Our managing team
Mazars in Nigeria has an experienced workforce which comprises administrators and technical employees: auditors, consultants, tax experts and secretarial officers.
Our global size, experience and facilities allow us to mobilise competent multidisciplinary resources (accounting experts, auditors, secretarial officers, tax specialists and ICT experts) from all our offices worldwide and allows us to adapt to the clients.
Through their different training and experience, Mazars’ professionals in Nigeria combine the perfect command of their profession and know-how with the continuous research for innovative solutions adapted to the needs of companies and organizations that they advise.
United by a common willpower in the research for excellence, the professionals at Mazars in Nigeria believe in everyday performance measured by the satisfaction of their clients.
Olumuyiwa Coker, Managing Partner
Olumuyiwa is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a Chartered Tax Practitioner. He has had extensive experience in Audit, Management Consulting and Financial Advisory Services, covering periods in Deloitte and Ernst & Young and the predecessor firm Olawale Coker & Co., which was a partnership of Olu and his late father Mr. F. C. O. Coker (the first president and one of the founding fathers of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria), he was also the Group Managing Director of Lagos Water Corporation (the largest water utility in West and Central Africa) where he was responsible for the reform and restructuring of the utility and institutionalizing the framework for private sector participation in the sector in partnership with the World Bank and the IFC.
His professional background is in Audit and Assurance, Financial Advisory services, Tax, Strategy, and Consulting. As the Managing Partner of Mazars in Nigeria, Olu has been responsible for setting-up a new international brand "MAZARS" in Nigeria. Mazars was set up in Nigeria in 2011 as the top entity of the namesake international organization of audit, accounting, tax, regulatory and consulting services.
Uhabia Ojike, Managing Partner
Uhabia holds a B.Sc. in Banking & Finance from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and an MBA from the University of Manchester. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CITN).
He has over ten years’ experience working for Deloitte Nigeria and was a beneficiary of the Global Development Programme under which he was seconded to Deloitte in The Netherlands for a period of 18 months.
He has vast audit and taxation experience ranging across various industries. These include providing audit, tax, advisory services for multinational and national companies across the oil and gas, telecommunications, insurance, banking, manufacturing, trading and educational industries.
He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and attended the Leading Professional Services Firm Program at Harvard Business School.