The appointments have been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria and forwarded to the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Mrs. Aisha Waziri Umar and Dr. Abdullateef Bello are appointed independent non-executive directors, with effect from October 1, 202 while Dr. Sirajo Salisu is appointed as an executive director with effect from January 1, 2021.
Umar is a Legal Practitioner and Notary Public with over 23 year-experience across multiple sectors including law, banking, finance, public sector policy and administration. She is the founder of Inara Foundation, a non-governmental organization, assisting victims of violence in the northeast of Nigeria.
Bello has M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford (U.K). He was the recipient of the prestigious Rhodes scholarship, which enabled him to complete his studies at Oxford.
Dr. Salisu is a Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Fellow Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) and Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).