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Premium pensions appoints Yakubu as board chairman


Yunusa Yakubu

Premium Pensions Limited has announced the appointment Yunusa Yakubu as the Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.

Yakubu, until his appointment was the Chairman of the Board’s Committee on Strategic Growth. He takes over from the former Chairman of the Board, Aliyu Abdulrahman Dikko.

The new chairman obtained a B.Sc. in Architecture from the Ahmadu Bello University in 1984 and the same subject at the same university in 1986. He started his working career with the Ministry of Works and Housing in Bauchi State of Nigeria in 1987.


While there, he worked on the designs and supervision of buildings, including the local government secretariats, political party and states liaison offices in Abuja.

Yunusa served on the board of SunTrust Savings and Loans Limited as director and the Federal Government as a member of the Governing Council of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

The appointment of Bade Adesina into the Board was also ratified. He brings a wealth of experience into the company. He possesses a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Finance from the University of Lagos and a diploma in Information Science, Systems from the University of Ibadan.

He is an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), a Fellow of Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria and Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers, member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers.

He started his career as a Graduate Assistant/Senior Information Officer with the University of Lagos from where he moved to the banking sector. Adesina has over 30 years’ experience in Financial Management in commercial and investment banking with the former Mainstreet Bank and Access Bank Plc from where he resigned as a General Manager to join CDL Assets Management Limited as the pioneer Managing Director. He is currently on the Board of Apricot Investments Limited, Chairman, Board of Directors, Crownhead Capital Limited and Aremott Banwill & Co. Limited.

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