COVER LETTER FOR UMAR ABDULLAHI
My academic interests are in finance and also my research experience which include treasury management, financial management, the role of regulators in supervising and development of Islamic financial institutions, Islamic capital market, principles of Islamic banking and finance, Islamic financial Institutions. The reasons for wishing to work on this project is to be able; contribute to scholarly knowledge in finance and especially banking and finance/Islamic banking; undertake a research and disseminate knowledge on the same field in finance; Further develop skills in the International banking and finance.
I hereby apply for employment opportunities in your reputable organization/company.
Am 47 years old. I was born at Hunkuyi-Kudan local Government in Kaduna state. I attended my elementary primary and secondary schools at Hunkuyi and Kudan towns respectively. I proceeded to Collage of Advance Studies, Zaria in 1985,from there I studied Business Administration at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and graduated in 1990.After the mandatory NYSC I joined Afribank Nigeria plc.[Main street Bank Nigeria limited in 1991.I was trained full scale banking services and work at virtually all the departments including head office, regional offices, branches for 17 years including bank field inspector, internal auditor for 7 years at the bank[Senior Assistant Manager].From there I got an employment with Dala Building Society plc. [mortgage bank],now SunTrust Savings and loans limited in Kano,in 2009 as Manager, internal audit and control, I was promoted to Senior Manager Audit and Compliance a position am holding to date.
I have academic and professional certification/experience during my 23 years of banking experience; I obtained a Masters degree in Islamic Banking and Finance at Bayero university, Kano in 2013.Immeddiatly after my masters I enrolled in my PhD in Finance at Atlantic International University,Haweii-Honolulu,USA on 04.04.20