President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the appointment of Ahmed Halilu as the Managing Director of Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, NSPMC Plc.
Halilu is said to be an elder brother to the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, and had headed the company in an acting capacity following the resignation of Abbas Masanawa on May 16.
Reports say that the president approved the appointment following the recommendation of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, who serves as the NSPMC board chairman.
Halilu participated in the Senior Executive Course 39, 2017 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Kuru, Jos, culminating in the award of Member of the National Institute, mni.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture B. (Agric), Masters in Business Administration, and Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy, all from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.
It also noted that he has over 23 years of experience in the banking industry, having worked with African International Bank Limited, AIB, and Zenith Bank Plc, and is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, NIM.