Dr. Sarah Adenike Morocco-Clarke, Nigeria’s first female banker, has died at the age of 80.
Born on the 13th of May 1938, the Morocco-Clarke matriarch passed away peacefully on Sunday, 16 September 2018, after a short illness.
We are very sad to announced the passing away of the first female banker, Morocco-Clarke who has died at the age of 80, she passed away after a short illness on the 16th of September 2018.
Morocco Clarke, started her career with First Bank (then Bank of British West Africa, and subsequently Standard Bank) as a pioneer female employee, rose through the ranks at First Bank Nigeria and was made the Services Manager and Secretary to the South Administration, wherein she had a mandate that covered the services of all the First Bank branches in Southern Nigeria.
-Sarah Morocco-Clarke was the manager of numerous First Bank branches in Lagos and was subsequently made a Regional Manager in charge of Bendel, Ogun and Oyo states.
-Sarah Moroco was also an Area Manager in the Western part of Nigeria. Popularly known as the ‘Iron Lady’ , a moniker seemingly taken from references to the then British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, Sarah Morocco-Clarke was given this nickname because of her stern mien and no-nonsense attitude professionally.
-The Morocco-Clarke matriarch leaves behind six successful children, thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, Sarah Morocco-Clarke, an alumnus of Queen’s College Lagos, Nigeria.Do you ever witness anything interesting or exciting? Just take out your phone and send us the exclusive pictures or video and we will pay you cash. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include location, date, involved persons or why it is important and other details.