The Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr Abudullahi Sule has approved the appointed of 24-year-old Cambridge scholar, Al-Amin Malami and 32-year-old Musa Abubakar as Executives of the Nasarawa State Investment and Development Agency (NASIDA). The appointment showcases the commitment of the administration to harnessing the potential of young minds in the drive for economic development. The two scholars were appointed Vice Presidents of the Agency.
Malami, who holds a first-class bachelors degree in Engineering and a Masters Degree in Industrial Systems, Manufacturing and Management from the University of Cambridge brings to NASIDA, a robust background in investment management and management consultancy, having worked under the Investment Corporation of Dubai as a Consultant to Emirates Airlines with stints at Aston Martin and Boeing.
Abubakar, 32, is a graduate of Business Innovation and Management from the University of Greenwich, United Kingdom. His expertise lies in business operations and business reforms. He previously ran multiple small businesses in Agriculture and Real Estate, and brings to the table, an in-depth understanding of SMEs to provide solutions to the barriers that impede business operations in Nigeria.
Chief Executive Officer, Nasarawa Investment and Development Agency, Ibrahim Abdullahi, described the new appointees as “brilliant minds,” while welcoming them to the leadership of the Agency.
He pledged the commitment of the agency to fulfilling its mandate saying, “We remained committed to building a world class one-stop shop for investment that is innovation centric.”