Hon. Onejeme acquired over 27years of professional experience in the banking and financial services industry, both in Nigeria and across Africa, including over 14years at general management and executive management positions in top financial institutions, before being appointed Honourable Commissioner for Industry, Trade & Commerce.
He served and retired as the Executive Director of Corporate Banking at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) where he previously held the positions of Executive Director of Corporate and International Banking; Group Director, International Banking and Financial Services; Chief Executive Officer of UBA East & Southern Africa; Chief Executive Officer of UBA West and Central Africa and Group Treasurer of UBA Group. Mr. Onejeme graduated from the University of Nigeria in 1986 with a First Class honours Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Honorary Senior Member, The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and alumnus of several executive education programmes, including the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania USA; University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Illinois, USA; Euromoney Training Centre, Surrey, London United Kingdom, and the Lagos Business School.