The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors led by the Chairman is responsible for the company’s strategic policy decisions, while a highly experienced Executive Management Team runs its day to day affairs. These are:

MR.GODWIN EMEFIELE  – CHAIRMAN

CBN Governor Emefelie
Mr Godwin Emefelie

Godwin Emefiele is the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Prior to his joining the CBN, he spent over 26 years in commercial banking culminating in his tenure as Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank PLC, one of Nigeria’s largest banks .

Alhaji Abbas Umar Masanawa – MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Alhaji Masanawa – EDF & S/CFO
 Alhaji Masanawa

Alhaji Masanawa has over 17 years of cognate banking experience and rose to the position of Deputy General Manager in Zenith Bank PLC in the year 2014 before he left to serve as a Special Assistant to the Governor of the Central Bank. He was subsequently appointed as the Executive Director (Finance, Strategy and Marketing) in NSPMC Plc.  And now he is the Managing Director and Chief Executive. Alhaji Masanawa holds a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Economics from Ahmadu Bello University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Maiduguri. He has also completed courses and programmes from the Harvard Business School, London Business School, and the University of Oxford.

MR. AHMED HALILU MNI – Executive Director cORPORATE sERVICES

Mr. Ahmed Halilu mni
 Mr. Ahmed Halilu mni

Mr. Ahmed Halilu mni has over 23 years of experience in the Banking industry having worked with African International Bank Limited (AIB) and Zenith Bank Plc.  Prior to his appointment, he was a participant of Senior Executive Course 39, 2017 of the National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies Kuru, Jos leading to award of member of the National Institute mni.  Mr Ahmed Halilu holds a Bachelors degree in Agriculture B. (Agric), Masters in Business Administration (MBA) as well as Masters in International Affairs & Diplomacy (MIAD) all from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.  He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).

PROFESSOR THOMAS ONYISI ODOZI – SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISER TO CBN GOVERNOR

PROFESSOR THOMAS ONYISI ODOZI

Currently the Senior Technical Adviser to the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, on NSPM Plc , he holds a PhD. Industrial Chemistry, University of Lagos, Nigeria, M.Sc, Industrial Chemistry, Synthesized Nylon 3 for Liquid Crystal Display, Atlanta University, Atlanta, USA , B.Sc Chemistry, Southern University, Louisiana,USA

He was the Former GM (Security Documents) of NSPM, and directly responsible then to the MD/CE of NSPM, Plc on matters related to technology adoption, adaptation and its relevance to NSPM, Plc viability. Besides, he had held some adhoc functions in various capacities at different levels. Among these, the Current Chairman of the African Banknote Security Documents Printers Association’s Technical Committee, sits on the Executive Membership Committee of the Association, and a plethora of other administrative functions. Professor Odozi is a constant face in the Security Print Industry and has through devotion of duty and diligence carved a niche for himself not only in this hybrid discipline as a professional, but also in other facets of life.