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COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING

Alhaji umar Namadi

Alhaji umar Namadi, qualified as a chartered accountant in 1993 and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) of Bayero University, Kano where he earlier obtained his first Degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy in 1987.

The new commissioner of Finance and Economic Planning who is the founder of Namadi, Umar & Co Chartered Accountants firm based in Kano was born in April of 1963 in Kafin Hausa town of Kafin Hausa Local Government was from 1993 an Associate member of the Nigeria Institute of Management, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation until 2010 when he became a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

A wide travelled man, Alhaji Namadi on many occasions led a team to prepare and audit the accounts of organizations at federal and state levels including educational institutions as well as political parties.

Married with children, the commissioner was also engaged in research works, on Sources and Application of Funds, Auditing a Computerized Information System and Community Banking.

As the pioneer Head of Dangote Group Management Accounts Department, the finance expert was responsible for the establishment and foundation laying for the production of monthly management accounts for Dangote Group.

Until his appointment, the commissioner was a member of the state committee on verification and validation of contracts as well as that of verification and staff audit.