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 the Westminster Business School, London, and a BA from Regents Business School, London. He also attended the College Du Leman and the Gstaad International School both in Switzerland, and the College of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Oxford, UK.

Aminu has attended many local and international trainings and workshops such as a Directors Training on Anti-Money Laundering & Combating of Financing of Terrorism – AML/CFT, facilitated by the CBN, an International Program on effective Enterprise Risk Management Oversight held in London, a workshop on capacity building programme on the Nigerian Sustainable banking principles facilitated by UNEP-FI to name a few.