Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, FCIB, FERP, mni, is a full-fledged distinguished Abusite and financial manager who is the immediate past Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation [NDIC]
Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim graduated from the famous Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1974. Three years later, in 1977, he added a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) to his academic laurels from the same University. In 2001, still in the quest for further knowledge, he attended the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru where he graduated in November of the same year.
Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim rose to the post of Permanent Secretary within a period of ten years due to hard and diligent work. He served in several Ministries and Departments until 1989 when he joined the NDIC. He joined the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation in May 1989 as a Deputy Director and a Departmental Head in charge of Financial and Technical Support, and became a full Director in charge of the Administration Department of the Corporation in 1991. Between 1992 and 2007, Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim headed several other departments amongst which were the Human Resource and Corporate Development Departments. Between September, 1995 and September, 1996, he was appointed an Executive Director (Finance and Administration) in the defunct First African Trust Bank and was involved in the restructuring and sale of the bank.
Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim was appointed the Executive Director of the Corporation in charge of Corporate Services In August 2007. In December 2009, he was appointed the Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. He was appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer on the 8th of December, 2010, a position from which he retired after serving two consecutive terms.
Alhaji is a distinguished and dedicated fellow of the Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals and one of the very few, highly privileged Enterprise Risk Management ERM Ambassadors in Nigeria.