Muhammad Babangida and El-Amin International School
Muhammad Babangida currently serves as the Executive Director of El-Amin International School. As Executive Director, Muhammad is responsible for the overall operations and performance of the school as well as ensuring the school’s long-term sustainability, strategic direction, and overall success.
El-Amin International School educate children from across Nigeria and promote respect for cultural and religious values. El-Amin offers nursery, primary, secondary, and boarding educational opportunities for more than 1,000 students ranging from ages 3 to 17. The school provides both National and International examinations, specifically WAEC, NECO, JAMB, IGCSE, and Checkpoint (Primary and Secondary).
These students are at a transformative stage in their lives, which requires them to be opened up to new ideas and trained on effective ways of studying in order to develop into successful contributors to society. Muhammad has worked hard to implement a curriculum that is in line with national and international standards, incorporates resources required to compete in the 21st century, and promotes respect and tolerance within the diverse cultural and religious differences across the country.
Furthermore, El-Amin also offers a variety of extracurricular activities ranging from clubs to sports that aim to develop more well-rounded students. As Muhammad contends, sports provide children with an opportunity to dream and work hard to accomplish their goals while also developing more responsible, accountable, and dependable individuals in the process.
Muhammad Babangida’s Financial Background
Since 2009, Muhammad Babangida – who also goes by Mohammed – has served as a Board Director for the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM). In addition to his duties as the Chairman of the finance and general purpose committee, Muhammad also serves on the risk management committee and the credit committee. The Nigerian Export-Import Bank presently provides short and medium term loans to Nigerian exporters. It also provides short-term guarantees for loans granted by Nigerian Banks to exporters as well as credit insurance against political and commercial risks in the event of nonpayment by foreign buyers.
Previously, Muhammad Babangida served as a Board Director for Unity Bank Plc from 2006 to 2012. During this time, Muhammad was a member of the board credit committee; member of the board IT committee; and member of the compensation committee. Unity Bank is one of Nigeria’s leading retail banks after emerging from the largest merger and consolidation in Nigeria’s banking industry. Following the landmark banking consolidation spearheaded by the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), nine financial institutions with competences in investment banking, corporate and retail banking came together in January 2006 to form Unity Bank Plc.
From 1998 to 2006, Muhammad served as a Board Director for Intercity Bank, Plc. His duties include Chairman of the board credit committee; member of the board establishment committee; member of the board IT committee; and member of the committee of directors for “Unity Bank” information. During Muhammad’s tenure, Intercity Bank grew from a profit after of tax of N33 million in 1998 to N500 million in 2003. Furthermore, he also helped to establish a solid IT platform, leading to excellent delivery channels that were able to meet the ever-growing demands of the market.
From 2009 to 2011, Muhammad served as Board Director for Niger State Development Company (NSDC) from 2009 to 2011. NSDC is an Investment Development Company in the business of molding the economic future of Niger State by promoting economic development through industrial development in the state.
Muhammad Babangida’s Professional Portfolio
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Oil & Gas
From 2008 to 2011, Muhammad Babangida served as special advisor to the Santa Isabel Petroleum Company, which is a subsidiary of the China National Petroleum Company. Muhammad was responsible for negotiating and coordinating with appropriate governmental agencies in behalf of Santa Isabel in the African Nation of Equatorial Guinea where Santa Isabel operates.
Muhammad Babangida’s Recent Blog Posts:
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