Management Team

  • Wilson Ideva

    Chief Executive Officer
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    Wilson Ideva

    Chief Executive Officer


    Mr. Wilson Ideva is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) having received a double merit award. He is also an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (AMNIM). He is an Alumnus of London Business School, Northwestern University Chicago, Kellogg and Chicago Booth. Mr. Ideva is immeasurably experienced in finance and administration. He came on board as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of Premium Pension Limited (PPL) in December 2012 having amassed over 26 years’ experience in finance and general administrative duties in various sectors.

    Before attaining the position of MD/CEO of Premium Pension Limited, Mr. Ideva traversed key sectors of the economy in organizations such as First Guarantee Pension Limited, an organization he led successfully as the Managing Director, growing its fund from N3.5 billion upon resuming office in 2007, to N35.2 billion as at November 2010. He was also a one-time Managing Director of Penman Pension, an accountant with Ben Plastics Limited, and the General Manager (Finance) of Petrolog Limited. He served as Finance and Management Consultant with Wilma and Associates, and a Finance Manager of Future Garments Limited Smethwick Birmingham, United Kingdom.
    Mr. Ideva’s vast experience both in the private and public sectors shows his commitment to building a credible Pension Fund Administrator which offers first class services to customers. His trainings, nationally and internationally, have proven to compliment his strengths in management, which have made him one of the leading beacons of new age professionalism in the evolving pension industry.
    It is no doubt that the belief in his ability to drive change as well as meet the expectation of investors spurred the Board’s decision to engage him to effectively take over the mantle of leadership as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Premium Pension Limited.
    With the mantle of leadership handed over to him at Premium Pension Limited, he is working with a powerful team of young professionals with the aim of re-organizing the company’s Master Plan. This is with a view to meet the desires of investors and the ultimate achievement of quality service delivery to the ever increasing number of clients, and also ensuring that every contributor with Premium Pension Limited enjoys a peaceful and fulfilling life after retirement.
  • Kayode Akande

    Executive Director, Business Development & Investment
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    Kayode Akande

    Executive Director, Business Development & Investment


    Kayode Akande is the Executive Director, Business Development and Investment of Premium Pension Limited. Prior to his current position, he was the Company’s Executive Director, Operations and Services. He is a Chartered Accountant with good systems experience, strong financial control acumen and diverse industry experience. He is well versed in financial planning, with a depth of financial analysis and financial modelling skills.

    An alumnus of the London School of Economics (LSE), the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI).

    Prior to joining Premium Pension Limited, he was the Financial Controller of Continental Trust Bank Ltd, then a medium sized Nigerian bank and previously held various sensitive responsibilities at different times in several banks.

    A financial systems implementation expert, Mr. Akande is a result-oriented team player with strong leadership qualities and proven ability to achieve targets. He was a member of an expert team of consultants that implemented cutting edge banking software for a number of banks, and successfully led various teams to set-up robust and dynamic Management Information and Performance Measurement Systems for various financial institutions.

    Kayode joined Premium Pension Limited as the Chief Compliance Officer and has also served as the Company’s Chief Finance Officer. His meteoric rise in his career has been attributed to hard work, dedication and exceptional execution skills. He has brought his wealth of experience and skills to bear in the Company.

  • Adamu Musa Mele

    Exectutive Director, Operations and Services
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    Adamu Musa Mele

    Exectutive Director, Operations and Services


    Adamu Mele is a seasoned investment banker with over two decades cognate industry experience. His wealth of experience traverses many financial institutions. He began his working career with Feyton_Keynes Financial Limited with responsibilities in treasury and financial services. He later joined Tiddo Universal Securities Limited (Member Nigerian Stock Exchange) where he rose through the ranks to become the Chief Executive Officer and represented the firm as a council member, Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1998. Mr. Mele also worked in Inland Bank Plc, where he handled corporate finance and capital market responsibilities of the Subsidiary of the Bank; IBN Securities Limited (Member Nigerian Stock Exchange) before joining Premium Pension as a pioneer management staff in 2005.

    Mr. Mele has attended many professional training programmes both locally and internationally. He is a Chartered Stock Broker (ACS); Fellow, Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria; and an Alumnus of New York Institute of Finance and Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he holds certificates of United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) on negotiation of financial transactions and legal aspects of public debt management. Mr. Mele also holds an LLB (Hons) BL, and MBA. He is also an Alumnus of  New York Institute of Finance and Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University. Until his current appointment as Executive Director Operations and Services, he served the company as the Executive Director, Business Development and Investment.

  • Kabir A. Tijjani

    Chief Marketing Officer
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    Kabir A. Tijjani

    Chief Marketing Officer


    Kabir A. Tijjani is the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer. In this capacity, he is responsible for coordinating business development activities in the company. He also supervises branch offices nation-wide. Prior to this appointment he served as Head, Corporate Services and Company Secretary, Head Legal Services. A product of Barewa College, Zaria, Mr. Tijani is also an alumnus of Lagos Business School and Howard University, Washington DC, USA. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1992, with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree. He qualified as a legal practitioner the following year having been called to the Nigerian Bar in 1993. He started his working career with the Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank where he did his mandatory national service. He had a brief stint with the Federal Inland Revenue Service as an Inspector of Taxes and later transferred his services to the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) as a Senior Legal Officer.

    In NITEL, he rose to the position of Zonal Legal Adviser and Head, Legal Department, at the Abuja headquarters of the company’s Central Zone comprising Nasarawa, Benue, Kogi and Kwara States, as well as the FCT. He held this position for over five years before he was transferred to the company’s corporate headquarters where he worked in the board secretarial until he voluntarily retired in 2005.

    He joined Premium Pension Limited at its inception in 2005 as a pioneer management staff. He served as Company Secretary, Head Legal Services and was responsible for the establishment of the Company Secretary / Legal Services Department in the Company. He also assisted greatly in developing various structures and policies that guide the conduct and affairs of the Board and Management.

    Following the retirement of the then Head, Corporate Services, in July 2011, he was appointed to head the Department in an acting capacity; a position he held in addition to his substantive position as Company Secretary and Head, Legal Services. In October 2012, he was redeployed as the substantive Head, Corporate Services. In this capacity, he supervised HR, Facility Management and Admin Functions. He also acted as the Executive Director, Operations and Services whenever the substantive Executive Director was not around between October 2012 to October 2015.

    Mr. Tijjani has attended several professional courses, seminars and workshops on Corporate Legal Practice, Telecommunications, Pension Matters, ICT and Finance within and outside Nigeria. These include: Telecommunications Regulatory Master Class, Interconnection Agreement Negotiation and Management Training, Workshop on Delivering Performance through Learning and Development, in the United Kingdom; Integrated Leadership Programme, Washington DC, USA; IT Management at IT Institute, Columbia – Tennessee, USA; A Study Tour of Huawei Telecommunications Facilities in China; Pension Governance Workshop in Dubai, UAE; Boardroom Master Class in Ghana; Senior Management Programme (SMP), Lagos Business School; Finance and Accounting for Non Finance Professionals, Lagos.

    Mr. Tijjani is a Certified IT Manager in the USA and member of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), as well as Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM)

  • Prince U. Uche

    Regional Manager, Lagos Mainland
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    Prince U. Uche

    Regional Manager, Lagos Mainland


    Prince Uche is a versatile Professional Banker and Accountant with over eighteen years cognate working experience in the banking and financial industries. He is a specialist in Corporate Banking, Business Development and Strategic Planning. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy, MBA in Finance & Banking, ACMA, ACA and a graduate of Kensington College University.

    He started his Banking career with Continental Merchant Bank and later joined Price Securities as a Manager and Head of Credit and Marketing. He later joined Liberty Bank Plc where he rose to the position of an Assistant General Manager and from there to Citizens International Bank as Head, Commercial Banking and later Corporate Banking.

    His trainings both locally and internationally (Singapore, Kenya, Ethiopia, Libreville and Slough) compliment his strength and professionalism in Business Development and Relationship Management.

    He joined Premium Pension Ltd from Enterprise Bank where he worked last as Head of Large Corporate & Multinationals- Corporate Banking Group.

  • Fatai Adegboyega Olufeso

    Regional Manager, South West
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    Fatai Adegboyega Olufeso

    Regional Manager, South West


    Fatai Olufeso is a seasoned Life & Pension specialist with over two decades experience in Insurance, Pension Administration and Management. He started his professional carrier with Crusader Insurance (Nigeria) Plc in 1993 in Technical Operations, Premium Income and Secure Funds Accounts. He later joined Capital Express Assurance Company in 2001 as Head of Technical Operations and Individual Life Portfolio.

    Mr. Olufeso moved up in his career when in 2003 he joined Standard Life Assurance Company Limited – a subsidiary company of Standard Alliance Group – as Group Head, Technical Operations/Public Sector Marketing. He occupied this position until 2005 when he joined First Guarantee Pension Limited as pioneer staff and Head of Business Development (Lagos/South West).

    He is a specialist in Life & Pension Technical Operations, Product Design, Business Development, Agency and Branch Coordination. He has brought his wealth of experience to bear in his present position.

    Mr. Olufeso attended Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife where he obtained B.Sc Economics and MBA (Marketing) respectively. He is also an Associate Member of both Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) and Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN). He was a part-time lecturer at the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.

    He has attended several management and professional courses within and outside the country including those on Strategic Management, Strategic Marketing, Brand Management and Public Relations from London Corporate Training, United Kingdom and also others on Effective Leadership and Building Successful Team in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • Paddy Ezeala

    Head, Corporate Communications
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    Paddy Ezeala

    Head, Corporate Communications


    Paddy Ezeala is a highly experienced professional and was the best graduating student in French from the University of Calabar in 1990. He also holds a Master’s degree in English and Literary Studies from the University. He was the Africa Communications Officer in the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Africa Communications Network. He has held several other positions, including Senior Manager, Media and Public Affairs, of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) for over six years. He was also the Corporate Affairs Manager of First Guarantee Pension Limited and the General Manager of 1st October, Nigeria’s country book, a publication named after the country’s national day. This was before joining Oxfam America as West Africa Regional Communications and Campaigns Coordinator based in Dakar, Senegal.

    He is a literary and highly analytical mind and a prolific writer and publicist with a vast network of local and international print and electronic media connections from which he has profited to excel immensely in his career. He has several published articles on various subjects related to Nigeria, especially its environment, politics and economy. Among the most impactful of such publications are his writings on the newly deregulated Nigerian pension industry, which highlight efforts in improving public awareness about the new pension scheme. He also produced the communication strategies for WWF West Africa Region in 1999, WWF West Africa Marine Eco-region Project in 2002, and Oxfam America West Africa Regional Office in 2010. He also developed the communication strategy for response to West Africa Sahel food crisis in 2012 among others.

    Mr. Ezeala is  widely travelled in Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia. He has attended many training programs across the world, including those on Advanced Writing and Media Relations, Photography, Radio Programming and Production Management, Campaign and Advocacy Leadership, and Public Speaking. He has also attended the ‘Leadership Communication’ program of the Harvard University, Division of Continuing Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts and another in ‘Managing the Media in Crisis Situations’ at the School of Media and Communication of Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.

    He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

  • Maryam L. Mohammed

    Regional Manager, Lagos Island
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    Maryam L. Mohammed

    Regional Manager, Lagos Island


    Maryam L. Mohammed is a self-motivated team player with over 15 years vast experience in Operations, Telecommunications and Information Technology related works. She graduated with a first class degree in Computer Science from University of Abuja and obtained a masters degree in Information Technology from University of Lagos. She did her NYSC with CBN Head Office, Abuja.

    She started her working career with NITEL, Kaduna (NW Zone) as a programmer and rose to the position of Head, Billing Administration in Lagos Zone. She was an active member of the project team that handled the evaluation of the on-line billing system in NITEL.

    Maryam is an Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), IT Infrastructural Library (ITIL) certified, a student member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a member of Computer Professional Council of Nigeria (CPN). She is well experienced and knowledgeable in both technical, operational and management.

    She joined PPL as a pioneer staff in November 2005 as Head, IT and Operations Lagos and is currently the Head, IT & Operations, Lagos and South West.

    Maryam has attended various trainings, workshops, seminars and professional courses on IT, Telecommunications, and world class Customer Care and Pension Administration both within and outside Nigeria. Maryam is widely travelled in USA, Europe and Asia.

  • Peter A. Okoye

    Head, Financial Control
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    Peter A. Okoye

    Head, Financial Control


    Peter Okoye is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).

    He obtained a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy and Finance from Yaba College of Technology and MBA in Financial Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho.

    Peter had his professional training with Ernest Ikeh & Co. a firm of chartered accountants, where he rose through the ranks to become the Head Audit and Assurance Services. He has audit and accounting experiences in both the private and public sectors of the economy.

    Peter Okoye, a pioneer staff, joined Premium Pension as the Head of Internal Audit before he was redeployed as the substantive Head, Financial Control.

  • Mohammed Tukur Liman

    Head, Internal Audit
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    Mohammed Tukur Liman

    Head, Internal Audit


    Mohammed Tukur Liman is a versatile professional with more than 25 years experience in the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy. He started his working career in 1988 with the Ministry of Finance, Katsina, before he left for UTC Nigeria Plc in 1989 as Accounts Supervisor, and then for the banking industry in 1990. He started his career in banking with Habib Nigeria Bank Limited, where he worked in various capacities in Credit Analysis and Branch Operations. He joined Access Bank Plc in 1999 as the pioneer Operations Manager of its Kaduna branch, and thereafter moved to Intercity Bank Plc – one of the major banks that formed Unity Bank Plc in 2001.

    As a Banker, he worked in various capacities in Branch Operations, Financial Control, Administration, and Head Office Operations. He left the Banking industry in 2008 and joined Apt Pension Fund Managers Limited where he worked as Head, Finance and Administration, then as Compliance Officer, before leaving for Premium Pension Limited to head the Financial Control Department. He was also in charge of Investment Operations in Premium Pension Limited before occupying his current position as Head of the Internal Audit Department.

    He earned his first degree in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1987 and a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance from Bayero University, Kano, in 2000. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a Certified Portfolio Specialist. He has attended many courses within and outside Nigeria.

  • Ismaila Abdulsalam

    Regional Manager, FCT
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    Ismaila Abdulsalam

    Regional Manager, FCT


    Ismaila, a pioneer staff, is a specialist in Client Interaction Services. He is a Senior Member, Institute of Customer Service of Nigeria and a Certified Customer Service Associate from Service Quality Institute.

    He began his work career with Holgate Haulage Limited as Administrative Officer, and later rose to the level of Branch Manager Jos Office, before he joined Premium Pension Limited. A recipient of several commendations for exceptional performance, he was awarded double promotion in 2007 for being customer-centric. He is the Pioneer Head of Customer Care Department.

    Ismaila holds a B.Sc degree in Political Science from the University of Jos, Plateau state.

  • Manasseh Egedegbe

    Head, Investment
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    Manasseh Egedegbe

    Head, Investment


    Manasseh Egedegbe is the Head of Investment. He moved into this position after serving as the Head of Investment Research for two years.

    Before joining Premium Pension Limited he was the Lead Portfolio Manager at CSL Stockbrokers Limited – a subsidiary of FCMB PLC – where he managed the Legacy Equity Fund, non-discretionary funds and the proprietary equity portfolios. He was involved in the structuring of multi-million dollar products for high net worth clients and the bank. He supported the Investment Banking division of FCMB to manage huge transactions and positioned CSL Stockbrokers as a key player in the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

    Interestingly, Mr. Egedegbe is a trained medical doctor and graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, before he veered into asset management. He is a CFA Charter holder and has attended numerous courses including a short course on Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

  • Funmi Femi-Obalemo

    Chief Compliance Officer
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    Funmi Femi-Obalemo

    Chief Compliance Officer


    Funmi Femi-Obalemo is the Chief Compliance Officer of Premium Pension Limited. Funmi heads the Compliance Department which is responsible for proactively identifying, evaluating, mitigating and reporting on compliance and reputational risks across the enterprise. She oversees all aspects of the Company’s Compliance program, including regulatory requirements, company policy and procedures regarding business conduct and corporate governance.

    Prior to joining the Company, Funmi had gained cognate experience working with reputable companies both in Nigeria and England including Dangote Group, Mitsui OSK Lines, London and The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, where she gained experience in Auditing, Management Accounting, Human Capital Development, Training and Development and Management Consulting.

    A pioneer staff of Premium Pension, Funmi started off in the Compliance Department and has held several managerial responsibilities within the Company before her recent appointment as Chief Compliance Officer. She has over 16 years working experience.

    She is a strategic thinker with managerial and excellent communication skills. A University of Lagos graduate of Finance, she holds an MBA from University of Ado Ekiti and is an alumnus of Emile Woolfe College, London. A member of the Chartered Institute of Management and Advertising Practitioners’ Council of Nigeria, she has attended several local and foreign trainings in Finance, Management and Communications.

  • Yusuf Ismail

    Head, Corporate Strategy
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    Yusuf Ismail

    Head, Corporate Strategy


    Yusuf has a huge working experience across companies with interest in Constructions, Educational Services, Trading concerns and leading International Banks. Yusuf has acquired extensive and proven practical experience in Accounting, Financial Management, Project Designs and Implementation, Risk Management Framework and Implementation and Total Business Solutions. An astute banker of many years with an enviable bias for customer service excellence, Yusuf takes pride in having worked in every aspect of Branch Operations and Management. He facilitated the opening of many branches of Oceanic Bank within the country, providing sustainable take off solutions. He has also offered services in Real Estate Investments, Infrastructural Financing and International Financial Bridging Services.

    Yusuf has a degree in Accountancy from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and an MBA from the Bayero University, Kano. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Economics Of Nigeria. He has attended various local and international courses and seminars and has also presented papers in different forums.

    Yusuf is presently the Head, Corporate Strategy Department of Premium Pension Limited.

  • Bello Ibn Aminu

    Head, Contribution Processing
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    Bello Ibn Aminu

    Head, Contribution Processing


    Bello Ibn Aminu is an independent professional and team player with over 15 years’ experience. A member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM Chartered), he holds a Masters degree in Business Administration Technology Management from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

    A pioneer staff of Premium Pension Limited, he has worked in various capacities at different times which include Coordinator – Outstation procession and Centers, Head Client-Intake, Head Contribution and Reconciliation, Head IT System Support before his recent appointment as Head, Contribution Processing.

    Prior to his employment by Premium Pension Limited, he had worked with Electricity Meter Company, Norwest Consultant Limited (PTF Zone 6), International Trust Bank (now ECO Bank), and Intercellular Nigeria Plc as Head Billing and Customer Account Kaduna.

    He has attended IT, Customer Relation and HR courses both locally and internationally, some of which include Canadian Pension Administration Software (CPAS) Training in Canada, CIO 360 Degree course – IT Management Boot Camp- onsite, Effective Team Building, Human Manager – SystemSpecs, Remita e-Payment Optimization Workshop, Administering and Monitoring Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Customer Relationship Management, Customer Care and Retention Strategies, Introduction to Banking, AS-400 for 500/600 series – DPMS, Billing Mediation.

  • Nasiru Idris Shall

    Company Secretary
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    Nasiru Idris Shall

    Company Secretary


    Nasiru Idris Shall holds Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) and Master of Laws (LL.M) degrees from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. A Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Nasiru Shall had more than a decade experience in advocacy and corporate legal practice prior to his employment by Premium Pension Limited in 2011. He served as a Private Legal Practitioner, State Counsel in the Attorney General’s Chambers/Ministry of Justice, Bauchi State and various departments of the Corporate Affairs Commission. Also, while in Corporate Affairs Commission, he served in various investigative and enforcement committees.

    Nasiru is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, a Fellow, Chartered Institute of Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) and has attended several professional courses/seminars, including Government Legal Advisers/Law Officers Course, Drafting Commercial Agreements and Banking Documentations, Company Incorporation and Post Incorporation Documentation course, Effective Management course and courses on Alternative Disputes Resolution.

  • Stanley Ihi's Igbinedion

    Head, Fund Accounting
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    Stanley Ihi's Igbinedion

    Head, Fund Accounting


    Stanley Igbinedion holds an M.Sc Accounting and Finance from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is an associate of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Until his appointment as Head of Fund Accounting in Premium Pension Limited, he worked as fund accountant in Legacy Pension Managers Limited. He was also an investment accountant and later branch accountant in Sigma Pensions Limited.

    Before joining the pension industry, Igbinedion worked in the accounting firm of Muhtari Dangana & Co (Chartered Accountants) where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant and participated in the audit of various multinationals and large Federal Government agencies. He has also worked as Finance Officer in the consulting and management firm CII & Associates.

    At various times, he was an Assistant External Examiner to both WAEC and NECO. He attended the Lagos Business School’s Senior Financial Analyst Program amongst others. He has wide experience and competences covering Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Consultancy and Information System Management. He is also a part-time doctoral research student in Accounting.

  • Ibrahim Inuwa

    Head, Contribution Collections
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    Ibrahim Inuwa

    Head, Contribution Collections


    A banker by profession, Ibrahim worked with various banks including Savannah Bank plc, Inland Bank plc and First Inland Bank Plc. While in First Inland Bank, he facilitated the opening of Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport branch of the present FIN bank and also served as the bank’s CBN clearing representative.

    Ibrahim is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, he worked in many units while in the Banking industry including the Foreign Exchange Unit, Credit and Marketing Unit, Consumer and Commercial Banking before joining Premium Pension Limited (Pension Fund Administrator) in March 2010.

    He is a graduate of Business Administration from the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma. He is currently the Head, Contribution Collections.

  • Usman A. Hamma

    Regional Manager, North-West
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    Usman A. Hamma

    Regional Manager, North-West


    Usman A. Hamma is a seasoned banker with over 15 years experience in the Financial Services sector. He started his professional career in FSB International Bank Plc as an Administrative Officer. During his time in the bank, he worked in Operations, IT and Marketing. Before leaving the bank in 2005, he received a commendation letter from the Chairman/CEO for integrity and honesty.

    He was the head of the Collection Unit in the Kaduna branch before joining Premium Pension Limited. He has attended several courses and seminars in Nigeria and overseas, including Call Center and Customer Service training.

  • Abubakar Mas'ud

    Regional Manager, North-Central
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    Abubakar Mas'ud

    Regional Manager, North-Central


    Abubakar Masud is a graduate of Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto. He started his career at the Office of the Surveyor General of Bayelsa State and later moved to 803 Nig Plc.

    He joined Premium Pension Limited in 2006 as a marketer and rose through the ranks to become a Regional Manager. He has attended several courses and workshops including a Corporate Governance Workshop for Investors and Stakeholders, and a Sales Agent Workshop organized by the National Pension Commission. He has had participatory dealings with the Nigeria Accounting Standard Board.

     

  • Baridoo Friday

    Regional Manager, South/South
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    Baridoo Friday

    Regional Manager, South/South


    A seasoned administrator, negotiator and a sales professional, Baridoo Friday holds a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc) in Marketing from University of Port-Harcourt. He worked extensively in the Oil and Gas Services industry for several years and was in active trade unionism before starting his career as a marketing consultant in 2005 with Nigeria French Insurance Plc (NFI), where he was awarded the best prize as a marketing consultant for the year 2005.

    With his excellent marketing skills, he joined Premium Pension Limited in 2006 and was deployed to Yenogoa in Bayelsa State as the state Representative. He was transferred to Port-Harcourt in the latter part of 2006 as the Marketing team leader.

    Following his excellent performance, he was made the Zonal business Leader, South – South in 2007 and thereafter was appointed the Head Business, Development SS/SE in January 2012. He is currently the regional manager, South/South of the company.

    Baridoo has attended several trainings on Strategic Marketing, Business Development, Customer Relationship Management, Sales, Industrial Relations, Labour Management and Collective Bargaining within and outside the country. He is a full member of Institute of Certified Sales Professionals (ICSP).

  • Abubakar Sadiq Aminu

    Head, Benefits Administration
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    Abubakar Sadiq Aminu

    Head, Benefits Administration


    Abubakar Sadiq Aminu is a graduate of Business Administration and holds a postgraduate degree in Business Finance from Bayero University, Kano. He began his working career with NUB International Bank (now Finbank) in 2000, before moving to Access Bank in 2003 as a Relationship Manager, where he rose to a senior level of managing branches in the bank’s northern directorate.

    He later resigned and moved to Skye Bank in 2010 as a Regional Business Manager. Prior to his appointment as Head, Contribution Collections, in Premium Pension Limited, he coordinated all recovery activities in Skye Bank for the entire North and the restructuring of non-performing accounts, while liaising with the legal and RMG departments on regularising delinquent accounts.

    He was also responsible for planning strategies to grow the branches and businesses under his supervision, coordinate activities of the branches, manage relationships of new and existing customers, and grow deposit portfolio. He also oversaw the issuing of APGS/Bid Bond Securities/Bank Guarantees and reviewing of credit appraisals in his area of supervision.

    He is a member of the Dubai Certified Islamic Finance Executive and the Nigerian Institute of Management, and has attended courses within and outside Nigeria.

    He is currently the Head of Benefits Administration.

  • Dieke Christopher

    Regional Manager, South East
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    Dieke Christopher

    Regional Manager, South East


    Dieke Christopher is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN) and the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN). He is a Marketing graduate of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Business School, and is currently studying for an MBA in Marketing. He has attended several training programmes on Strategic Marketing, Business Development, Customer Relationship, Sales Agent Management, etc.

    Prior to joining Premium Pension Limited, he was a Marketing Officer with Hallmark Bank Plc and a Sales Manager with Zodiac Fields Ltd. (Lagos Branch). He joined Premium Pension Limited in 2006 as a Marketing Officer and rose to become the Zonal Business Manager, South East. He is currently the Regional Manager, South East.

  • Ismaila Musa

    Regional Manager, North East
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    Ismaila Musa

    Regional Manager, North East


    Mr. Ismaila Musa is a graduate of Economics from the Federal University of Technology, Yola. He is a pioneer staff of Premium Pension Limited who has risen through the ranks to his present position. He has been the Company’s Business Manager for Adamawa State and also the Zonal Business Manager, Adamawa Zone – which comprises of Adamawa and Taraba states.

    Mr. Musa brings to bear on his current position a well-tested ability in business negotiation and a knack for details which has sustained the profitability of the region

    He has attended several management courses and training across Nigeria. These include courses on Leadership, Customer Service, Team Building, Marketing, Advanced Selling, Relationship Management Skills and Business Networking. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management

  • Victor Adofu

    Head, Risk Management
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    Victor Adofu

    Head, Risk Management


    Mr. Victor Adofu is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) with a decade experience in the financial service sector. He graduated with an Accounting degree from the University of Abuja in 2005, and afterwards began his working career at Intercontinental Bank Plc.

    As a pioneer staff of Risk Management Department in Premium Pension Limited, which is driven by a culture of excellence and strict adherence to global best practice, he co-championed the implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management Framework for the Company.

    With a clear ownership and accountability for the company’s overall risk management, he ensures that business plans are consistent and are aligned with the company’s strategy to mitigate risks, maximise stakeholder value, opportunities and earnings potential.

    He is also a member of Risk Management Association of Nigeria (RIMAN) and a Senior Associate Member of Institute for Governance, Risk Management & Compliance Professionals (IGRCP).

  • Madinat Ibiyeye Yusuf

    Head, Customer Service Unit (CSU)
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    Madinat Ibiyeye Yusuf

    Head, Customer Service Unit (CSU)


    Madinat T. Ibiyeye graduated from Kaduna Polytechnic in 2004 obtaining a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration (Upper Class Level). She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management & a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.  She is a member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and also a Member of the Institute of Cost Management Account.

    Started her career with Gold Dust Investment Limited Kaduna in 2000 as a Marketer and rose to the position of Store Manager before joining Premium Pension Limited as a pioneer staff in 2005 as a marketer before moving to Customer Service Department in 2007 where she rose through the ranks to become the Head Customer Information Unit.

    She was among the team responsible for setting up the company’s call center and has received several trainings home and abroad amongst which include Call Center and Client Servicing by Alexander Forbes South Africa, Customer Service Management, Customer Service and Branding, Advanced Business & Report Writing Skills Master Class, Coaching and Mentoring and Effective Supervisory Manager.

    Madinat   is an independent professional and team player and has excellent Communication Skills with over 12 years’ experience. She currently Heads the Customer Service Department.

  • Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed

    Head, Human Resources and Administration
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    Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed

    Head, Human Resources and Administration


    Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed joined Premium Pension Limited in February, 2014 as Head, Human Resources Unit, and was promoted to Head, Human Resources and Administration Department in April, 2016. Mr. Mohammed supports the company through identifying and executing human resource and administration systems and programs that enhance the desired employee competencies and behaviors. His experience in the sphere of human resource and administration spans over a decade.

    During his career, Mr. Mohammed has led human resources and administration teams in both public and private sector organizations; including blue chip financial institutions and international organizations. Most recently, he was the Human Resources Manager of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).

    Prior to joining ICRC, Mr. Mohammed held key leadership and challenging roles at ASO Savings and Loans Plc, from 2006 to 2011. He joined ASO Savings and Loans as Head, Supply Chain Management for over two years. His ability to align people, strategy and operations saw him progress to become the Group Head, Customer Service and also the pioneer head, Service Quality & Business Process Department. He then became the Group Head, Mortgage, as well as the Group Head, Home Finance (Social Housing).

    Prior to ASO Savings and Loans, Mr. Mohammed served as the Customer Relations Manager at First Alliance Pensions & Benefits Ltd, Human Resources Administrator at MTN Nigeria and Industrial Incentive Officer at the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA).

    Mr. Mohammed is a Certified Human Resources Professional. He holds an MPC from MEIRC Training Consulting Company, United Arab Emirates; a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the prestigious Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna, and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Political Science, from the University of Maiduguri.

  • Dorothy Maduagwu

    Ag. Head, ICT
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    Dorothy Maduagwu

    Ag. Head, ICT


    Dorothy is responsible for the Company’s information technology processes. She is well-grounded and experienced in the deployment of information technology in the delivery of pension funds administration. She has a B.Tech in Mathematics/Computer Science from Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria and also a Masters degree in Computer Science from the African University of Science & Technology, Abuja. She has several ICT certifications to her credit including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Comptia Security+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH).

    Her experience in the Nigerian pension industry with regard to the provision of IT solutions spans over a decade. She was a pioneer staff of the former First Alliance Pension and Benefits Limited where she eventually rose to head the IT Department. She afterwards joined AXA Mansard Pensions (formerly Penman Pensions Limited) as a Senior Manager in February, 2012 where she led the IT team for close to four years. She joined Premium Pension Limited in September, 2015 as Senior Manager, IT Operations.

    Her professionalism, vast experience and a palpable knack for IT solutions provision has complemented in no small measure the company’s drive for excellence.