NASFAT REJOICES AS YUSUF CHAIRS NESG
November 17, 2022
The prestigious Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG ) last Tuesday in Abuja elected Alh Olaniyi Mumini Yusuf as the Chairman of its board of directors.
This is contained in the press release issued and signed by the General Secretary of Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society, NASFAT, Gbenga Sunmonu in Lagos.
A transformational tzar, Yusuf seats on the board of over a dozen organisations and he is the President of the faith-based Nasrul-Lahi-l-Fatih Society of Nigeria ( NASFAT).
He is to take over from Asue Ighodalo, a renowned corporate leader and to assist him on the board of NESG is the Chairman of Shell in Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor, the CEO of Flour Mills Nigeria, Boye Olusanya and the Group COO of MRS Amina Maina, who were also elected as 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice- Chairman respectively.
He had previously served as Vice Chairman and the champion of the Science & Technology Policy Commission of NESG for many years.
The board of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), a private sector-led think-tank which was established by the Chief Ernest Shonekan-led Interim National Government in 1993 and has remained the foremost platform for effective dialogue between the public and private sector organizations in Nigeria.
Hitherto, Yusuf has made a significant impact on consulting and management practices as the Managing Partner of Verraki Partners, a technology and consulting group with a focus on the development and transformation of Africa.
Before this role, he was the country Managing Director of Accenture Nigeria and was also a Management Consultant in the Arthur Andersen group.
NASFAT is particularly elated because Yusuf, who is presently leading the society, has meritoriously served in affiliated organs of the society which includes Governing Council member of the Fountain University, Osogbo; pioneer chairman of HAVEK Leadership Academy; pioneer Chairman of NASFAT Agency for Zakat and Sadaqat (NAZAS).
The Society felicitates with him for the good reputation its president has earned and is proud of him for achieving excellence in every endeavour he served.
NASFAT which was initiated in 1995 by a crop of Muslim intellectuals has established its presence in over 400 branches in Nigeria and abroad over time.
The society has also established affiliate agencies like the TASFAN travel & tours, NASFAT Agency for Zakat & Sadaqat, HAVEK leadership Academy, NASFAT Relief Initiative and Lasilkiin Communications Ltd.
Although NASFAT was formed by Yoruba elites in the South West, the society has been embraced from all parts of Nigeria.
Prominent among the people who have served in various roles in the north are Prof Bello Dogarawa, lecturer and researcher. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; Dr Hamisu Yau of Kaduna State University; Justice Bilkis Muhammad, Kaduna State Judiciary, Kaduna and many too numerous to mention.
Overall membership comprises young professionals, Educationists, Muslim Scholars, Civil Servants, Journalists, Company Directors, Business Executives, Computer Experts, Members of Security Forces, Members of the Judiciary, Politicians, State Commissioners, Legislators, Traders, Artisans, Farmers, Students and lots more.