Mary Akpobome Bio

Many know her as Ali Baba’s wife but Mary Akpobome is much more than that. The top banker who was born July 11, 1968, turned 50 today and there are so many things worth knowing about her.

1. Mary Akpobome was born on July 11, 1968, to Ben Bassey Udoh, and Janet Bassey Udoh in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria.

2. She attended Qua Iboe Mission Secondary School, Etinan, Akwa Ibom and proceeded to the University of Benin where she studied Theatre Arts graduating in 1991.

Royal.. evergreen beauty

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3. Mary started her banking career in 1991 and in her over 2 decades of banking experience she has worked in Citizens International Bank (now Enterprise Bank Limited, Nigeria) and Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank). Before joining Heritage Banking Company Limited as a pioneer Executive Director.

I nearly no come know my wife again… shuooooooo

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4. In 2001, she enrolled at the University of Lagos where she obtained her MBA.

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5. She is also an alumnus of the prestigious INSEAD Business School, Orchestrating Winning Performance (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland and the Lagos Business School (LBS).

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6. She is a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD), a fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (ICA) and also the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN).

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7. In 2006, she married her longtime heartthrob, Alibaba Akporobome.