BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
CCNN's Board of Directors
 
Code of Business Conduct
 
Shareholding Structure

CCNN's BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Alhaji (Dr.) Abdulsamad Rabiu, CON. (Chairman):

Alhaji (Dr) Abdulsamad Rabiu CON, Nigerian, had his early education at Federal Government College, Kano after he proceeded to the United States to study Economics in the Capital university Columbus, Ohio, United States of America.

He is the founder, Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of BUA Group of Companies which he established in 1988 as a trading company engaged in the importation and marketing iron, steel agricultural materials as well as industrial chemicals. The BUA Group under the management of Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu acquired some public enterprises previously owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria via a competitive bidding process conducted by the Bureau of Public Enterprises. Some of the bids won were the concession rights to the Port Harcourt Ports which was later renamed BUA Port & Terminals Limited and Lafiagi Sugar Company in Kwara State.

He is also the Chairman of BUA Sugar Refinery Limited, BUA Flour Mills in Lagos and Kano, Nigeria Oil Mills Limited, Lagos. In addition his Company BUA International Limited acquired Damnaz Cement Company Limited through which he holds stakes in Cement Company of Nigeria PLC Sokoto and Edo Cement Company Limited Okpella, in 2009. Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu served as the Chairman of Bank of Industry and also sits on the board of several other notable companies. He became the Chairman of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria PLC on February 2, 2010.

 

 Alhaji Ibrahim Aminu, FCCA. (Managing Director /CEO )

Ibrahim Aminu, Nigerian, was born on 14th July, 1968. He obtained his B.Sc. degree in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1990. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK). Mr. Aminu also holds an MBA from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.
He started his working career at First Bank Nigeria Regional Office in Ibadan where he served under the NYSC scheme. He has over two and half decades working experience in various organisations including; Federal Civil Service Commission, Lagos; Nigeria Universal Bank, Kaduna; Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company Ltd, Lagos/ Abuja; Nigerian Telecommunications Ltd, Abuja; Suburban Telecoms, Abuja: BUA Flour Mills, Lagos;
Alhaji Ibrahim joined Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc, Sokoto, in January, 2010 as Assistant Director – Finance and later promoted to Finance Director. He was appointed into the Board as Executive Director – Finance, in May 2013.   
Alhaji Ibrahim Aminu has attended courses in various institutions including London School of Business & Finance and the Harvard Business School. Alhaji Ibrahim Aminu was appointed the MD/CEO of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria PLC on June 1, 2016.

 

 Mr. Kenneth Chimaobi Madukwe ( Director)

Chimaobi Madukwe obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies (Accountancy) in 1984 from University of Jos. He also obtained a Master's degree in Bussiness Administration( MBA Finance) from ESUTH Business School in 1990. Before joining BUA Group in 2004, He was head of Corporate Finance in the Citizens International Bank Plc where he worked from 1999 to 2004. He also worked as a consultant at PBTG Consulting between January and June 1999. He is currently the Group Chief Operating Officer ( GCON) of BUA Group.

He sits on the board of BUA International Limited, BUA Sugar Refinary Limited and Cement Company of Northen Nigeria PLC. He has attended several top management courses locally and abroad. He was appointed as a Director on February 2, 2010 to represent Damnaz Cement Company Limited (a subsidiary of BUA Group) on the Board of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria PLC.

 

Alhaji Kabiru Isyaku Rabiu (Director)

Kabiru Isyaku Rabiu, Nigerian, obtained his MBA International Business from American Intercontinental University, London England in 2002.   He joined Nigerian Oil Mills Limited owned by BUA Group in 2002 as Assistant General Manager and was promoted to the post of General Manager in 2005. He is currently the Group Executive Director of BUA Group He has attended several courses within and outside Nigeria. He was appointed as a Director on February 16, 2010 to represent Damnaz Cement Company Limited (a subsidiary of BUA Group) on the Board of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria PLC.

 

 Engr. Mohammed Umar Zauro, FNSE (Director)

Mohammed Umar Zauro, Nigerian, holds an MBA from Bayero University, Kano. He held the post of General Manager Rural Electrification Board in the old Sokoto State before joining NEPA where he rose to Executive Director in Distribution and Marketing.  He also served as the Managing Director of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc, from 1996 to 1998. Upon his exit from NEPA in 2000, Engr.Mohammed Umar Zauro formed Murdik Nigeria Limited, an engineering contracting and consulting firm.

He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, he is also a fellow of the Institute of Electrical Engineers UK and member, Nigrian Institute of Management. He has served on several boards in the course of his career. He was appointed as a Director on July 6, 2010 to represent Nasdal Bap Nigeria Limited on the Board of Cement Company of northern Nigeria PLC. 

 

 Hajiya Aishatu Umaru Gwandu mni. (Director)

Aishatu Umaru Gwandu, mni (mrs.), Nigerian, holds a B.Sc in Business Administration 1984 and a Masters in Business Aministration (1987) from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. She is also a member of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies and the Nigerian Institute of Public and Corporate Administrators.  She started her working career in Sokoto Investment Company Limited as an Investment Executive in 1985 and became the Acting Administrative Officer in 1986. She rose through the rank and has over 26 years working experience at the former Sokoto State Civil Service. She is now the Managing Director/CEO of Kebbi Investment and Property Company Limited.  She was appointed as a Director on November 20, 2008 to represent Kebbi Investment and Property Company on the Board of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria PLC.

 

Mr. Finn Arnoldsen (Director)

Finn Arnoldsen, Norwegian, was born in 1954 has a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1977 from NTH Norway and has also attended a Senior Management Development course in INSEAD, France in 2004.
Mr. Arnoldsen has extensive work experience since 1977 to date, most of which has been in the Cement Industry traversing several countries in Europe and Africa. He was once the Executive Director Sales and Marketing of CCNN Plc and is currently the MD/CE of Edo Cement Company Ltd. (a Subsidiary of Bua Group.) He was appointed as a Director on May 22,2014 to represent Damnaz Cement Company Limited (a subsidiary of BUA Group) on the Board of Cement Company Of Northern Nigeria PLC.

 

Alhaji Abubakar Magaji (Independent Director)

Abubakar Magaji Esq.,Nigearian, holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1984 and he qualified as a Lawyer and was called to the Bar in 1985. Mr. Magaji had an extensive working career spanning over two decades and he retired from the Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc as General Manger/Company Secretary in the year 2000 to establish his private Legal Practice firm. He also worked as outsourced Company Secretary for CCNN before he finally resigned in 2013. He has attended many courses both at home and abroad in the course of his career and is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association. Mr. Magaji was appointed into the Board of CCNN Plc on the 14th May, 2015 as an Independent Director.

 

SHAREHOLDING STRUCTURE

SHAREHOLDERS HOLDING MORE THAN 5% OF THE SHARES OF THE COMPANY:

1            Damnaz Cement Co. Limited:               50.72%

2            Nasdal Bap Nig. Limited:                     11.48%

CODE OF BUSINESS CONDUCT AND ETHICS FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 Directors owe the organization a duty of loyalty. The duty of loyalty requires that directors place the interest of the Company above their own and act in what they reasonably believe is the best interest of the organization.

Directors need to exercise leadership by conducting themselves in accordance with high standards of behavior, as a role model for others within the entity.

Directors need to adopt, and periodically review, a formal code of conduct defining the standards of behavior to which individual governing body members and all employees of the entity are required to subscribe..... see more