Governing Council MembersMembers of Governing Council
Tajudeen Olalekan Yusuf
Acting Chairman, Governing Council
Tajudeen Olalekan Yusuf in his early fifties was born in Lagos but hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State. He bagged his bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Insurance and Management respectively from the University of Lagos.
Mr. Sharafa is the pioneer Registrar of the Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with special interest in Islamic Financing, Governance and Best Practice.
Fatai Ola Bakare Esq
Ola Bakare who started his legal career as litigation practitioner at the law firm of ‘akinlawon & ajomo’, is now a banking and finance law expert and an Islamic finance Professional.
Imam Abdullahi Saibu is currently the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of Jaiz Zakat & Waqf Trust Fund, member, Advisory Board of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt) and a member of the Board of Trustees of Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals.
Musa Adebayo Obalola
Dr Musa Obalola is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Actuarial Science & Insurance, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Lagos. He is also the Deputy Director, Academic Planning Unit of the University, a post he has occupied since May 2014.
Dr. Ganiyat Adejoke Adeshina-Uthman
She is a Financial Economist and Islamic Finance Analyst with PhD (Economics) from University Putra Malaysia, M.Sc. (Finance) from International Islamic University, Malaysia and HND in Banking and Finance (Federal Polytechnic, Ede).