Festus joined UP® in 2001 and has worked at different times in the company as Internal Auditor, Head of Group—Administration, HoD—Accounts; and Group Head—Finance and Accounts.
He is an Accounting (B.Sc. & M. Sc.) graduate of the University of Lagos and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He was admitted as an Associate (ACA) member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in January 1991 and he is currently a Fellow of the Institute.
Festus has held various positions in Finance, Accounting and Auditing including Finance Manager with Nigeria Tobacco Company Limited (BAT) and Accountant with Elf oil Nigeria Limited. Festus is an alumnus of the famous Lagos Business School where he concluded an Advanced Management Programme in 2010. As Director, Festus leads the Group Head—Corporate Services, Group Head - Finance and Accounts; and HoD—Settlement.