Management Team

 

MANAGEMENT TEAM
APT SECURITIES AND FUNDS LIMITED's At Apt Securities and Funds Limited, we have a team of dedicated professionals with passion for excellence who are always on hand to handle all aspects of the Company's businesses in order to meet the present day ever dynamic and challenging environment.

 

KASIMU GARBA KURFI (MANAGING DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER)

(MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO)

Kasimu Garba Kurfi, holds a B.Sc. (Accounting), 2nd Class Upper, from Bayero University, Kano, in 1987, and M.Sc. (Accounting) from University of Lagos. He is a Council Member of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (FCS). He is also an authorised Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. His working experience spans over twenty years (20) covering the public sector, oil and gas, financial services / stockbroking industry.
 
He started his career as an Accountant with the Ministry of Finance, Katsina, from where he was deployed to the State?s Ministry of Education. Later he joined African Petroleum Plc as an Internal Auditor and later moved to New Africa Merchant Bank Plc from where he was seconded to Newdevco Finance Services Company Limited. In the course of his career he was exposed to various aspects of management, accounting, 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. He is also the Chairman of MTI Plc and MIMAC Resources Limited and also a Director in urban Development Bank of Nigeria Plc, APT Pension Funds Managers Limited, Clayberg Limited and APT Beurea de Change Limited, among other companies

NANPON JATAU

(HEAD, CAPITAL MARKET SERVICES)

Nanpon Jatau holds a B.Sc. (Business Management) from University of Jos in 1997 and a Diploma in Accounts and Audit from Plateau State Polytechnic in 1995. He has over ten (10) years working experience.He is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (ACS) and an authorised Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

He started his career with Tarabaroz Fisheries Limited. He was a Dealing Broker with WSTC Financial Services Limited, Newdevco Finance Services Company Limited and F&C Securities Limited respectively before joining the services of APT SECURITIES AND FUNDS LIMITED as Head, Capital Market Services.

BOLANLE OYEKAN

(SECRETARY/LEGAL ADVISER)

Bolanle Oyekan.

holds an LL.B with honours from Ogun State University (now Olabisi
Onabanjo University) and also from the Nigerian Law School as a Barrister
and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. She is an Associate of the
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK Branch). 
She is also a qualified Chartered Secretary having graduated as the overall best graduating student
in her set with Distinctions in Corporate Governance and Corporate
Secretaryship. She is a member of the Business Recovery Insolvency
Practitioners Association of Nigeria and Insolvency International. 
Bolanle
was the Financial Secretary and later the Assistant Secretary of the Capital
Market Solicitors Association. Before joining APT Securities and Funds
Limited as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, she practiced in top notch Law
firms in Nigeria for over 9(nine) years  with core experience in Corporate
Finance. She has attended courses both locally and internationally.

 

BADARU ABDULSALAM ABUBAKAR

(HEAD, FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS)

Badaru Abdulsalam Abubakar is a graduate of Accounting (B.Sc, 2:1) from Bayero University, Kano in 1998 and MBA from Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto. In addition he is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

His work career spanned over twelve years, transcending both private and public sectors of the economy. He started his career with United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc and later moved to the National Examinations Council (NECO) as an Accountant.  Thereafter, Mr. Abdulsalam joined the services of Nigerian Telecommunications Plc (NITEL) as Territorial Auditor from where he joined APT SECURITIES AND FUNDS LIMITED.

HUDA KASSIM

(HEAD, COMPLIANCE)

 Huda Kassim heads Compliance department of APT Securities and funds limited. She is an Associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN), and a graduate of Accounting from University of Maiduguri.
Prior to her appointment at Apt Securities and Funds Limited, she has trained with Maaji & Co (Chartered Accountants). She worked as acting head of Internal Control and compliance department in Leadcapital plc.
In the course of her career, she was exposed to various aspect of Auditing, Accounting, Stock broking and Tax Matter functions.