Alhaji Abbas Mohammed Jega is a Chartered Accountant with over 36 years’ experience in Banking, and Financial and Management Consulting.
He holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He began his career with the Sokoto State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning. Subsequently, he moved into the Banking industry, with stints at Bank of Credit and Commerce International (Nig.) Limited, Intercity Bank Plc, First Interstate Bank Plc and Unity Bank Plc.
He was at different times an Executive Director with Afribank Plc. and a pioneer Executive Director (Credits) at the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.
He is a member of the Institute of Directors Nigeria, Nigeria Institute of Management and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
Alhaji Abbas Jega has attended several courses in Nigeria and abroad. Among which are the Lagos Business School, Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Harvard Business School.
He is widely travelled and married with children.
He holds the traditional title of Ajiyan Gwandu (Treasurer, Gwandu Emirate).
ENGR. YUSUF USMAN YAHAYA
Engr. Yusuf was an Expert Consultant with the USAID Nigeria Power Sector Program and Senior Advisor to the Managing Director Rural Electrification Agency. Prior to this time, he led an energy advisory and projects company on investments and development of proprietary and third-party frontrunner on-and off grid thermal greenfield renewable projects. In this role, he has been lead consultant and advisor on industry agreements and corporate turnaround strategies in the Nigerian electricity distribution sector.
Previously, he was at various times startegic analyst and specialist at the General Electric Company, working within the Global Growth Organization on flag planting and market development strategies on portfolio across Transportation, Power and Water, Healthcare and Oil and Gas. He left the company as a country Manager for GE Water & Process Technology.
Engr. Yusuf is a member of several professional associations including Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Project Management Institute and Corporate Governance Society of Nigeria. He is Fellow of the Nigeria Institution of Power Engineers, Fellow, Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria and Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants.
He holds a Bachelors of Petroleum and Gas Engineering from University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria, a Master of Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University, Scotland and is currently a fellow of Doctor of Philosophy. He has received training in policy design and evaluation at Oxford University and Harvard University.