The board of FBN Holdings Plc said on Friday it has appointed Hamza Sule Wuro Bokki as an independent non-executive director (INED), FBNH said in an issuer announcement with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
The company says the appointment of Bokki brings the total number of directors on its board to Seven (7) as approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on November 11, 2014.
According to FBNH, Bokki is a fellow of Chartered Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN) holds a B.Sc. in Public Administration (First Class) from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria (1987 – 1990) before obtaining his Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the same University (1991 – 1992). He later acquired his Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy Analysis from the University of Abuja (2005 – 2010).
He started his professional career as a supervisory councillor for Education with Gombe Local Government, Gombe State (1991 -1993) before becoming the vice chairman and councillor Primary Health Care Caretaker Committee, Yalmatu Deba Local Government Gombe State (1994 – 1995).
Between 1996 – 2002, Bokki became the managing director, Jewel Investment Services Limited, Gombe while from 2000 – 2003, he joined the Gombe State Investment and Property Development Company Limited as the MD. He was also the head, marketing, APT Securities & Funds Ltd (2003 – 2006), MD, APT Pension Funds Managers Limited, and (2006 – 2011).
He was also a former commissioner, Ministry of Trade & Investment, Gombe State.
He is a member of numerous Board Committees in various Companies and has attended several courses both within and outside Nigeria, among which are; International Symposium on Housing, by Shelter Afrique, Banjul, Gambia, 2002 and in Nairobi, 2003; Business Investment Forum, Washington DC, USA – 2003, Making Corporate Boards more effective – a Corporate Governance Course at Lagos Business School, 2008 among others.
He was a director at NPF Pensions Limited prior to this appointment.