Yusuf H Abubakar

Job Description: 
Chairman
Company: 
Kaduna Electric Company
 
Yusuf Hamisu Abubakar is a trained lawyer, an accomplished administrator and businessman with vast exper-ience at senior executive level in the Private and Public sectors.
 
Born 51 years ago in Kaduna, Nigeria, he was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1988. Yusuf graduated from Bayero University, Kano [BUK] with a Law degree and later obtained an MBA from the University of Exeter, UK.
 
Yusuf taught Law at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and ABU, Zaria, after which he went into private practice setting up Yusuf Abubakar & Co. (Equity Chambers). 
 
In 1992, Yusuf went into the public sector where he worked with the Kaduna State Government as Commissioner for Health and Social Development, Commissioner for Finance and Director General, Bureau for Lands and Survey. At the Federal level, he was the pioneer Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund and was also a Commissioner of the Nigerian Communication Commission
 
Yusuf is a recipient of numerous awards in the course of his academic pursuit including best graduating Law student in BUK and a number of prizes in the Nigerian Law School.
 
 
He is a member of professional organizations including the Nigerian Bar Association; Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, Institute of Directors and the International Bar Association. He is also an Eisenhower Fellow (EF).
 
Yusuf has investments in banking, insurance, real estate, energy and power. He is currently the Board Chairman of Niger Insurance Plc, Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company Plc, Sahelian Energy and Northwest Power Ltd and a Board Member of Kano Electricity Distribution Company Plc and Healthstone HMO Ltd.
 
He is a recipient of the National Honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON)