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Forthright Securities & Investments Limited is managed by competent and experienced staff under the leadership of Festus Olatunbode Ashogbon.
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Forthright Securities & Investments Limited is managed by competent and experienced staff under the leadership of Festus Olatunbode Ashogbon.



Festus Olatunbode Ashogbon holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees both in Economics from Ondo State University (now University of Ado Ekiti) in 1988 and University of Lagos Akoka in 1990 respectively. On completion of his Master of Science degree, he secured employment with International Funding Services Plc. He left there for Regent Capital Services Limited where he trained and qualified as an Authorised Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in December 1995 and became a Chartered Stockbroker in March 1997. He is also an Associate Member of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria. Between 1995 and 1996 he was with the National Bank of Nigeria where he was involved in the packaging and restructuring of the bank for the new investors.

He joined Dynamic Portfolios Limited in 1997 where he was exposed to packaging of securities for the investing public. He left Dynamic Portfolios Limited to join Mayfield Investments Limited as the Head of Capital Market. While at Mayfield Investments Limited, he single handedly managed the divestment of IGI & Associates Limited from Cooperative Bank Plc through the sale of 334,150,192 units on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange. In March 2000, he left Mayfield Investments Limited and joined Forthright Securities and Investments Limited as the head of Capital Market where he rose to the current position. He has participated in packaging of securities for sale to the investing public and attended many training courses. He is a board member of the Nigeria's leading Professional Accountancy Tuition Centre - Wyse Associates Limited. He has lectured Economics, Public Finance, and Fiscal Policy for over 20 years. Between 2001 and 2002 he was a part time lecturer at the Department of Banking and Finance, Lagos State University, Ojo.



He holds a bachelors of science degree in Economics and a master of science degree in finance. He is an associate member of the chartered institute of stockbrokers and a dealing clerk of the Nigerian stock exchange. He joined Forthright Securities and investments limited in 1996 as a marketing officer and later moved to the investment analysis table as an analyst.
He has attended various courses both locally and abroad on marketing of financial services, Investment analysis and portfolio management as well as analysis of fixed income investments.



She obtained an LLB from the Olabisi Onabanjo University and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2005. She later proceeded to the University of Ibadan, to obtain an LLM Degree. She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She was in private legal practice and had practiced with reputable law firm(s)  such as Morayo Lebi & Co., Abu Steve & Co. and D. Akin Akintoye & Co. before joining the firm of Diya Fatimilehin & Co, where she provided secretarial services and advisory roles. 



Has B.Sc Accounting from Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye, in 1991 MBA (International Business) from Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos in 2002. He is a fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) and Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He has worked as Financial Controller of several companies which include Xerox H.S. Nig. Ltd, Lagos, Dimkit Global Concept Ltd, Ilorin, Afro-Asia Automobile and Plastics Limited, Nnewi, Resources Improvement and Manufacturing Company Limited Nnewi both member of the Chicason Group Limited and General Manager of Suiming Electrical Limited, Asaba. He has wealth of experience in manufacturing and financial services management spanning over 24 years. He is the Head, Accounts and Compliance of Forthright Securities & Investments Limited.



Debbie a linguistic graduate from the University of Benin manages the customer service desk of the company. She worked as a presenter of Corpers forum and Vox Pop breakfast news with the Kano State Radio Corporation during her service years. Thereafter, she worked as client service officer with Techno Arts Afrique before Joining Forthright Securities as a Customer Service Officer.