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INTERACTIONS 2017

Keeping in touch with KPMG in Nigeria Alumni

Featured Interviews

M’fon Akpan Ebun Bolodeoku Adesuwa Ladoja Ademola Odeyemi Bayo Adeyemi Michael Ango

Excellence A Commitment to

In this issue

Seyi & Yomi’s Send-forth Our CSR Initiatives Picture story

Celebrating Exploits Achievements of KPMG Alumni

How well do you page 1 know KPMG?

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am excited to welcome you to the latest edition of ‘Interactions’ Magazine, a publication exclusively dedicated to you, the highly esteemed Alumni of KPMG in Nigeria. Every year, Interactions showcases interesting news on members of our Alumni group. It also allows us the opportunity to share important developments at the Firm with you. In this edition, we continue with our tradition of highlighting examples of the exciting experiences of our Alumni after leaving the Firm. We also present an interesting collection of informative and lifestyle articles.

Nike Oyewolu Head Markets Operations KPMG in Nigeria

Like the popular African proverb says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others”. This really sums up our view of the role of the Alumni network. Remember that as an Alumnus, you have access to various resources that will enable you to connect easily with other Alumni and the Firm. To do this, please visit the Alumni Page on the KPMG Nigeria website - https://home.kpmg. com/ng/en/home/alumni.html. There, you will find information on getting registered as an Alumnus, a link to the KPMG Alumni LinkedIn group, and so much more. We are continually open to your suggestions for advancing the KPMG Alumni network. Please feel free to send us any improvement ideas you may have via the contact details at the back of this magazine. Happy reading!

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Contents

Word from the 05 ATower

Greetings from the National Senior Partner and the Chief Operating Officer

Tax: 30 Communications A Burden Nigeria Can Do Without

38 Celebrating Exploits

Laudable achievements by KPMG Alumni

Well Do You 39 How Know KPMG Crossword puzzle

Seyi & Yomi’s Send Forth

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INTERVIEWS

COVER STORY Ademola Odeyemi

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Ebun Bolodeoku

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Water: The Secret to Looking Younger? page 4

Michael Ango

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M’fon Akpan

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‘Free’ Foods That Fill You Up When You Diet

Adesuwa Ladoja

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Bayo Adeyemi

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The KPMG Story

This is KPMG and this is our story

This is what we believe in

This is how we’l get there

When we unify behind our story we perform at our best.

– Lead by example – Respect the individual – Work together – Communicate openly

We will: – Drive a relentless focu quality and excellent s – Take a long-term, sust

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New NSP & COO ANNOUNCEMENT Kunle Elebute and Victor Onyenkpa assumed office as the National Senior Partner and Chief Operating Officer respectively on the 1st of October, 2016. Prior to their appointment, Kunle was Head of the Advisory Services Division, a position he held from 2008, while Victor was Head of the Tax Services Division in the same period.

Tower A Word from the

At KPMG we have an unwavering commitment to deliver on our purpose to ‘Inspire Confidence and Empower Change’. We believe that KPMG people - employees at the Firm and our KPMG Alumni Network - are a strong team for change in our society; and believe that indeed we are stronger together. We value the relationships we continue to nurture with our Alumni and