President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the appointment of Mr Alwan Hassan as Acting Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA).
The appointment was made known in a statement by Mr Theodore Ogaziechi, Director of Information, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
According to Ogaziechi, the appointment of Hassan was conveyed to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Malam Sabo Nanono, through a letter dated May 5, 2020 with reference No. PRES/95/MARD/14.
Naija News reports that the new Acting MD of BOA hail from Kano State and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
He served on the Management Boards of Orient Bank, Uganda; Bank PHB in the Gambia and Platinum Capital and Trust Limited, Nigeria.
He also worked with First Bank of Nigeria, African International Bank Limited, United Bank for Africa and the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Before his appointment, Hassan was Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Midrange Universal Biz Ltd.
He is also a member of Chartered Institute of Bankers, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors among others.
He attended IMD Business School Lausanne, Switzerland and Intrados Business School, Washington DC, U.S.