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Management Team

KOLADE O. MORAKINYO, PH.D., FCA, FCTI, FCIB, ACIPFA, MNIM

MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO

KOLADE O. MORAKINYO, PH.D., FCA, FCTI, FCIB, ACIPFA, MNIM - MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO
Kolade Morakinyo is a seasoned professional with over two decades of distinguished experience across the financial, communication, audit, taxation, consultancy, and oil and gas sectors.

Commencing his career at NNPC, where he earned accolades as the best Corp Member, Kolade had consistently delivered exceptional results. His tenure at the Professional Imports Duty Administrators (PIDA), operating under the auspices of Balogun Badejo & Co (Chartered Accountants) in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Finance, was marked by strategic initiatives that significantly boosted revenue, minimized leakages, and optimized port operations. Notably, he facilitated the recovery of over N12 billion in debit notes for the Federal Government during his tenure as PIDA buff.

Kolade has held pivotal roles at some prestigious organisation including Tele Ogunjobi & Co. (Chartered Accountants), ATL Communications & Advertising Ltd, Guardian Express Assurance Ltd, and Index Asset Management Ltd. His extensive expertise is underscored by esteemed Fellowships from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). This is in addition to memberships of Certified Institute of Forensic Professional Accountants (Canada), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (UK), the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), the Association of Pension Funds of Nigeria (APFN), and the Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN).

Academically, Kolade holds Ph.D. in Accounting from Nasarawa University; MSc (2.1) and B.Sc. (2.1) also in Accounting from the University of Lagos, along with an H.N.D (2.1) in Accountancy from the Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti. His professional journey includes distinguished positions such as Heads of Internal Audit and Risk Management at Future Unity Glanvills Pensions Ltd, and First Guarantee Pensions at a different time. He was once the Chief Auditor in the Nigeria Police Force Pensions, and due to his dedication, passion and unwavering commitment to excellence and attention to detail, he was engaged to be the Chief Risk Officer of the Organisation.

Renowned for his leadership qualities in strategic foresight, meticulous planning, and adept utilization of information and communications technology, coined in humility and integrity, all of which position him as a driving force in organizational success, Dr. Kolade was considered worthy to be the Managing Director/CEO of Nigeria Police Force Pensions.
Executive Director Investment
MR. NICHOLAS N. NNEJI

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, INVESTMENT

MR. NICHOLAS N. NNEJI - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, INVESTMENT
Mr. Nicholas Nwalozie Nneji is a seasoned Commercial and Investment Banker. He graduated with a BSc. Degree in Accountancy from the Abia State University in 1987 after completing his secondary education at Federal Government College, Ijanikin-Lagos in 1983. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990 and obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos in 1997.

Mr. Nneji started his career at Central Bank of Nigeria, Bauchi Branch as NYSC member in 1987 and thereafter trained at Olatunde Ayoola & Co. Chartered Accountants from 1989 and left in 1990 as Audit Senior. He joined Afribank Nigeria Plc (Renamed Mainstreet Bank) in 1990 and left in 1992 as an Interbank Treasury Dealer. Between 1992-2005 he traversed several departments/ positions at FBN (Merchant Bankers) Limited, a subsidiary of First Bank, as Foreign Exchange Dealer, Deputy Lead –Treasury department, Lead- Operations, Financial Controller and Lead- Funds Management in Corporate Finance Division.

From 2006, as a pioneer staff and Lead-Funds Management at FBN Capital Limited (the Investment banking subsidiary of First Bank) he developed and launched as at then, the largest industry-size Mutual Fund; the N5 billion FBN Heritage Fund, as the first Fund Manager, in 2008. Later in 2008 he moved to ARM (Asset and Resource Management Company Limited) as Vice-President/Financial Controller. From 2009-2012 he served as the Managing Director/ CEO of Summit Finance Company Limited(Member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange).

From 2013-2014 he was engaged by First Bank Nigeria Limited as Technical Assistant to the Ministry of Finance (working with the Commissioner of Finance) Cross River State, Nigeria.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria since 2002 and member, Chartered Institute of Taxation since 2003. He attended the Complete Management Programme at the London Management Centre in 2001, U.K.

He had attended Executive Management programs at Kellogg School of Management, Chicago on Corporate Governance/ Board Evaluation and Finance for Executives in 2017 and 2019 respectively.

He is also a Alumni of the prestigious Harvard Business School – Advance Management Program – 194 from 2018.
 
He is happily married with children and loves travelling and playing chess.
ABDULKAREEM S. GEZAWA (FCIA, MNIM, ACTI, CNA, ACS)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS

ABDULKAREEM S. GEZAWA (FCIA, MNIM, ACTI, CNA, ACS) - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS
A versatile professional with an impeccable character coupled with core competencies in budgeting, investment and financial management, strategy as well as Human Resources management functions, Mr. AbdulKareem Shehu Gezawa has a diversified cognate experience of thirty-one (31) years, acquired from very reputable private and public sector organizations cutting across Nigeria’s Banking, Insurance and Pension industries.

Currently serving as an Executive Director (Operations) in NPF Pensions Ltd, he is saddled with the responsibility of providing day-to-day supervisory oversight as well as strategic and directional leadership to four (4) Departments in the Company namely, Administration & Human Resources, Benefits Administration, Business Development, and Information & Communications Technology (ICT).

Mr. Gezawa is an Alumni of the prestigious Harvard Business School (HBS), Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America (USA) having attended “Course 196” of her Advanced Management Program (AMP) in Year 2019. He has also acquired the membership of many Professional Institutes in Nigeria which include Fellow, Chartered Institute of Administration (FCIA); Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM), Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI), Certified National Accountant (CNA), Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN); and Associate, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (ACS).

He had earlier obtained Master of Banking & Finance (MBF, 2006) as well as B.A.(Ed) Economics (Upper Second Class Honours, 1991) degrees, both from Bayero University Kano (BUK), topping his class in each.

During both his educational pursuit and professional career, Mr. Gezawa has obtained many awards to his credit. Similarly, he has, at various times, attended several capacity-building, management and executive leadership courses both locally as well as overseas in some top rated educational institutions in the United States of America (USA) and Europe including Kellogg School of Management, North-Western University, Chicago, Illinois, Harvard Business School (HBS), Boston, Massachusetts; The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and INSEAD (the Business School for the World), Europe Campus, Fontainebleau – France.

Before joining the Board of NPF Pensions Limited in 2015, he had worked with the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) between 2009 and 2015, where he attained the position of Deputy Director (Finance & Accounts Directorate) from which he voluntarily resigned. During his Public Service career, he represented NAICOM in many strategic National Committees and assignments which supplemented his broad experience in the Nigerian Financial Services Sector.

He has, between 2006 and 2009, held the position of Head, Investment Department in both Apt Pension Funds Managers Ltd and Penman Pensions Ltd (now Tangerine Apt Pensions Ltd) Abuja, which added to his expertise in investment management.

Mr. Gezawa started his career in the banking industry in 1992 which spanned to year 2006, within which period he held strategic responsibilities covering Branch Banking Operations, Customer Service, Credit, and Marketing & Relationship Management functions, at different times, in some commercial banks, attaining the position of Kano Branch Manager in the then Assurance Bank Nigeria Ltd.

Mr. Gezawa is happily married with children; and enjoys reading, praying and travelling.
PRISCILLIA EGEDE-NJOWUSI

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CORPORATE SERVICES

PRISCILLIA EGEDE-NJOWUSI - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CORPORATE SERVICES
Priscillia O. Egede-Njowusi is a graduate of Delta State University Abraka where she obtained her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in English (Education) and Industrial Relations in 1992 and 2000 respectively.

She possesses extensive background of over 31 years post qualification experience with over a decade long career in Journalism and later in Pension Fund Administration spanning Business Development & Marketing, Media Consultancy, Corporate Branding, Stakeholder Engagement & Management, and Corporate Communications and Brand Management at the highest levels.

Before joining NPF Pensions Limited, She worked at Trustfund Pensions Limited from 2009 to 2024, with over 14 years at Middle and Senior Management levels working across Corporate Affairs and Communications, Brand Management, Business Development and Marketing functions. She has also put in a decade of robust journalism career, as the Staff Labour Correspondent of Guardian Newspaper from 1994 to 2005 where She provided media coverage for the Organized Labour during the Fola Adeola Committee that culminated in the birthing of the Contributory Pension Scheme.

Priscillia has negotiated new businesses and closed deals, and also managed key strategic accounts. She is an ardent identifier and developer of latent skills, continues to develop and raise new leaders by providing consistent coaching, mentoring and guidance to colleagues around her space.

She is an alumnus of the Prestigious Corporate Affairs Academy of Said Business School, Oxford University United Kingdom. She is also an alumnus of the prestigious International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP), the United States Department of State’s Premier Professional Exchange Programme. She has attended several Leadership and Management trainings at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania USA, United and Lagos Business School.

She has passion for Charity Work, Advocacy in the area of Gender Based Issues. Travelling, Cooking, Music and Writing.

She is to oversee the newly created Corporate Services Directorate.
IKECHUKWU G. UTAZI, ESQ., ACIS (LL.B. HONS; BL. HONS)

COMPANY SECRETARY/LEGAL ADVISER

IKECHUKWU G. UTAZI, ESQ., ACIS (LL.B. HONS; BL. HONS) - COMPANY SECRETARY/LEGAL ADVISER
Ikechukwu G. Utazi is a seasoned lawyer and an alumnus of Nnamdi I Azikiwe University and the Nigerian Law School. He was the best student in the Faculty of Law of his alma mater in his graduating set.

Ike Utazi, prior to joining NPF Pensions, was serving in the Legal Department of the Nigeria Police at Force Headquarters, Abuja. He was a member of the Project Team that worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Ltd. (the Consulting firm engaged by the Police authorities) to undertake the whole processes for the establishment of NPF Pensions Limited and the eventual grant of a PFA license by the National Pension Commission.

He is a stickler for excellence and his involvement from inception has been of immense benefits to NPF Pensions and its stakeholders.

As Company Secretary, he is responsible for coordinating the activities of the Company Secretariat and overseeing the Governance and related statutory compliance/reporting issues. He also doubles as Head of the Legal Department of the Company.

Barrister Utazi has attended trainings in Corporate Governance, Management and Legal matters at the Kellogg school of Management (USA), Lagos Business School, Society for Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions Training Centre, Nigeria Institute of Advance Legal Studies, among others. He is a member of many professional bodies such as Nigeria Bar Association, Institute of Chartered Secretaries, Administration of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Fraud Examiners, Computer Forensics Institute, Nigeria.
 
He is married and the marriage is blessed with five wonderful children (three boys; two girls). His hobbies include reading, motivational speaking, football and philanthropy. He is the Chairman of Mama Eliza Utazi Discovery Foundation which is committed to fostering of the dreams of helpless youth and children in the society.
MUHAMMAD M. DUTSE MCSA, MCSE, PMP

HEAD INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

MUHAMMAD M. DUTSE MCSA, MCSE, PMP - HEAD INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Muhammad Dutse is an experienced senior management professional with over two decades of proven track record of strategic leadership, operational excellence, and cross-functional collaboration. Adept at driving organizational growth, optimizing processes, and fostering high-performing teams. Strong analytical and decision-making skills combined with a passion for innovation and continuous improvement.

He is a graduate of Computer Science from Federal University of Technology (ATBU) Bauchi and is currently a postgraduate student of Leadership and Sustainability with the prestigious Robert Kenedy College, Zurich.

Mr. Dutse is highly skilled in various technologies including Database Management and Administration, Database development and programming, ICT Project Management and Implementation, Application Design and Programming, Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence, Data Center Management and Disaster Recovery Implementation, IT Security, and Ethical Hacking.

He is a member of various technology platforms and groups including the renowned IDC CIOs (International Data Corp) and had been involved in the implementation of various technologies in the Pension Industry.
 
Prior to joining NPF Pensions Limited, Mr. Dutse was a pioneer staff of Sigma Pensions Limited where he worked for more than eight years in the ICT department.
ADEKUNLE JOEL OGUNLADE (Ph.D.)

CHIEF RISK OFFICER (CRO)

ADEKUNLE JOEL OGUNLADE (Ph.D.) - CHIEF RISK OFFICER (CRO)
Dr. Ogunlade is a seasoned Pension, Investment and Customer Relationship Expert with about two decades experience in Operations, Personnel Management, Strategy and Process Improvement roles in global positions across Pensions and Capital Market Industries, He possesses an excellent reputation as a highly dependable ally, valued by his superior Managers and other colleagues. This is hinged on his wide experience in Management, strong knowledge of Investment, excellent analytical skills, combined with strong interpersonal skills, strategic skills, stakeholder management and understanding of customers’ needs. His track record of costs management and controls and a clear ability to organise a team effectively and motivate teams to deliver great results are quite enviable.

He is an astute researcher in the field management, Fellow of the Institute of Chattered Economists of Nigeria, a full member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, Fellow of the Institute of Information & Strategy Management, Fellow, Certified Business Management Professional, Fellow International Word Learned Society, Associate member, Certified Institute of Purchasing and Supply Administrators of Nigeria, trained Supernumerary Police Officer, holding Ph.D. in Business Management, M.Sc. Business Management, MBA Human Resource Management, B.Sc. Accountancy and Diploma, Mechanical Craft Studies. He attended several local and International Conventions, professional & management trainings and seminars both locally and internationally with FITC, Lagos Business School, Rotary International, The Management Centre, United Kingdom, etc.

He is currently the Chief Risk Officer and part of the pioneer middle management team of NPF Pensions Limited, the first Regional Manager, South-West, NPF Pensions Limited. He has to his credit, the establishment, sustenance, and growth of the regional office and 11 other offices of the company in the South-West Region with records of unprecedented success in the Pension Industry. Adekunle Joel Ogunlade before joining NPF Pensions Limited in 2014, worked in different capacities with Trustfund Pensions Limited, Apt Pensions Managers Limited, Maven Assets Managements Limited, Supra Commercial Trust Limited, and Maninvest Assets Managements Limited.

Dr. Ogunlade is a philanthropist and engaged in humanitarian activities. He is current an Assistant Governor, Rotary International District 9110, Nigeria amongst others. Adekunle Joel has passion for youth development, using his life story that proves that impossibilities don’t exist for youth engagement, encouragement, and mentoring, he has built and still building many leaders. He is a Christian, an Elder and Witnesses Secretary in The Apostolic Church Nigeria, Lagos Area. He is a life member of Bible Society of Nigeria.

He is happily married to Ruth Oluwatunmibi Ogunlade nee Adegelu and their union is blessed with Godly Children. Mr Ogunlade interests travelling, reading, philanthropy and mentoring.
QARIBULLAH A. ARABI, CPAM

CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER (CIO)

QARIBULLAH A. ARABI, CPAM - CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER (CIO)

Qaribullah has over 16 years of industry experience.  Before Joining NPF Pensions Ltd, he had spent 5years with Apt Pensions Ltd and 3years with First Alliance Pensions Ltd (now ARM Pension Managers Ltd) both as head of investment, performing broad functions across investment strategies and executions, portfolio construction, management, and related miscellaneous duties. He has attended various courses on investment management both within and outside the country.

He holds  BSc Econs (UNIMAID), a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (ABU Zaria), and undergoing an MSC program. He is a qualified Chartered Pension Analyst Manager (CPAM) of the American Association of Financial Management and; a CFA student member.

LAWAN BAMUSA

HEAD, HUMAN RESOURCES AND ADMINISTRATION

LAWAN BAMUSA - HEAD, HUMAN RESOURCES AND ADMINISTRATION
Lawan Bamusa is the Head of Administration and Human Resources.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities from the University of Maiduguri and also a Master’s degree Holder in Industrial Relations from the same University.

He went into a Private Business, before proceeding to join the former Inland bank Plc as a Credit Officer at its Head Office Branch in Lagos. He was moved to the Operations Unit of the same Bank, from where he rose to become the Head of Operations of some branches in Lagos,Nasarawa and Gombe respectively.

The banking reforms and mergers in 2006 saw the emergence of First Inland Bank Plc and later FIN Bank, where he served as a Branch Manager of one of the Branches in Gombe and also Relationship Manager at an FCMB Branch in same location. His area of strength while in the Banking sector was in Retail Banking and Operations.

He left the services of FCMB Ltd in 2014 as a Relationship Manager to join NPF Pensions Limited as Pioneer Head, Administration and Human Resources.

He has to his credit of more than 15 years’ experience in Banking before joining NPF Pensions Ltd and has attended courses related to his profession some of which at the Prestigious London School Of Economics and Political Science, LSE and the Lagos Business School (LBS).

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Administration, FCIA and also a Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria,CIBN.

He is married with children.
SULAIMAN YINUSA, FCA

CHIEF INTERNAL AUDITOR (CIA)

SULAIMAN YINUSA, FCA - CHIEF INTERNAL AUDITOR (CIA)
A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), a Full Member, Institute of Loan and Risk Management of Nigeria (ILRM) an Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, with over 24 years’ experience (out of which 18 years were at Management level and of which 14 years were as HOD in pension industry), spanning Financial Control, Internal Audit, Management and Risk Management, garnered in various sectors of the economy.

Prior to joining NPF Pensions Limited in 2014, Mr. Yinusa had worked with three different PFAs between 2007 and 2014; CRIB Pension, CrusaderSterling Pensions and AIICO Pension Managers Limited. Prior to the Pension industry experience, he had worked with Clariant Nigeria Limited (Former Sandoz) and Daltrade Nigeria Limited.

Mr. Yinusa is a 1994 graduate of Accounting, from Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, holds a B.Sc Accounting from Tansian University, Anambra State and also holds an MBA from LAUTech, Ogbomoso.

He is happily married with children.
OHAKA CHUKWUMA (B.A, MBA, M.SC, FICM)

HEAD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

OHAKA CHUKWUMA (B.A, MBA, M.SC, FICM) - HEAD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
Chukwuma Ohaka is a seasoned PR (Public Relations), Business Development, and Customer Service Professional with extensive experience in leading teams to excellence in Marketing, Key Accounts Management, and Customer Retention. With a keen eye for identifying business opportunities and nurturing them into mutually beneficial relationships, he has established himself as a proficient PR (Public Relations) expert, adept at managing people and crafting innovative business strategies that have significantly improved operations and delivery systems within the Nigeria Pension Industry.

Beyond his core competencies, Chukwuma is skilled in Entrepreneurship, Life Coaching, Motivational Speaking, and Capacity Development. He is renowned for his ability to transform businesses and reignite customer interest in ventures that may have been overlooked. A goal-oriented individual with a relentless drive for success, he consistently sets and surpasses targets, earning a reputation as a pacesetter in his field.

Chukwuma thrives on challenges and welcomes opportunities to learn from new and evolving ideas. His extensive network spans across the Public and Private sectors in Nigeria, facilitated by his remarkable friendship skills and wide-ranging professional contacts. Well-traveled and socially adept, he easily connects with people from diverse backgrounds, enhancing his ability to navigate various social and professional environments.

Academically, Chukwuma holds an impressive array of qualifications, including an MBA, MSc in Human Resource Management, and a First degree in English and Literary Studies. He is recognized as a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, Associate Member of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Fellow of the National Institute of Credit Administrators, and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Administration.

Furthermore, Chukwuma is a certified strategist from Lagos Business School, having completed numerous prestigious training programs both locally and internationally, including those at Lagos Business School and London Business School. His dedication to continuous learning and professional development underscores his commitment to excellence in every aspect of his career.

For further details, visit Chukwuma Ohaka’s LinkedIn profile: Chukwuma Ohaka’s LinkedIn Profile
JULIET NSSIEN B. SC., ACA

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)

JULIET NSSIEN B. SC., ACA - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)

Juliet Nssien is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

She is a seasoned Accountant and Auditor who worked with reputable Audit Firms in Nigeria with over 18 years of audit experience gained at KPMG Audit (Now Akintola Williams Deloitte) and Muhtari Dangana & Co (Chartered Accountants).

She was involved in the audit and supervision of the audit of various company accounts including the Nigerian Directorate of Employment (NDE), Laboratory Project of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), Garki Hospital Abuja, Pension Fund Administrators, etc. Juliet holds a B. Sc. Degree in Physiology from the University of Lagos.

ABIMBOLA TANIMOWO – MNIM, ACE, SCILRM, ACFIA

HEAD CONTRIBUTIONS AND COLLECTIONS

ABIMBOLA TANIMOWO – MNIM, ACE, SCILRM, ACFIA – HEAD CONTRIBUTIONS AND COLLECTIONS

Abimbola Tanimowo currently heads the Contributions and Collections Department where she deploys and displays her wealth of experience acquired in the pension and customer service industries to drive organizational objectives and enhance customer satisfaction.

Her career journey started in Customer Service where she developed a passion for delivering exceptional service and a dedication to superior customer service. With several certifications on Relationship Management coupled with hands-on experience, she has been able to hone her passion for exceptional service delivery.

In 2005, she made a career transition to the pension industry as a pioneer staff of Legacy Pension Managers. Over the years, her career grew in the Nigerian pension industry with most of her experience spanning across fund accounting, investment, Collections and Customer Service. As a result of her dedication and commitment to organizational growth, she has had numerous opportunities to serve in various leadership capacities in a number of leading pension organizations in Nigeria like Apt Pension Fund Managers Ltd and Trustfund Pensions Plc.

Abimbola holds a B. Sc (ED) degree in Economics from the University of Abuja, Abuja as well as an MBA degree from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. She is also an Associate Chartered Economist of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN), a member of National Institute of Management (NIM) and a senior member of the Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management.

MUSTAPHA SULEIMAN

HEAD BENEFITS & RETIREMENT ADMINISTRATION

MUSTAPHA SULEIMAN - HEAD BENEFITS & RETIREMENT ADMINISTRATION
Mr. Mustapha Ayuba Suleiman has diversified cognate experience spanning three decades, acquired from both the Private and Public sectors, cutting across Public Service, Insurance and Pension Industries.

He obtained a Masters in Banking and Finance in 2008 as well as B.Sc. Degree in Economics both from the Bayero University Kano (BUK).

Mr. Mustapha was a Finance Officer with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during his National Youth Service Corps in 1987 – 1988. He started his career in the Public Service in 1990 which up to 2006 within which period he held several positions covering Inspector of Taxes at the Kano State Board of Internal Revenue, Jigawa State Board of Internal Revenue as well as Compliance Officer with the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) in Kano, Lagos and Kaduna branch offices respectively.

Before joining NPF Pensions Limited in 2015 as the Pioneer Head of Retirement and Benefits Administration, he had worked with FCMB Pensions Limited between 2006 and 2015. His wealth of experience over the years has impacted positively on his role in NPF Pensions Limited, especially in attending to the unique concerns of the Company’s clientele.

Mr. Mustapha has attended several Senior and Executive Management Programs at different institutes/schools including the Prestigious London Business School in the United Kingdom.

He is happily married and blessed with Children. His hobbies include reading and sports.
AHMED MUSA

CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER (CCO)

AHMED MUSA - CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER (CCO)

Ahmed started his career in 2005 as a graduate trainee with First Bank Nigeria Limited. He has cognate experiences in both Operations and Retail banking and left the bank as a Business Manager.

He joined the Services of NPF Pensions Limited in 2015 as a Unit Head in Benefits Administration Department before his redeployment to Compliance Department in 2018.

Ahmed holds a Bachelor of Science Degrees in International Relations and Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Nassarawa State University respectively. He also holds Masters in Business Administration from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi and Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

 Ahmed is currently a student member of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria. 

He is happily married and enjoys travelling.

STANLEY NYEKACHI WEJE

HEAD OPERATIONS DEPT

STANLEY NYEKACHI WEJE (BSc, MSc, CRM) - HEAD OPERATIONS DEPT

Stanley Nyekachi Weje is a seasoned professional whose career traverses banking, leadership coaching, risk management, and business development. Commencing his banking journey in 2004 as an Executive Trainee at Allstate Trust Bank (EcoBank), he swiftly transitioned to Afribank in the role of Executive Assistant the same year. Progressing further, Stanley joined Oceanic International Bank PLC in 2008, contributing as a Relationship Officer.

With an extensive tenure in the banking industry, Stanley Weje broadened his horizons by joining TrustFund Pensions PLC in 2010, dedicating four years to Business Development. His next pivotal role was at NPF Pensions Limited, where he served as the Regional Manager for the South South region for a commendable six years before assuming the role of Risk Manager.

His educational background, which includes a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Rivers State University of Science and Technology and a master’s degree in human resources management from Enugu State University of Science and Technology, enriches his perspective and supports his work in various domains. Stanley Weje is also a proud member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CPSMN) and the Chartered Risk Management Institute of Nigeria (CRMI), further demonstrating his commitment to professional growth and excellence.

A maven of varied skill sets, Stanley Weje amalgamates his wealth of experience to emerge as a dynamic and accomplished professional. His forte lies in steering operational risk management, leadership coaching, and fostering business development strategies that drive success. Stanley’s unwavering dedication to excellence and relentless pursuit of professional development epitomize his steadfast commitment to delivering exceptional results in all his endeavours. He is married and blessed with three children.

HAUWA YAHAYA SANUSI ISMAIL

HEAD CORPORATE SERVICES DEPT

HAUWA YAHAYA SANUSI ISMAIL - HEAD CORPORATE SERVICES DEPT
Hauwa Ismail Yahaya Sanusi joined NPF pl in 2014 as the Technical Manager to the Managing Director/CEO. She has 15 years cognitive working experience in Pension industry with robust knowledge in Human Resources Management and Administration where she served as the Deputy Head, HR and Admin Department.

She is a graduate of Secretarial Studies from Kaduna Polytechnic, where she holds HND from Kaduna Polytechnic She also holds bachelor’s degree (BSc.) in Public Administration from the Salem University, Lokoja Kogi State; and Master of Science (MSc.) in view in Human Resources from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

Prior to joining NPF Pensions, in 2014, Hauwa started her career with Apt Pension Managers Limited in 2007 within which she held various responsibilities.

Hauwa pays attention to details in assignments and duties and has attended various capacity and leadership trainings including courses at London Management Centre.
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