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.
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.
He served as the Group Head of Mainstreet Bank Limited in the corporate banking sector.
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.
He was the regional head in Abuja and oversaw all the other branches under him.
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.
Mr. Abba received an award for his contribution to the development of the MSME setor.
He was conferred an Acclamation Award on behalf of the Philippines Business Forum.
Mr. Abba received an award for panelists from the Association of Nigerian Development Finance Institutions.
An award of Professional Excellence in the Banking and Financial Services was accorded to him by the National Assembly Media.
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo awarded him with an Excellence in Public Service Award for his outstanding performance.