A Lifetime In The Banking Sector

As a prototypical accountant, Abba has been annexed with several financial institutions. His laudable ability to maximize potential and performance makes him the absolute definition of excellence. 

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    Nigeria Export Import Bank
      April 2017 - Present
      5 years 11 months

    Following his appointment he has led the executive management in developing a strategic plan to achieve the bank’s mandate in contributing to the improvement of the Nigerian economy.

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    Unity Bank Plc
    Executive Director
      February 2014 - April 2017
      3 years 3 months

    Mr. Abubakar A. Bello was in charge of a portfolio that included corporate and commercial banking, agriculture, and branches in Nigeria’s northwest. He increased this region's portfolio in less than three years.

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    Mainstreet Bank Limited
    Group Head
      April 2013 - February 2014 
      11 months

    He served as the Group Head of Mainstreet Bank Limited in the corporate banking sector.

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    United Bank for Africa Zambia Ltd
      August 2009 - December 2012
      3 years 5 months

    He was one of the pioneers that brought UBA to Zambia. He helped kick-start the UBA experience there for the Zambians. In three years, the bank was all set up and running in Zambia.

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    Access Bank Plc
    Regional Head
      2008 - 2009
      1 year

    He was the regional head in Abuja and oversaw all the other branches under him. 

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    Standard Trust Bank Plc
    Regional Director
      2000 - 2002
      2 years

    The boost to his career started here at Standard Trust Bank. as he was made the regional head for 2 years at Standard Trust Bank.

Abba’s Splendiferous Progression!


Commendation Award

Mr. Abba received an award for his contribution to the development of the MSME setor.


Acclamation Award

He was conferred an Acclamation Award on behalf of the Philippines Business Forum.


Recognition Award

Mr. Abba received an award for panelists from the Association of Nigerian Development Finance Institutions.


Banking Award

An award of Professional Excellence in the Banking and Financial Services was accorded to him by the National Assembly Media.


Excellence Award

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo awarded him with an Excellence in Public Service Award for his outstanding performance.