Ado Yakubu Wanka
Ado Yakubu Wanka is an alumni of Harvard Business School, Boston, United States of America and Institute of Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland. He holds a B.Sc.(second class upper) in Chemical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a MBA from the same university.
His work experience span over engineering to banking and investment. He started his career as a Process Engineer in Ashaka Cement Company Plc between the periods, 1978 1985. He later joined the New Nigeria Development Company Limited (1985 - 1988) where he served in various capacities of Senior Investment Executive and Head of Divestiture Department.
He had a brief stint with Nigeria International Bank Limited as Deputy Manager and later moved to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC, 1988-1989) where he served in various capacities such as Head of Strategic Planning Section, among other post held. His outstanding management style further took him to FSB International Bank Plc (1991-1997) as Group Head, Institutional Banking from where he rose to Executive Director of various departments such as Business Development, Operations and Corporate Strategic Marketing.
From there he proceeded to then Gamji Bank of Nigeria Plc where he was the Managing Director/CEO (1997-1998). A Y Wanka finally joined the services of First Bank of Nigeria in 1998 till date where he held the position of Executive Director (Corporate/Investment Banking) and also Internal Nominee Director to subsidiaries such as First Registrars, First Trustees and Vnetworks (Vmobile).
Mohammed Kabir Musa
Mohammed Kabir Musa is a product of West Bromwish College of Wednesbury West of Midland, United Kingdom, with a B.Sc. (Business Administration). He also holds a Post -Graduate Diploma and MBA from Polytechnic of Stock-on-Trent, United Kingdom, and Aston University, Birmingham respectively, including professional Diploma in Marketing and Purchasing and Supply from United Kingdom. He is a fellow of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB).
He worked with Ministry of Health (Principal Health Superintendent), High Court of Justice (Assistant Registrar) and Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Kaduna (Senior Commercial Officer). His span of experience also covered the banking industry where he rose to the position of Deputy General Manager before retiring to his private business. He is a member of the Board of Directors of many companies.
Al-Mujtaba Abubakar Gumi
Al- Mujtaba Abubakar was born in 1951, attended Ledds Polytehnic in United Kingdom. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is highly experienced and knowledgeable in the financial sector of the economy; he was one time an Executive Director in Afribank Plc and later the Managing Director of Assurance Bank. Alh Al-Mujtaba is presently the Managing Partner of the Northern region of Akintola Williams Deloite & Co. (one of the leading audit firm in Nigeria). He is presently the chairman of the Board of APT Securities & Funds and Abdulson Nigeria Limited. Other companies of which he was a member of their Board includes Afribank Merchant Bank, IBWA finance company , Afribank Insurance Brokers and Kaduna Textiles Limited.
Kasimu Garba Kurfi
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer
Kasimu Garba Kurfi, holds a B.Sc. (Accounting), 2nd Class Upper, from Bayero University, Kano, in 1987, and M.Sc. (Accounting) from the University of Lagos. He is a Council Member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA) and Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (ACS) respectively. He is also an authorised Dealing Clerk of the Exchange. He worked with the Ministry of Finance and deployed to the Ministry of Education in Katsina State as an Accountant, other charges.
He later joined African Petroleum Plc and moved to New Africa Merchant Bank Plc where he was deployed to Newdevco Finance Services Company Limited where he acquired diverse experience in both the money market and capital market. He left Newdevco to head the management team of APT SECURITIES AND FUNDS LIMITED as Managing Director/Chief Executive.