Aliu O. Yakubu career over the years spans the public, private and non-governmental sector of the Nigerian economy. He managed the Human Resource Development Department of the Bank and he was the Zonal Manager of South East, North East South-South and North-Central Zones of the Bank at various times. He was nominated the best Zonal Manager in 2009.
Yakubu has attended numerous local and international professional programmes in Development Finance at the Greemeen Bank of Bangladesh, School of African Microfinance, Kenya and Israel amongst others. He has been on several Management Committees for the design of policies and procedures for the Bank prior to his current posting as Head of Branch Management Department.
He obtained a Bachelor’s in Political Science from University of Lagos, a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Accounts from Ladoke Akintola University and Master Degree in Library Science from the University of Lagos and an MBA in Management from the Imo State University. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations. Yakubu is a specialist in Human and Strategic Management, with human resource and strategy skills in leveraging human and material resources for the achievement of corporate objectives and turn around. He is the Head of Branch Management Department.