Funmi Onajide, the General Manager, Corporate Communications, of mobile communications giant, MTN Nigeria has resigned.
Information gathered by BRANDish indicates that her resignation will take effect in a couple of months’ time. It has also been gathered that Funmi will be leaving the mobile operator to pursue personal other career interests she has been nursing but which has not been given the needed push because of her fulltime job at MTN.
It is not clear what Funmi wants to do after leaving MTN but many in the company believe she is not leaving for another paid employment elsewhere but would, on the contrary, get involved in starting and growing a business of her own.
Funmi Onajide chairs the board of Standard Bearers School which she joined in 2012. As the General Manager, Corporate Affairs for MTN Nigeria, she is responsible for MTN Nigeria’s external and internal communications, PR and reputation management strategy.
Before she joined MTN Nigeria in June 2005, she had garnered sixteen years’ experience in the banking industry, and held top management positions in Corporate Banking, Personal and Private banking , Administration and Corporate Affairs.
Mrs Onajide earned degrees in Political Science, History and Economics from The University of Aberystwyth, Wales in 1986, and Law from The University of Cardiff, Wales in 1988. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989.