Our promoters and facilitators include,
Mr. Musbahu Abba El Yakub is our Managing Consultant/Programs Coordinator. He holds a second-class upper division BSc (Hons.) and MSc degrees in Nuclear Physics and as well as a Master of Business Administration degree. He has worked as a lecturer in one of Nigeria’s premier universities before moving on to the banking industry.
He rose to the rank of a Manager/Branch Head before he moved to one of the country’s largest conglomerates as a General Manager. He headed the Strategic Services as well as Import, Clearing and Logistics Units of the conglomerate. He resigned voluntarily to run his private consulting businesses.
Over the years, Mr. El Yakub has worked as a business consultant and is passionate about entrepreneurial development in Nigeria. He runs a blog, www.melyakub.com, aimed at supporting and guiding African entrepreneurs. He is an author, avid reader, trainer and travels widely around the world.
Mr. Kamoru Adeleke Adigun: Mr. Adigun holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy, a Masters degree in Managerial Psychology and is currently a PhD student at the Monarch Business School, Switzerland. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria (where he was also a President). He is a member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria; National Institute of Management as well as Institute of Directors. Mr. Adigun has been and is a member of several Boards such as Oando Togo, Oxygen Manufacturing Company Limited etc. He has been involved in several businesses and consultancy projects.
Mr. Adigun is an accomplished Chartered Accountant with robust academic, industry and consulting experience.
Dr. Nuruddeen A. Abdullahi: Dr. N. A. Abdullahi is a graduate holding a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bayero University Kano, as well as MA in Finance and Investment and PhD in Finance from University of Exeter, United Kingdom. He has attended several local and foreign courses, and has numerous research publications to his credit. He is a Fellow of many professional associations such as Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (‘ANAN’); Nigerian Institute of Management (‘NIM’); Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria (‘CITN’).
Dr. Abdullahi has worked in the public sector serving as General Manager, Kano State Investment and Properties Ltd; Executive Director, Kano State Computer Centre; Managing Director, Dala Building Society plc., etc. He was a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for African Entrepreneurship Research at Bayero University Kano and the current Registrar of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria. Over the last several years, Dr. Abdullahi has been actively involved in administration, training, business consultancy and research.