NIGERIAN SAMAILA ZUBAIRU IS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT THE AFRICA FINANCE CORPORATION
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure development finance institution in Africa, has announced on 2 July, 2018 the appointment of Mr. Samaila D. ZUBAIRU as the Corporation’s President & Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Mr. Andrew ALLI who comes to the end of his tenor, having successfully served in the position since 2008.
Mr. Samaila ZUBAIRU is a distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an accomplished Infrastructure development finance specialist with over 29 years of professional experience. He is the CEO of Africapital Management Limited, in which position he established a joint venture with Old Mutual’s African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) to develop the Nigerian Infrastructure Investment Fund1(NIIF1) for infrastructure private equity across West Africa.
He was the pioneer CFO for Dangote Cement Plc, during which he launched Africa’s largest syndicated project finance facility for a local corporate.