Autobiography tells life story of Zenith Bank founder
By Nsikan Ikpe
It was a roll call of dignitaries in Lagos Monday as the founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, presented his book, Africa Rise and Shine.
Guests included Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu, the Emir of Kano, Vanguard Newspapers Publisher, Sam Amuka-Pemu, and Governors Akinwumi Ambode and Kashim Shettima of Lagos and Borno States.
A 250-page narrative, the book tells the story of the rise from humble beginnings to success and fame of one of Africa’s richest men and contemporary business story.
It is published under the auspices of Forbes Books, an imprint of the notable business affairs journal, Forbes Magazine.
Zenith Bank Chairman, Jim Ovia