Zainab Ahmed: Another call to serve

Daily Trust - - INSIDE POLITICS -

The nom­i­nee from Kaduna State Mrs. Zainab Sham­suna Ahmed is the Ex­ec­u­tive Sec­re­tary and Na­tional Co­or­di­na­tor of the Nige­ria Ex­trac­tive In­dus­tries Trans­parency Ini­tia­tive (NEITI). In the last five years un­der her lead­er­ship, NEITI be­came noted in Nige­ria for its reg­u­lar ex­poses of rev­enue and other gov­er­nance short­com­ings in Nige­ria’s ex­trac­tive in­dus­try, es­pe­cially the oil in­dus­try.

Mrs. Ahmed is an ac­coun­tant and public sec­tor ex­ec­u­tive who has been in­volved in public sec­tor re­forms and man­age­ment over many years. She holds a B.Sc. in Ac­count­ing as well as Mas­ters in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion (MBA) from the Ah­madu Bello Univer­sity, Zaria. She was the Chief Fi­nance Of­fi­cer of Nige­ria Mo­bile Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions Lim­ited (MTEL). Un­til her ap­point­ment into NEITI in 2010 she was the Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor of Kaduna In­vest­ment Com­pany Ltd.

Mrs. Ahmed is a Fel­low of As­so­ci­a­tion of Na­tional Ac­coun­tants of Nige­ria (ANAN) and Fel­low, In­sti­tute of Cer­ti­fied Com­pany Com­mer­cial Ac­coun­tants of Nige­ria.

Mrs. Zainab S. Ahmed

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