Sa’adu Jijji - Executive Director, Technical
- Executive Director, Technical
Sa’adu is a versatile professional with working experiences across several sectors of the Nigerian economy. After graduating from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1995, with a degree in Business Administration, Sa’adu began his career in 1997 with Intercellular Nigeria Limited, one of the pioneer private telecom operators based in Lagos.
In 2001, Sa’adu joined Citibank Nigeria in the Operations and Technology section also in Lagos. Sa’adu was appointed pioneer manager of MTN Nigeria in Kaduna State in April 2004 and subsequently Regional Manager, MTN Abuja, in September 2005. In 2008, Sa’adu became National Customer Intelligence Manager of MTN Nigeria. Later in the same year, Sa’adu took study leave to attend a full time Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree in University of Oxford (Said Business School) in UK. He specialized in Finance and Strategy at the school. Upon his return to MTN Nigeria after successfully completing the program, Sa’adu worked on several transformational projects within MTN before leaving, in December 2010, to start a Finance and Strategy Consultancy business. Sa’ad consulted for many private and public organizations.
In 2012, Sa’adu, joined Premium Pension Limited, Abuja initially as Head of Corporate Strategy and subsequently, as Chief Investment Officer (CIO). In 2015, Sa’adu became the Managing Director of Alexander Forbes Consulting Actuaries (AFCAN) one of Nigeria’s leading actuarial consulting companies based in Lagos and a subsidiary of Alexander Forbes, South Africa. Sa’adu joined PAL Pensions in May 2020 as Executive Director, Technical with the responsibilities for many areas including Business Development and Investments.