Centre appoints Abdu pioneer finance professor member of Governing Council

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By Lucy Ogalue 

The Centre for Public Service Productivity and Development (CeProd) has appointed Maryam Abdu, a member of its Governing Council, as the pioneer Professor of Finance at the Kaduna State University.

Dr Chris Egbu, the Director-General, of the centre said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

“This historic promotion recognises Abdu’s exceptional dedication, scholarly contributions, and profound impact in the field of finance.

“Her journey to this prestigious professorship serves as an inspiration to aspiring academics, reflecting her unwavering commitment to excellence.

“Abdu’s achievement is a testament to her exceptional talent and hard work,” Egbu said.

Speaking on behalf of the governing council, Egbu said Abdu’s leadership and invaluable insights played a pivotal role in shaping CeProd’s strategic direction.

According to the director-general, the professor has also advanced the Centre’s mission of promoting excellence in public service productivity.

“This trailblazing appointment not only highlights Abdu’s remarkable accomplishments but also underscores Kaduna State University’s commitment to fostering academic excellence and diversity in the field of finance.

“As the first finance professor at the institution, Abdu’s presence is poised to inspire and empower the next generation of scholars and leaders,’’ he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abdu has a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

She currently holds esteemed positions, such as the Vice-President of the Academy of Management Nigeria, and is a fellow of the prestigious organisation of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers.

Others are  the Institute of Directors and the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered).(NAN)

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Edited by Gregg Mmaduakolam/Bashir Rabe Mani

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