Aliyu Abdulhameed is a trained Agricultural Economist, a Public Administrator, an institutional development expert and a Project Management specialist. He’s also a Fellow of the Microfinance Association of the United Kingdom, the Institute of Credit Administration (ICA) in Nigeria, and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). In addition, he’s a Senior Associate Member of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN), and an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
Working in the private and public sectors in a career that has now spanned well over 26 years, he has gained immense experience in commercial agricultural production and transformation, commodity marketing, input procurement and supplies, agricultural extension services, transportation and logistics. He’s also been involved in institutional building, process development and operational improvement.
“Nurturing and managing the remarkable talents of young Nigerians that help to execute my strategy for NIRSAL Plc as the MD and CEO, over the last five years, has been an extremely rewarding experience for me,” says Aliyu. “It has allowed me to work with local and global partners alongside these brilliant young Nigerians with whom I am building an avant-garde institution that is leading Nigeria’s flight out of food insecurity, poverty and unemployment through agricultural transformation.”