Management Team

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Group Managing Director/CEO

The Group Managing Director, NNDC Dr. Ahmed Musa Mohammed FCCA, aged 54 was born in Yana, Shira Local Government area of Bauchi State. He was educated at Government Secondary School Misau where he obtained his West African School Certificate in 1980. He attended the University of Maiduguri where he bagged a B.Sc Degree in Accountancy. He obtained an MBA from A.B.U. Zaria in 1999 and further proceeded for to the University of Huddersfield in the United Kingdom where he obtained an M.Sc in Accounting and Finance from 2000-2002.

Dr. Ahmed M. Mohammed started his career with First Bank of Nigeria Plc. in 1986 to 1988 as officer performing commercial banking activities. He joined the services of NNDC in 1988 as Manager, in the Operations Directorate now Investment Supervision Directorate. The GMD rose through the rank to become Deputy General Manager (Personnel & amp; Administration) in 2002, a position he held before he was called upon by the Bauchi State Government to serve as Commissioner for Commerce and Industry 2003 to 2005 and later in charge of Works and Transport Ministry between 2005 and 2007. After his service with the government of Bauchi State, he resumed at NNDC and was deployed as Deputy General Manager (Finance & Accounts) from 2007 2008 and later Deputy General Manager (Investment Supervision Directorate) August 2008 to October 2009. He also held briefly the position of Ag. Executive Director (Investment Supervision Directorate) from October 2009 to December 2009. Before his confirmation as substantive GMD he has held the position in acting capacity from January 2010 to June 2013.

The GMD is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), member of the institute of Chartered accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Fellow Institute of Management Consultants FIMC and host of others. He has held various Board membership in both private and government sectors of the economy. The GMD is married with children.




Executive Director (Corporate Planning & Business Development)

Malam Abbas A. Waziri; Executive Director (Corporate Planning & Business Development), • Born in Zaria Kaduna State in 1959, He Obtained his School Certificate / GCE from Kaduna Government College in 1976 and enrolled at Bayero University where he obtained, a degree in Economics in 1980 and later earned an MBA from ABU Zaria in 1985.

Malam Abbas Waziri started his career with the former Kaduna State Ministry of Trade and Industry as Commercial Officer 11 in 1981 and rose to the rank of Senior Commercial Officer in 1986. In 1988 He joined the services of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) as Principal Staff Development Officer. Malam Abbas Waziri joined the services of NNDC as Manager Planning and Corporate Development Department in 1990. He later worked in various Departments including Investment Supervision and Management Services Directorates of NNDC.




Executive Director (Management Services Directorate)

Mrs. Kaneng Dokotri Adole; Executive Director (Management Services Directorate), is a lawyer by profession. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1986.

She has had both public and private sector experience, having served as a State Counsel in the Ministry of Justice Plateau State, and Legal Adviser to New Nigeria Development Company (NNDC); she has also served in other subsidiaries of the NNDC Group in other capacities. She has attended diverse courses in Management and Law within and outside the country, and is an alumni of the Nigerian Bar Association and the International bar Association. She is a member on the Board of several companies, she is married with Children.


Executive Director (Investment Supervision Directorate)

Alhaji Abdullahi Ali Gombe, mni is the Executive Director (Investment Supervision Directorate). He was born in Kaduna in 1966. He holds a BSc. Degree in Economics from University of Maiduguri in 1989. He obtained an MBA from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1997. The new Executive Director is a member of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPSS) Kuru (2011).

He joined the services of the NNDC in 1998 as Manager Investment and rose through the ranks to become acting Assistant General Manager/Head Marketing and Sales in NNIL commercial Company(a subsidiary of NNDC). Earlier before his employment with NNDC, Alhaji Ali Gombe mni has worked with various Finance Institutions such as the defunct Bank of the North, Allied Bank of Nigeia Plc, Landmark Mortgage Finance Ltd. etc. He has obtained educational and professional certificates in financial management.

A one-time Special Assistant to a former Group Managing Director, Alhaji Ali Gombe mni has served on various Boards of subsidiary and Associates Companies of the NNDC which include among others Hogg Robinson Nigeria Ltd., Turners Building Products, Nigalex Nigeria Ltd. etc. He is also the current Chairman Kaduna Hotels Ltd. (Hamdala Hotel) he has attended both local and international courses. He is happily married with children.


Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Barrister Barnabas Baba, Company Secretary/Legal Adviser. He was born in 1963 in Gusadi, Gbako local Government of Niger State. He started his early education in Samaru, Zaria, he further attended G.S.S. Kontagora, SBS Zaria and the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where he obtained his LL. B in law in 1986. Barrister. Baba was called to Bar in 1987. He started his career as a legal officer In the defunct Continental Merchant Bank in 1989. He has worked with various finance Institutions before joining the Niger State Government where he served as Company Secretary / Legal Adviser in the Niger State Small, Medium Enterprises and Micro Finance Agency.

Barrister Barnabas Baba also had a stint as a part time lecturer and legal practitioner in the course of his career. He has attended various courses in Legal and Financial Matters. A professional member of the NBA, the Barrister is happily married with Children.



New Nigeria Development Company (NNDC) is a conglomerate owned by the 19 Northern States of Nigeria. It has interests in Agriculture, Textile, Solid Minerals, Oil & Gas, Capital Markets, Hospitality, Mining, Telecommunications among other business fields.



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