Mal. Attahiru is a Trainer and Consultant on Islamic Banking and Finance, specialised in the dynamics of the Islamic Capital Market. He was involved, via Buraq Capital, in advising the FGN/DMO on Sukuk issuances of 2017, 2018, 2022 and 2021. He acted as the pioneer CEO of Lotus Financial Services Ltd, a Subsidiary of Lotus Capital Limited - an Islamic Finance Fund Manager, also heading Lotus Capitals sphere of operations in Northern Nigeria.
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT UNIT
Lawal Fari obtained a B.Sc. in Economics from Bayero University, Kano. He commenced his career in 2001 at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and has gained over 14 years’ experience in corporate ﬁnance, funds/portfolio management, funds raising, investment banking, ﬁnancial analysis and compliance.
Assistant Vice President of Business Development and Customer
Zakari Aliyu Ahmadu
Zakari Aliyu Ahmadu is an accomplished professional serving as the Assistant Vice President of Business Development and Customer Service at One17 Capital Limited. With a career spanning over 15 years, Zakari has excelled in various fields, including business development, digital marketing, and data analytics.
Babatunde Saka B.SC, MBA, FCA, ACIS, is a professional financial reporting expert with technical accounting background and over 19 years practical training experience spanning across all sections of business endeavor in Financial Reporting, Investment Decision, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, Treasury Management, Management Accounting, Cooperative Accounting, Real Estates, Funds Valuation, Oil & Gas, Telecommunication, Shipping & Logistics, Mutual Funds, Auto-mobile, Securities & Investment decision.
Ismail Rufai, CSAA is the Head, Financial and Shari’ah Advisory Unit at One17 Capital Limited. Ismail’s major area of specialisation is Islamic Finance with focus on Products development, Islamic Contracts Structuring, Research, Financial Advisory, Portfolio Management, Private Wealth Management etc. He has advised both Private and Public entities in the Issuances of Sukuk. Ismail previously worked with Lotus Capital Limited as a Sales Executive within the Northern region and was the Team Lead for the Retail Market and the BOI intervention Fund.
Jerome Olumuyiwa Ajibade is an experienced Banker with over 13 years of experience spanning lower and Middle Management levels within Operations, and Marketing functions since 2008.
He had earlier worked at United Bank for Africa (UBA) PLC (2008- 2020) where he began his career as a Bulk Teller and rose to be a cash officer and thereafter became Branch Operation Manager in 2015. His outstanding performance won him his elevation to being converted and promoted to Branch and Business Head, sales & marketing in 2017.
Kate who currently heads the Human Resources & Admin has over 19 years of work experience having worked in the Telecommunications sector and Nigerian financial services industry with roles cutting across Legal, Compliance, Office Management, and Human Resources.