The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the dissolution of the Interim Management Team and the appointment of an acting Managing Director for the Bank of Agriculture in the person of Alwan Hassan.
According to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hassan is a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the banking industry.
The FMARD said the President’s approval was conveyed to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Nanono, via a letter dated May 5, 2020 with reference No. PRES/95/MARD/14.
The ministry in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday described Hassan’s appointment as apt, adding that it would expectedly turn the fortune of the bank around considering his decades of experience in the banking sector.
“He worked with defunct Bank PHB, First Bank of Nigeria, African International Bank Limited, United Bank for Africa and the Central Bank of Nigeria,” the FMARD stated.
It said Hassan hails from Kano State and holds an MSc. in Business Administration.