Careers Alhaji Bello Garba

Bello is a graduate of the Institute of Financial Accounting in the United Kingdom where he qualified in 1980 and later acquired a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance. He also qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Nigeria and is an alumnus of both INSEAD and the Harvard Business School.

His 29 years professional experience saw him rise from an assistant manager in the United Bank for Africa Plc (‘UBA’) to the position of Executive Director/Head North culminating in his appointment as Acting Managing Director of UBA. Prior to UBA, Bello worked with the New Nigerian Development Limited (NNDC), a development finance institution based in Kaduna, Nigeria and the Nigerian Television Authority Kaduna, Zone D, Zonal Headquarters where he rose to the position of Acting Controller of Finance.

Bello is currently on the board of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Ltd (‘EMTS’), a mobile telephone operator which operates in Nigeria under the ‘Etisalat’ brand.


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