Dr. Umar Idris to Speak on Sukuk And Nigeria's Economic Development

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WebTV's Islamic Finance Weekly will be featuring a robust conversation on "Sukuk And Nigeria's Economic Development"

 

Guest: Dr. Umar Mohammed Idris  

Date: Friday, April 02, 2021

Time: 1:00PM

Platform: Virtual Zoom Video Call

Highlights: To be deployed on WebTVNG Platform, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn

Host: Bukola Akinyele-Yisau


 

Key Discussion Points

  1. Key sectors that can sustain the Nigerian recovery and growth, and areas Islamic Finance can support.

 

  1. Ways Of Accelerating the Standardization and Compliance to Shariah-based principles, to grow Nigeria's non interest Finance Market.

 

  1. Opportunities for Issuing Future Sukuks to focus on areas like sustainable cities, health and education.

 

  1. The Impact Of Sukuk Investments On Infrastructure development in Nigeria

 

  1. Innovative Ways Of increasing awareness on the Benefits of Sukuk across the nation.

 

  1. Key Steps Nigeria must take to attain the status of Africa's leading Islamic Finance Hub. 

 

 

Guest Profile

Dr. Umar Mohammed Idris, is the Founder and CEO of Tiyoma for Islamic Banking and Finance consultancy, has over 20 years combined experience in the private, academia, as well as in the financial services regulation and supervision sectors across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

 

He has participated in various working groups for the issuance of shariah standards for Islamic financial institutions. He has also been involved in the development and drafting of standards, guidelines and frameworks for academic and financial institution, as well as supervision and regulation of Islamic finance for various countries.

 

Dr. Idris holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Banking and Finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia, and a Master Degree in Comparative Laws from the same university. He is a Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), He is also a member of the Malaysian Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIFP). Dr. Idris is a known Islamic banking and finance consultant, and has been active in providing Islamic finance training and consultancy to charity organizations, businesses and Islamic banks.

 

He also has a number of publications on Islamic banking, sukuk and, shariah compliant modes of investment.

 

In addition to these corporate engagements, he also held the positions of Associate Professor of Islamic Banking and Finance at Umm Al-Qura University K.S.A; Effat University K.S.A; Islamic University of Minnesota U.S.A; International Islamic University Malaysia and, Almadina International University Malaysia. He has also worked with International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).

 


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