The board and management of Jaiz Bank Plc have notified the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), its shareholders and all relevant stakeholders, of the appointment of a new Company Secretary in the person of Mr. Shehu Mohammed.
In a notice dated 7th October, 2021 and signed by an Executive Director of the Bank in charge of its Business Development in North, Sirajo Salisu, the Non-interest bank announced that Mr. Mohammed will also serve as its Legal Adviser.
Mr. Shehu Mohammed’s appointment took effect from 6th October, 2021. He took over from Mrs. Rukayat Dahiru who was recently promoted to Chief Compliance Officer .
The newly appointed Company Secretary brings on board a wealth of experience as a senior legal adviser with extensive knowledge of the banking industry.
About Mr. Shehu Mohammed
Shehu Mohammed is an experienced legal practitioner with over 25 years’ experience. His areas of technical competence include but not limited to; litigation management, company secretariat functions, corporate governance, among others.
He started his Banking career in 2001 with NUB International Bank Ltd as Legal Officer and later Assistant Company Secretary/Legal Adviser. He worked in other Banks and Fin Insurance Ltd where he held positions of Acting Group Head Legal and Substantive Company Secretary/Legal Adviser respectively. In February 2017, he was appointed Company Secretary of Unity Bank Plc, a position he held until the end of 2019. He later joined Al-Fill Legal Consult as a Managing Partner.
Mohammed is an alumnus of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Bayero University, Kano. He is a member of various reputable professional bodies such as the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN).
In addition, he has attended many relevant trainings including but not limited to the Anti-Money Laundering and Drug Abuse, Securities and Credit Documentation, among others.
In conclusion, the Board and Management of the Bank wished him all the best on his new role.