Nahco Aviance Share Price Update:
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21 Jun 2018
Price: 3.99
Change: -0.21
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Dr. Faruk Umar (Director)

Dr. Umar is an alumnus of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained both his Bachelor and Master Degrees in Education Psychology in 1976 and 1979 respectively. He also obtained his Doctorate Degree in the same discipline from University of Wisconsin, USA in 1987.

Dr. Umar started his working carrier at the School of Preliminary Studies, Kano as a Lecturer in 1977. Between 1983 and 1984, he served as the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, Kano State Government and later worked as Manager, Research and Educational Services, Kano State Foundation from 1988 to 1991.

A Boardroom guru, Dr. Umar had served as a member on the Boards of Ashaka Cement Plc, Union Homes Savings and Loans Plc and 1004 Estates Limited. He is currently serving on the Boards of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria, American Hospital Ltd and Board of Governors, Pearl Award.

Dr. Umar is a member of the Audit committees of the National Oil Chemical and Marketing Plc, Unipetrol Nigeria Plc, FSB Plc, Aso Savings and Loans Plc, Oceanic Bank Plc, Vitafoam Plc and Stacomms Nigeria Plc.

The Federal Government has also tapped from his wealth of experience  and knowledge when he was appointed to serve as a member of the Finance and Economy Committee, Presidential Policy Advisory Committee; member, Finance Committee, Vision 20:2020 and member, Review of Investment and Securities Act.

A recipient of many awards which include the PEARL Special Recognition Award for Capital Market Development and NIPOST Award.

Dr. Umar is the current National President of Rumfa Old Boys Association and Association for the Advancement of the Rights of Nigerian Shareholders (AARNS).