Buhari appoints First Lady’s brother as MD of Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Halilu as the managing director of Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, NSPMC Plc.

According to Daily Nigerian, Mr Halilu, an elder brother to the First Lady Aisha Buhari, has headed the company in acting capacity, following the resignation of Abbas Masanawa on May 16.

The report disclosed that the president approved the appointment after the recommendation of the governor of Central Bank Godwin Emefiele, who serves as the NSPMC board chairman.

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Mr Halilu has over 23 years of experience in the Banking industry having worked with African International Bank Limited, AIB and Zenith Bank Plc.


He was a participant of Senior Executive Course 39, 2017 of the National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies Kuru, Jos leading to award of Member of the National Institute, mni.

Mr Halilu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture B. (Agric), Masters in Business Administration as well as Masters in International Affairs & Diplomacy all from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

He is also a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.