Jaiz Bank Plc. the pioneer Non-Interest Bank in Nigeria announces the appointment of Dr. Sirajo Salisu as its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. A Certified Risk
Manager, Sirajo will succeed Malam Hassan Usman who is retiring as the MD/CEO of the Bank. His appointment takes effect from October 16, 2022.
Until his appointment, Dr. Sirajo held several Senior and Executive positions in the bank such as Regional Manager South, Chief Risk Officer and Executive Director, Business
Development North where he served diligently in providing the strategic direction to grow the Bank’s business in the Northern region of the country.
Prior to joining Jaiz Bank Plc. In 2016, Sirajo served as the Managing Director/CEO of
Arab Gambian Islamic Bank (AGIB), a position he held for Six (6) years.
Dr. Sirajo is a 1991 BSc. Economics graduate from Bayero University Kano. He has an M.Sc. in Monetary Economics from the University of Port Harcourt and Ph.D.
in Agricultural Economics from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He also obtained another Master’s Degree in Islamic Banking and Finance from
Bayero University Kano. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) and Honorary Senior Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
The Board and Management wish him success on this role and optimistic this
appointment will positively impact the Bank.