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Alhaji Ibrahim Muhammad Kashim holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, and is a 1983 graduate of Law from the University of Sokoto. He started holding high capacity positions early enough in his eminent career following his stint as Company Secretary and Legal Adviser at the Bauchi Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd (BPPC) where he served with distinction. This position sharpened his intellect and deepened his overall knowledge that led him to an illustrious career at the Bureau of Public Enterprises where he served as Director (Post Privatization Monitoring Department) from 2012 to 2015. [...]

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Abe is a graduate of the prestigious University of Lagos, and is a member of the Petroleum Equipment Supplier of America (PESA), Lagos Polo Club and the USA Honour Society. A consummate businessman and serial investor with deep experience in the private sector, Abe has served at various senior capacities in a wide range of industries such as Country Adviser, Africa Merchant Bank (Fortis Bank), Paris France; Executive Director, EURONET Nigeria Ltd; Chairman, SDEM Erectors Nigeria Ltd; Executive Director/Country Rep, VPEOPLE Energy Nig Ltd – the largest ship management company in the world. He has proven his integrity and business [...]

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Aminu is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Energy; an energy distribution company that pioneered diesel home delivery services in the North. He is a member of both the Institute of Directors (IoD) and the Bank Directors Association of Nigeria (BDAN). Aminu serves as Vice - Chairman at Unity Bank Plc, and has also served in various capacities on a number of committees at the bank such as Chairman, Board Credit Committee; Chairman, Board Governance and Nominations Committee; Member, Board Audit Committee; Member, Board Finance and General Purpose Committee to name a few. He holds an MA from [...]

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Dr. Funsho is a member of the Institute of Director (IoD); the Chartered Institute of Banking; the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the American Chemical Society. Dr. Funsho was awarded a PhD in Bio-organic Chemistry from the School of Chemistry, University of East Anglia in 2012, and an MSc in Medicinal Chemistry from University College, London (2007). She also attended St. Edmunds College, Ware, Hertfordshire, UK. She possesses astute research, supervisory and technical experience in Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Analytical techniques and Molecular Biology/Biochemistry. Dr. Funsho has attended a wide spectrum of regional and international trainings and workshops such as a Credit [...]

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A 1982 Graduate of the prestigious United States Army War College; Senator Major-General Mohammed Magoro (rtd) was the immediate past Senator representing Kebbi-South Senatorial District in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He has served with distinction as Federal Commissioner for Transport (1976-1978), Minister of Internal Affairs (1984-1985), and Chairman National Maritime Authority (1987-1991), and is a member of several Senate Committees, amongst which he serves as Chairman, Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence. The Distinguished Senator is extensively travelled and has held various Military Commands and appointments; Commandant, Nigerian Army School of Infantry (1982-1983), and Commander Brigade of Guards [...]

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Hajiya Wabi is an accomplished and versatile individual with deep knowledge and experience in the Nigerian Public Sector. She has held various senior positions in different Nigerian Ministries and Parastatals and has served with distinction as Minister of Finance from 2010 – 2011. She has demonstrated her sterling leadership attributes while serving as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs Borno State, (2009 – 2010); Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Borno State, (2007 – 2008); The Accountant General of Borno State (2003 – 2007), Director of Finance and Accounts at the Ministry of Works & Housing, [...]

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CHAIRMAN Thomas Akoh Etuh has over the years acquired rich executive management experience spanning banking, corporate management, corporate leadership, and business administration. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unity Bank Plc, and has served as the pioneer Vice Chairman of the Board of the Bank. A successful and serial entrepreneur/investor, Thomas is the Founder/Chairman of the TAK group of companies, and holds similar business interests covering a wide range of industries both locally and internationally that include TAK Continental Limited, TAK Aviation, Thomasses and Associates Limited (UK) and Cape Cross Salt (PTY) of Namibia to name [...]

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