The management of the Nigerian Football Federation yesterday felicitated with the Managing Director/ Chief Executive officer of Financial Directive Company limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane on his appointment as Chairman of the Presidential committee on new minimum wage.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on Wednesday inaugurated the committee, just his first meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in 2019. The committee forms the technical advisory body for the implementation of the new minimum wage for Nigeria works.

NFF in reaction to the latest development was quick to congratulating Rewane with Pinnick stating that he was convinced of the integrity, capacity and competence of Mr Rewane.

“When the present NFF board came into office, we sought advice on the most respected and credible company to make our Financial Consultants, and Financial Derivatives Company Limited came highly recommended. We did not hesitate to appoint the company. The company has also become our Financial Adviser.

“We trust that Mr. Rewane and his committee will do a great job to justify the confidence reposed in them by President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR).”
Bismarck Rewane from the University of Ibadan in 1972, where he studied Economics and became an Associate of the The Institute of bankers (England and Wales) three years later. In 1976, he joined the First National Bank of Chicago, USA as Deputy Manager (Credit). He joined the International Merchant Bank (Nigeria) in 1981 and served as General Manager until 1996.

He has been an independent Non-Executive Director/Member, Statutory Audit Committee of FCMB Group since 2002, and serves on the boards of several blue –chip concerns within Corporate Nigeria. He has also addressed countless professional and business gatherings on subjects such as foreign exchange management, liability management in a deregulated economy, tools of money market analysis and techniques of investment in public debt instrument.