Jaiz Bank CEO And Management

List Of Jaiz Bank CEO And Management Team:

HASSAN USMAN – Managing Director/CEO

A trained accountant, Mr. Hassan Usman graduated with a first class degree in Accounting in 1985 from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and became an Associate Member of ICAN in 1989. He obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Management in 1995 from Maastricht School of Management. Mr. Hassan also attended the Oxford University Advanced Management Programme in 2002.

MAHE MAHMUD ABUBAKAR – Deputy Managing Director

A seasoned banker of standing repute with over 20 years cognate banking experience, Abubakar Mahe is steering the business development drive of Jaiz Bank Plc. He is also a qualified Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Prior to joining Jaiz Bank, Mahe was the Group Zonal Head of Zenith Bank Plc. in charge of the Northwest region.

ABDULFATTAH OLANREWAJU AMOO – Executive Director, Operations/CFO

Mr. AbdulFattah Amoo is a shrewd professional banker, astute strategic planner and executor. He is vast in both Islamic and Conventional banking systems.

DR. NURUDDEEN AHMAD LIMAN – Regional Manager North

Dr. Nuruddeen Ahmad Liman is an astute banker of several years and an academician of reputable standing. His experience cut across both public and private sectors. He has received trainings and attended workshops within an outside Nigeria and he is a member of several reputable and recognized bodies and organizations.

AHMED A.HASSAN – Chief Compliance Officer

Ahmed is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and an Associate of the Pension Institute of Nigeria, as well as an Alumnus of Bayero University, Kano and the University of Lagos.

SIRAJO SALISU PhD. – Regional Manager South

Sirajo is a 1991 B.Sc. Economics graduate from Bayero University Kano. He also obtained M.Sc Economics and Ph.d Agricultural Economics from University of Port Harcourt and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi respectively.

MALAM ISMAILA ADAMU – Divisional Head, Corporate Services

Ismaila Adamu can easily be referred to as the first CEO of Jaiz Bank Plc (Jaiz International Plc), as he was part of the Jaiz Project right from the scratch. Malam Ismaila Adamu was born in Kano in 1965.

IDRIS SALIHU – Regional Manager, North Central

Idris Salihu is a seasoned banker and a communication expert. His depth of knowledge is in the areas of Banking Operations, Marketing, Relationships Management, Public Sector, Corporate Communications/Branding, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Non-Interest Islamic Finance, Networking, Mentoring & Coaching.

MUSA ZARA IBRAHIM – Regional Manager Abuja

Musa Zara Ibrahim started her banking career in 1991 with the then Premier Commercial Bank Plc as an officer and resigned in 1997 to take up an appointment with the then FSB International Bank Plc, where she rose to a managerial position.

RUKAYAT SALAUDEEN – Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Rukayat Salaudeen is a Legal Practitioner with a broad spectrum of experience in Corporate and Commercial Legal Practice. She is a distinguished alumnus of the University of Maiduguri, Borno State and the Nigerian Law School. Her career spans a couple of leading Law Firms from where she joined TSI Property & Investments Company Ltd., a Holding Company of eight (8) subsidiaries within Nigeria and The Gambia as the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser in 2003.

ABDU SADI – Chief Audit Executive

Sadi Abdu, is currently the Chief Audit Executive, with Jaiz Bank Plc. He has over 19 years of work experience from Muhtari Dangana & Co. Chartered Accountants, FSB International Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc and Unity Bank Plc with vast experience in areas such as Operations, Financial Control and Internal Audit. He holds a B Sc. Accounting Degree (Upper Second Class Honors). A member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (HCIB). Certified Islamic Finance Analyst (CIFA).

ALHASSAN ABDULKARIM – Group Head, Corporate Banking

Alhassan Abdulkarim started his banking career in 1999 with Access Bank and then moved to Citizens Bank in 2003. From Citizen Bank, he joined Guaranty Trust Bank in 2005 and later returned to Access Bank in 2011 before he joined Jaiz Bank in 2012.

ABDULLAHI USMAN – Group Head, Treasury

A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Abdullahi Usman is a seasoned banker with versatile experience in Investment Banking, Development Banking and Commercial Banking that spanned a period of over 26 years.

MUSA POTISKUM – Ag. Chief Risk Officer

Musa Potiskum is the acting Chief Risk Officer of the bank. He ensures the establishment of a risk management framework that is compliant with regulatory standards and includes policies and procedures to effectively identify, mitigate and monitor principal business risks arising from the bank’s business direction and strategic environment.


Hadiza is the Group Head, Human Capital Management Department of the Bank. A position she assumed on 1st June, 2016.

She is a seasoned professional in Human Resource Management with over two decades of work experience in Bank of the North/Unity Bank (after merger) where she was at various times an active member or Secretary to numerous standing and adhoc committees in the two banks. She resigned from Unity Bank in the year 2012 to pursue her growing interest in Islamic Banking and Finance and explore new opportunities in the new but fast growing Jaiz Bank.


Mr. Muhammad Kabir (MK) is in charge of Strategy at Jaiz Bank. He was the pioneer Chief Financial Officer of the Bank where he set up from the scratch a Shariah-compliant accounting and financial reporting system. He is very versed and highly skilled in the area of Islamic Finance, Islamic Accounting, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Finance as well as Financial Control having worked for a combined period of over eighteen years in spanning private equity, banking and a stint in academics both within Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

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