Executive Director, Finance and Accounts
Education: Mr. Abdullahi Bello is the Executive Director, Finance & Accounts Division, whose appointment took effect from 14th November, 2016. Mr. Bello hails from Dala Local Government Area of Kano State. He is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Benin in 1998. He obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting in 1984 from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in Kaduna State.
Career: Mr. Bello started his public service carrier as Auditor II with Kano State Audit Department from 1985 to 1987. He joined the services of NNPC in 1988 as Accountant 1 in the then Oil and Gas Sector of NNPC in Benin City, Edo State. Resulting from the reorganization in NNPC and creation of Strategic Business Units (SBUs) in 1988, he was transferred to NPDC as Accountant 1 Final Accounts with then Finance and Accounts Department.
By dint of hard work, Mr. Bello rose from the ranks to become Deputy Manager, PSC Accounts in 2006 and Manager Joint Interest Accounts in 2010. Aside being one of the pioneer staff of NPDC, Mr. Bello has also worked in other SBUs and CSUs amongst which are: Manager, Accounts: Crude Oil Marketing Division (COMD) from 2014 to 2015; Tax Coordinator, Brass LNG from January to December 2010 and Deputy Manager PSC “A” NAPIMS from 2007 to 2009.
External Roles: No doubt, Mr. Abdullahi Bello’s stream of achievements in the early days of his carrier as a public servant coupled with other notable exposure / engagements through trainings, projects coordination and participations etc in the Oil and Gas business within and outside the country have equipped him for effective and efficient management of the all-important Finance and Accounts Division.
Mr. Bello is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation (CITN) and Registered with Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC). Mr. Bello is an avid lover of football; he enjoys reading, travelling and academic discussions. He is happily married with children.