Ofcourse, if we want to mention those who has changed the narratives in the Nigerian Financial Sector, we cannot leave certain names in limbo.
One of such names is Mr. Suleiman A. Barau OON, FCIB, and FNIM. The well-read Virtuoso Public Servant and Merchant Commercial and Central Banker, has been Chairman at Red Star Express Plc since 2018 & has been its Non-Executive Director since June 26, 2018.
Spanning over 18 years in the financial institutions, Mr. Barua’s public service was initially as a Principal Economist with the Nigerian Mining Corporation and subsequently with the Central Bank of Nigeria, as a Special Adviser to the Governor during which time he briefly acted as Managing Director of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Plc.
No doubt, Mr. Sulieman Barau’s dexterity has seen him dazzle for 17 years at four various banks, namely Continental (formerly Chase) Merchant Bank, Bank of the North, UBA and FSB International Bank Before plying his Trade at the Central Bank.
He was Deputy Governor of Corporate Services at The Central Bank of Nigeria from December 13, 2007 to 2018 and served as its Director until 2018. He attended over 3 dozen courses in major institutions such as Euromoney, Insead, IMD, Wharton, Harvard, Kellogg and Stanford Universities. He is an Alumnus of Harvard Kennedy and IMD Business Schools. He was educated at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, University of Jos and University of Bradford where he acquired Bsc, MSc, post experience and graduate certificates in Economics, Investment Analysis and Management Research.
Mr. Sulieman Barau is “Nigeria Bloggers Forum Financial Man of the Month”.