Abba Abdullahi Dr Nuruddeen

Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)


Dr Nuruddeen Abba Abdullahi is the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN). Prior to becoming the ANAN CEO in April 2018, he was a Senior Research Fellow at Dangote Business School, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. He had over 30 years work experience spanning mortgage and development banking, public service, financial consultancy and the academia.

Dr Abdullahi has been a Certified National Accountant (CNA) since 1994 and elevated to Fellow Certified National Accountant (FCNA) in 2005. He was a member of ANAN governing Council (2012 - 2014) and had served the Association in various committees, including Chair Establishment Committee and Mandatory Continuing Development Committee. He is also a Director in CIF Consulting Ltd, a Partner in Mandrel Tax Consultants, and a Trustee of Abba Abdullahi Foundation.

Dr Abdullahi was a British Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Exeter in UK for PhD in Finance, and also gained MA in Finance and Investment from University of Exeter and BSc in Accounting from Bayero University Kano. He is a registered professional with the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria.