FEJIRO UGUTE: AN AMAZON OF MICRO-FINANCE BANKING IN DELTA STATE
Mrs. Oghenefejiro Evelyn Ugute “ FICA, MCIB” has recently risen to prominence in her career in micro-finance banking sector of the Nigerian banking industry, with her election as the General Secretary of National Association of Micro-Finance Banks in the South-South chapter, where she is representing Delta State.
After graduating with a B.Sc degree from the prestigious Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma in 2005 in Botany, Fejiro then discovered that her real calling was in the banking sector. That was what spurred her after her NYSC in 2008, to pursue a course in micro-finance at the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, coming out in 2015 with certificate -Micro Finance Certified Bankers.
Desperately looking for a niche for herself in human and economic leadership, she undertook a course and acquired a certificate on Women in leadership and Management Position from the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).
Still spinning the web of her professional network, Mrs. Fejiro Ugute, acquired a certificate on Rural Business Training from the National Association of Micro-Finance Banks (NAMB) in the year 2015. That same year, she stretched her tentacles to grab a fellow of the Institute of credit Administration, which added another feather to her cap with the prefix (FICA) to her name.
In 2017, the insatiable Evelyn Ugute racked up another laurel of Professional Postgraduate Diploma (PPDG) in credit Management from the Postgraduate School of credit and Financial Management.
She acquired a certificate on corporate Governance and Board Effectiveness from the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria.
Bitten by the bug of professional excellence, Fejiro Evelyn Ugute went on the race to possess a certificate on Digital Finance from the Lapo Institute for Micro Finance and Enterprise Development. She is also an author of many captivating and inspiring books, most of which have attained the height of best-seller, some selling 5000 copies within a year.
She created the Empowerment Scheme Success Triangle to help people, especially women and youths to have extra sources of income, helping them with website for their personal profile. Infact, her passion for women success leads to the establishment of the African Women Achievers Burean (AWAB), an online biography of women achievers in Africa. Mrs. Fejiro Ugute who was formerly a member of the Delta State exco of the National Association of Micro Finance Banks as their treasurer, has now moved to the South-South Regional chapter of the body as she won the position of the General Secretary during the August 2020 election. With this elevation, she is now the Representative of Delta State of the body at the South-South Zonal Level.
Meanwhile, Mrs. Ugute is still enjoying the fame of being the proud recipient of the award as the Banker of the year 2017.
Despite her commitments to her career, Mrs. Evelyn Ugute is a devoted family woman, married to Mr. Lucky Ugute with children.