Professor Muhammad Nasirudeen MAITURARE was born on the sixteenth day of June 1963, in Paiko,
Paikoro Local Government Area, of Niger State, North-Central Nigeria. He had his post-primary education at Government
College, Bida, where he got his West African School Certificate in 1980. He did IJMB at the School of Basic Studies,
1982. For further studies, he attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he was awarded
B.Sc. Actuarial Science in 1985, M.B.A., in 1989, and Ph.D. in Business Administration in 2001.
As an altruistic and versatile scholar, Professor Muhammad Nasirudeen Maiturare also trained as Computer Analyst at the Federal University of Technology, Minna between May and July 1992. He enrolled for Certificate in Computer Hardware, at IMC Institute, New Delhi, India, between August and October 2001; Database Management Course, IIT, Bombay, between October and January, 2002; ICT in Nigerian Universities Course, University of Jos, in February 2002, and Certificate in Educational Planning (Online) IIEP, Paris, between March and July, 2003, among several others.
As a man who has lived bountiful, wise, and disciplined life, Professor Muhammad Nasirudeen Maiturare became an accomplished scholar of his generation as a result of the intelligence, commitment, and discipline he has brought to bear in all his endeavours in both the academia and public service. One can glean greatness from the courageous life he has led in his young days in the academia.
He started his career at Ministry of Finance, Akure, Ondo State, under the National Youth Service Scheme between 1985 and 1986. He worked as a lecturer at Federal Polytechnic, Bida, from 1986 to 1987. He joined the service of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1987. Over the years he has taught several courses at undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. He has also successfully supervised many ground breaking undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. dissertations/theses. He worked briefly at the National Pension Commission during his Sabbatical leave between January and December 2013.
By the dint of hardwork, meeting engaging academic challenges and unparalleled commitments to intellectual excellence, he attained the zenith of his academic career with his promotion to the rank of Profess or of Business Administration, ABU, Zaria, in 2010. Professor Muhammad Nasirudeen Maiturare, an epitome of integrity and quintessential intellectual, combines a rare academic capability with administrative expertise.
This is evident in the many esteemed and sensitive administrative positions he has been given over the years in his academic life and he has discharged the duties with fortitude and uncommon successes. He has served as External Examiner to University of Maiduguri (2013 to date ); University of Abuja (2012 to date); Benue State University (2010 to 2013); Federal Polytechnic Bida (2003 – 2006); Kaduna Polytechnic (1997– 2000, 2010 to 2013). He has made several significant contributions to the nation and the academia as a valuable member to the Governing Council, Ahmadu Bello University (2010 to 2014); Governing Council, IBB University, Lapai, (2007 to date); Board of Governors, Institute of Administration, A.B.U., Zaria (2008 to 2012); Governing Board, Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (2008 to 2012); Board of Directors, Kongo Coference Hotel Ltd (2008 to2012); Board of Directors, ABU Venture Ltd (2008 to 2014); Board of Trustees, ABU Endowment Fund (2010 to 2014); Council of Institute of Actuaries of Nigeria (2010 to date), et cetera. In the academia, Prof. Maiturare has made some significant contributions. He has served as Chairman, Anti-Corruption Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTU), ABU Zaria, (2014 - ); Director, Institute of Administration (2008 - 2012); Dean, Faculty of Administration (2006 - 2008); HOD, Department of Business Administration (2004 - 2007); Deputy Dean, Faculty of Administration (2002 – 2004); Asst. Dean, Faculty of Administration (2001 – 2002); Asst. Director, Academic Planning & Monitoring (1997 - 2008); Coordinator, MBA Programme (1992 - 1996); Coordinator, Computer Services (1992 - 2005); Coordinator, Actuarial Science (1997 - 2004); Coordinator, Insurance Programme (1990 - 1992); Departmental Examination Officer (1991 - 1992); Congregation Rep to Senate (1999 – 2004); Student Hall Adviser (1996 – 1998), et cetera.
A highly respected Professor of Business Administration, Prof. Maiturare has attended and presented papers at several seminars, workshops, and conferences both within and outside Nigeria. He has over 40 national and international publications to his credit. He has presented several public lectures at very important academic and public sector fora. He has mentored many scholars who are making significant contributions to national development. Prof. Maiturare has not only made landmark impact in the academic community.
He has made several contributions to his local government, state, and the nation. He is a Member, Technical Committee on the CBN Collaborative Postgraduate Programmes in Accounting, Banking & Finance and Economics, (2007 to date); Member, Economic and Social Advisory Council of Niger State (ESACON) (2008 to date); Member, Implementation Committee on the Integration of Non-Formal/Moral Education with Western Education School System in Niger state (2010 to date).
He was a Member, low, Institute of Actuaries of Nigeria; Member, the Academy of Management Nigeria; Member, International Social Security Association; Member, Nigerian Institute of Management; Member, Nigerian Institute of Management Consultants; Fellow, Marketing Academy of Nigeria; Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administration. Prof. Maiturare has won several awards and honours in recognition of his meritorious services to humanity. Among the awards are: Distinguished Administrator Award by the Institute of Corporate Administration; H.O.D. of the Year Award (2005/2006) by Marketing Students Association; Merit Award by National Association of Niger State Students; Award of Honour for outstanding leadership quality as Dean of Administration (2007/2008) presented by graduating students of Business Administration; Certificate of Honour presented by the Marketing Academy of Nigeria; Certificate of Honour presented by Muslim Refresher Course Programme, Zaria a Community Based Educational Organization; Yunus Ustaz Usman (SAN) Award for Service to Humanity, presented by the Students’ Human Rights Club, Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Prof. Maiturare is happily married and blessed with children. He speaks English, Hausa, and Arabic. Professor Muhammad Nasirudeen Maiturare puts integrity and hard work first, for which the academic environment provides a fertile ground. This is why in the middle an unblemished meritorious service of many years at ABU, Zaria, he was appointed the fourth Vice-Chancellor of the fast growing Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.
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