Managing Director/CE

Dr. Sirajo is a Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) and Honorary Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).

Sirajo started his banking career in 1992 with Inland Bank Plc as a Supervisor and rose to the position of Assistant General Manager in 2009 with First Inland Bank Plc, where he held various Managerial Positions in both Operations, Credit Administration and Business Development including Regional Manager FCT, Abuja.

In 2009, he was appointed Managing Director/CEO, Arab Gambian Islamic Bank (AGIB), a position he held for six (6) years till January 2015, before joining Jaiz Bank Plc.

Dr. Sirajo is a 1991 Bsc. Economics graduate from Bayero University Kano. He has an Msc in Monetary Economics from the University of Port Harcourt and Ph.D in Agricultural Economics from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. Sirajo obtained his second Master’s Degree in Islamic Banking and Finance from Bayero University Kano.

He has attended several Management and Islamic Banking Courses in and outside Nigeria as a participant and/or speaker.

He is an Alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School (SMP 33) and Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (PALM 11), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Before his appointment as Managing Director/CE, Sirajo was the immediate past Executive Director, Business Development (North). He had served as the Chief Risk Officer of the Bank and was the pioneer Regional Manager in charge of Southern Operations.