The new partners include Jide Adeola, Chidi Ojechi and Dele Oladipo of the firm’s Assurance practice, while Moshood Olajide, Kenneth Erikume and Chijioke Uwaegbute were admitted from the Tax & Regulatory services practices.
In congratulating the new partners, Uyi Akpata, Country Senior Partner, PwC Nigeria said: "PwC is known for developing top talent and these six professionals are great examples of what it means to be a leader at PwC. Their admission to the partnership is a tremendous achievement and the start of a new career journey. Their unique skills and experiences, combined with their passion for serving our clients and mentoring our people, will enable PwC in Nigeria to continue to be the market leader in delivering the highest quality of services."
The six new partners in Nigeria are among 24 new partners admitted across the firm in Africa this year, 21% of whom are female. The number includes 12 new partners in Assurance, 7 in Tax, and 5 in Advisory.
Akpata adds: “The partnership admissions this year in Nigeria and across Africa demonstrate strong progress in our strategic priorities of developing our next generation leaders, and accelerating gender diversity and transformation at leadership level. We look forward to celebrating all the ways their broad range of experiences, skills and backgrounds enhances the value we create in the marketplace.”