Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr. Tanimu Yakubu was appointed as a non-executive director of Oando PLC effective June 30, 2015. Prior to his appointment he held key positions in both the private and public sectors in Nigeria, the most notable being as Chief Economic Adviser to the President, Commander in Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, during which he also served as a member of the National Economic Management team from 2007 – 2010.
He was also appointed as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the then President, Umaru Yar-Adua in 2007. His other notable public service appointment was as the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning, Katsina State from 1999 to 2002. He was Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Mortgage Bank from 2003 – 2007.
Tanimu Yakubu has worked in a number of private-sector institutions, including Icon Limited (Merchant Bankers) where he worked in both the Investment Bank’s Research and Development Department, as well as in its Capital Issues and Investment Division covering Financial Advisory