Exclusive Profile of Aisha Ahmad Nee Ndanusa, The New CBN Deputy Governor

Aisha Ahmad is also known at home as Aisha Ahmad Nee Ndanusa, she was Born to the family of Alhaji Umaru Ndanusa, former Chairman Peugeot Nigeria Limited.

She was born in Sokoto to a Yoruba mother and her father is Nupe from Bida.

Aisha did her secondary education at Federal Government Girls College, Bida, Niger State where she finished in the class of 1992 set.

Aisha Ahmad who was picked to replace retired Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Sarah Alade who hailed from North Central, Kwara State, studied at University of Abuja and graduated from department of Accountancy with the class of 1997. She also has a Master of Business Administration (MBA), in Finance from the prestigious University of Lagos.

Aisha is married to a retired general of the Nigerian Army, Abdullahi Ahmed who is also from Bida, Niger State.

Aisha who until her nomination was Head Consumer Banking & Investment with Diamond Bank, has two male children, AbdulShakur and Jamal.

She’s from a muslim family and Aisha her self is a practicing Muslim.

Professional Career

She holds M.Sc (Master of Science), in Finance & Management from Cranfield School of Management in United Kingdom.

Aisha has membership to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Associations.

Aisha Ahmad has a sound professional banking experience that moves from the NAL Bank Plc, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Zenith Bank Plc and Diamond Bnak.

She’s also in NGO as the chairperson of the Executive Council of Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), a Nigerian non-profit organisation, she was part of the establishment in 2001.

Aisha is to be screened by the senate before her confirmation after President Buhari has sent her name with 5 others who will serve as members of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Apex bank.

The nominee is expected to assume duty as CBN Deputy Governor immediately after her screening and confirmation by the Senate.

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