According to DAILY NIGERIAN, President Muhammadu Buhari has given his approval for the nomination of Ahmed Halilu as Managing Director of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, NSPMC Plc.
In the wake of Abbas Masanawa’s resignation on May 16, the corporation is being led by Halilu, the older brother of First Lady Aisha Buhari.
The Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Plc not only produces the country’s banknotes and postal orders but also provides printing services for the Independent National Electoral Commission’s election materials (INEC).
Also known as The MINT, this subsidiary of the Central Bank of Nigeria was founded in 1963 by the Nigerian government in conjunction with De La Rue of the United Kingdom.
It started generating currency notes and coins for the CBN in 1965, and since then it has expanded to provide a wide variety of security papers for the government, commercial banks, blue-chip enterprises, and others.
The President gave his blessing to the appointment since Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank and current chairman of tard, recommended him.
Halilu has spent the last 23 years working in banking for institutions like African International Bank Limited, American International Bank, and Zenith Bank Plc.
Senior Executive Course 39, 2017 at the National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos.
After attending Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Halilu earned a B. (Agric) in agriculture, an MBA, and an MA in international affairs and diplomacy.
In addition, he is a part of the NIM (Nigerian Institute of Management).