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NAHCO Plc Appoints Mr Idris Yakubu as Managing Director/CEO

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Friday, November 3, 2017 638 PM /NSE 

This is to inform the Nigerian Stocks Exchange (NSE) that the Board of Directors NAHCO PLC has appointed Mr. Idris Yakubu as the substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 3
rd November; 2017. He replaces Mrs. Folashade   Ode  who  was  the  Acting Director/CEO. 

Profile of Mr Idris Yakubu Managing Director/CEO, Nahco Plc
 
Mr. Yakubu has a distinguished career and wealth of experience, spanning 28 years in Financial Management, Leadership, Strategy, Business Development, Organizational change and business renewal. 

Prior to his appointment, Idris served as Executive Director, Skye Bank Plc, after many years in Fidelity Bank Plc, UBA Plc and Continental Merchant Bank Plc, with an extensive experience in delivering agreed Strategic Business imperatives. A consummate Relationship Manager, Team Builder and Turnaround Specialist, Idris was a key member of the Fidelity Bank Consolidation Implementation Team between October & December 2005 serving as Chairman, Marketing and Products Sub Committee, and a key member of the Leadership Team that led the Bank  to achieve the heights attained, until mid- 2015. He was reappointed by the Central Bank of Nigeria in July 2016 as a Member of the Intervention Board to help stabilize Skye Bank Plc. and chart its future following the dissolution of the Bank’s Board by the regulator.
 

Idris holds a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, a Master’s Degree in Banking & Finance (MBF) from the University of Lagos, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Jos. He attended Executive level training at Harvard Business School, USA, Oxford Said Business School, INSEAD, Wharton School and Kellogg School of Management, amongst many others. He was at the Lagos Business School (Pan Atlantic University) for the Advanced Management Program in 2010.
 

Idris is an Honorary Senior Member (HCIB) of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN); Member, Nigerian Chartered Institute of Management (MNIM); Member, Lagos Business School Alumni Association (LBSAA), AIESEC Alumni Nigeria, the Unijos Alumni Association, where He is National President, and lkoyi Club 1938. He is a Member, Governing Council of the University of Jos, amongst others.
 

Idris is Customer centric, passionate about Business transformation, Economic empowerment, Capacity building initiatives, Community & youth development, and helping the poor and less privileged. He is a mentor to many and a Seasoned Trainer, whose Hobbies include reading, writing, building infrastructure, travelling, photography, meeting people, current affairs and sports. Idris is happily married and hails from Ikka Ajengo, Ankpa Local Government of Kogi State.
 

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