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NIM elects president, other officers 

By Guardian Nigeria
09 November 2021   |   3:36 am
Major-Gen. Abdullahi Muraina (rtd.) has emerged as the new president and chairman of council of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered).

Major-Gen. Abdullahi Muraina (rtd.) has emerged as the new president and chairman of council of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered).
 
Muraina, a former deputy president of NIM, takes over from Patience Anabor, the immediate past president of the institute.

A statement signed by the Registrar/Chief Executive of the institute, Tony Fadaka, said Muraina and other new principal officers were elected to run the affairs of the institute for the next two years, 2021 to 2023.
 
Also elected were Dr. Christiana Vincent-Atako, a former acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC) as Deputy President while Commodore Abimbola Ayuba (rtd.), a former Director at the Defence Headquarters and Naval Headquarters, became the National Treasurer.
 


The statement explained that the new president has been a fellow of the institute since 2011 and former national treasurer.
 
He is an alumnus of University of Lagos and University of Ilorin, where he obtained a B.Sc. in Accounting and Master of Business Administration respectively.
 
Muraina had a distinguished career in the Nigerian Army and retired voluntarily after 35 years of meritorious service as a Major General. 
 
He was until his retirement from the Nigerian Army in September 2014, the Chief of Accounts and Budget (Army).  
 
Apart from being a fellow of NIM, he is also a fellow, Certified National Accountant and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
 
He is Member, Institute of Directors Nigeria and an alumnus of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies.  
 
Muraina, who joined the institute in 2003 as a member, has served in various capacities at different times. 
 
He was the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Institute of Management between 2015 and 2017 and was elected to the Institute’s Council in 2014. 

He won the institute’s Presidential Award for his consistent support of the institute’s programmes in 2014. 
 
The statement added that the investiture of the new President and Chairman of Council will take place December 9, 2021 at MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.