. Amasi out of which over 8 years was spent in Executive Management.

Mr. Amasi’s core area of competence includes Banking operations, Treasury operations, Commercial and Consumer banking as well as public sector Marketing/Corporate Finance. Mr. Amasi has worked in several banks including Diamond Bank Ltd, United Bank for Africa Plc and Societe General Bank Nigeria Ltd where he was an Executive Director.

Mr. Amasi is a Registered Marketer, Chartered Marketer and a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Marketing, a Fellow of Institute of Credit Administration and the Institute of Directors as well as Chairman of many companies including Procom Dynamics Ltd., Satellite Wireless Networking Nig. Ltd and TKM Meastro Ltd, Kenya. He has served on the board of several companies including De-Petraco Leasing Ltd., First Assurance Plc, Dowell Engineering & Construction Ltd and he is presently a member of the Governing Board of the Institute of Management & Finance and Managing Director, Mutual Alliance Mortgage Bank, Nigeria.

Mr. Amasi was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Uyo. He has served in various capacities in the Public service and is a member of Nigerian Economic Summit Group and was on the board of Abuja Investment Company (the Investment arm of the Federal Capital territory).

Mr. Amasi was awarded the chieftaincy Title of Iberedem Uyo (i.e. Pillar of Uyo) by the Paramount Ruler of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State for his outstanding achievements and contributions to Akwa Ibom State.

Mr. Amasi currently concluding his Doctoral studies in Business Management at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom and he is happily married to Mbuotidem and has two sons.

Dr. Uduak Ntekim Amasi, Director - HND (Accountancy); PGD (Business Administration); MBA (Business Studies & Dev.); PhD Business Administration (Marketing).

Dr. Uduak obtained upper credit and distinction respectively in accounting from her academic pursuit and has brought the same excellence into her professional and banking career. An alumnus of the Cross River State University of Science & Technology; University of Uyo; University of Witwatersrand (Wits Business School - Africa’s Premier Business School; University of North Texas (Toulouse Graduate School), USA and Northcentral University, USA.

Dr. Uduak has over 14 years’ experience in the banking industry. Her core competences include banking operations, treasury operations, financial control, risk management, customer relationship management, consumer marketing, branding, budgeting/forecasting, mortgage/real estate, as well as public relations and public speaking. She has worked with Savannah Bank of Nigeria; Access Bank of Nigeria; Courtesy Finance & Securities Ltd Owerri, Nigeria; Amana Construction Engineering Co. Nigeria; Quality Electrical Satellite Systems Ltd Nigeria; G-Tech Int’l; Amkon Ventures Nigeria; NMS Mortgage Services; Mutual Alliance Group, Apex PM, Market Research & Recruitment Consultants, as a principal consultant and is currently the Treasurer at Mutual Alliance Mortgage Bank, Nigeria.

Dr. Uduak has attended several courses in Nigeria and abroad, organized by; the graduate school, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITx) USA; Harvard University (Harvardx) USA; FullbridgeX, USA; University of Adelaide (AdelaideUx) Australia; Curtin University (CurtinUx) Australia; University of California (BerkeleyX) USA; Delft University of Technology (Delftx) Netherlands; Kyoto University (KyotoUx) Japan and IEEE-USA, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

Dr. Uduak has proven track record of growing businesses and exceeding targets. She is exposed to American, Asian and African cultures, speaking the language, and understanding the distinctions of communicating with dignitaries, government officials, and company leadership. She is a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA), USA. Dr. Uduak is blessed with three children.

Dienye Peterside, Chairman - B.Sc. Geography, RM, FNIMN

Mr. Peterside is a Leasing expert with over 20 years experience in leasing, he started his working career at Infonet Nig. in January 1990 and moved to Isengi Communications Limited from where he was seconded to International Securities Ltd (a division of Allstates Trust Bank Ltd), and In October 1990 he joined De Petraco Nig. as Executive Director, Marketing/Sales/Credit Control, a position he held until 1994.

Mr. Pete side, graduated from university of Port Harcourt in 1988 with a BSc in Geography, he later passed the professional Marketing Exams in 2006 and became a chartered Marketer, which qualified him as an RM (Registered Marketer). He was later elected a fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria in the same year (2006) after 15 years of consistent participation and strategic inputs in the development of the Institute.

Mr Peterside is a Director of several companies in Nigeria and other African countries, some of which include TKMP Engineering company ltd, Petrolseal Ocean & Energy Tanzania ltd, Petrolseal Engineering company Tanzania ltd, Multitek Technologies (Uganda) ltd etc. 

Mr Peterside became the Managing director of de Petraco Leasing company in 1994, a position he held until 2010 (16 years) when he became the pioneer Managing Director of TKM Maestro Nigeria Ltd (a Multinational Telecommunication / Information Technology Engineering company) which is a subsidiary of TKM Maestro Kenya.

Mr Peterside is a Member of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria. He enjoys Music, sports, philanthropy, travelling and wild life viewing / conservation. He is happily married with children. 

Dr. (Mrs) Mary E Essang, Director – NCE, B.A. ( Ph.D

Dr Mrs Mary Essang obtained her Certificate in education from Nottingham University, United Kingdom before proceeding to Michigan State University, USA for a Bachelors degree in Education. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Calabar, Nigeria.

Dr Mrs Mary Essang is an acclaimed academic with over 40 years experience in the education sector and she has published over 100 books and academic articles. She has served in various capacities in the educational sector some of which are Vice Principal and Principal, Federal government Girls College, Calabar, Nigeria, Assistant Director with federal ministry of Education, Nigeria, Senior Lecturer at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. She also served as the pioneer Chairman of Mutual Alliance Mortgage Bank, Nigeria.

Dr Mrs. Mary Essang is a well-known and committed community leader that was honored by her community with the chieftaincy title of “Onwonyi Anyanwa Ima Okpo” (meaning beloved daughter of Okpo Clan in Oron, Akwa Ibom State). She is a Fellow of the Institute of Administrative Management of Nigeria.

Dr Mrs. Mary Essang is a grandmother with several children and grand children and her hobbies include cooking, gardening and reading.



Bar. Mrs. Iheoma Ohakah, Company Secretary – B.A., LLB.

Bar. Mrs. Iheoma Ohakah graduated from the University of Calabar, Nigeria with a Bachelors degree in Law and she attended the Nigerian Law School, Abuja Nigeria where she was obtained an LLB.

Bar. Mrs. Iheoma Ohakah has over nine years experience in law practice in Nigeria and she has worked with several law firms including Chukwuemeka Umeh & Co, Amaka Ezeno & Co. Bar. Mrs. Iheoma Ohakah has also worked at management level with Consumer Bureau De Change Ltd and MDA Consulting Limited.

Bar. Mrs. Iheoma Ohakah is married with three kids and her hobbies include reading, travelling and music.