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Management Team

Yakubu A. Maishanu

Yakubu A. Maishanu Chairman/CEO
Yakubu A. Maishanu
Chairman/CEO

Yakubu. A. Maishanu is the Chairman/CEO of A.Y.M Shafa Limited. An astute businessman with a knack for entrepreneurship.

He envisioned A.Y.M Shafa Limited and nurtured the company to its admirable standing in the Nigerian economy. Under his leadership, A.Y.M Shafa Limited has grown significantly and diversified into major sectors of the economy, including financial services, transportation, real estate, importation, travel, automobile sales and repairs.

Yakubu. A. Maishanu is a risk taker and resolute individual who is keen on embedding the A.Y.M Shafa brand on the global consciousness through innovative and best-in-class practices. Some of his defining steps have positioned the brand as a reputable and credible organization, and earned several commendations from home and abroad.

Happily married with kids, Yakubu. A. Maishanu ranks amongst the prime movers of the Nigerian economy and is among the respected private sector leaders in the country

Ahmad U. Abdullahi

Ahmad U. Abdullahi
Ahmad U. Abdullahi
Managing Director/ COO

Ahmad U. Abdullahi is the Managing Director/COO of A.Y.M Shafa Limited. Prior to joining the company, Ahmad had acquired solid management and banking experience over a 23-year stint in the Nigerian banking sector, spanning Habib Nigeria Bank, Intercity Bank and Unity Bank, from where he resigned as an Assistant General Manager.

Armed with hands-on competences in strategy development, corporate planning, product development and relationship management, Ahmad who holds an M.Sc. Entrepreneurship Management, presently doing a Ph.d in Entrepreneurship Management, holds a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) from International University of Bamenda, Cameroon and a Bachelor's degree in Geography from the University of Maiduguri, is responsible for day-to-day running of A.Y.M Shafa Limited.

Mukhtar Muhammad Yakasai

Mukhtar Muhammad Yakasai Executive Director Subsidiaries
Mukhtar Muhammad Yakasai
Executive Director Subsidiaries

Mukhtar Yakasai is the Executive Director, Subsidiaries with responsibility for the company’s Property, Transport & Haulage, Imports and Spare parts businesses, Wikki Spring Water and other subsidiaries. He also leads the company’s strategic repositioning and change management initiatives. Mukhtar is a graduate of Agriculture with Agricultural Economics option from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He also holds an MBA from the same university. He is an alumnus of Ashridge Business School, United Kingdom, an Associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (AMNIM) and holds honorary fellowship of the Institute of Administrative Management of Nigeria (FIAMN).
He joined Chemical and Allied Products Plc (CAP Plc), a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc. in July 1985 and was its National Sales Coordinator in 2001, General Manager Business Development and General Manager, Paints in 2003. 

Engr. Hamza Ismail

Engr. Hamza Ismail
Engr. Hamza Ismail
ED-Depot

Hamza Ismail is the Executive Director overseeing the terminal operations and Imports, Workshop and Spare Parts Department. He is a graduate of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University where he obtained B. Tech degree in Petroleum Engineering and Coventry University where he earned a master's degree in Oil and Gas Management.

He has developed expertise in diagnosis of trucks problems and maintenance through exposure to world-class training programmes, and his performance has contributed significantly to the growth of the company.

Koki M. B.

Koki M. B. General Manager
Koki M. B.
General Manager

Koki is the General Manager Operations at A.Y.M Shafa Limited. He is an Oil & Gas industry expert over 24 years experience across notable organizations which include African Petroleum Plc. and MRS Oil and Gas.

As a management-level expert, Koki oversees the operations and technical aspects of A.Y.M Shafa Limited Petroleum and Allied Product offerings. His remit includes Crude Shipment and Transportation, Terminal Operations Management and Crude Purchase.

Audi, Pakka Inuwa

Audi, Pakka Inuwa GM-A&F
Audi, Pakka Inuwa
GM-A&F

Audi, Pakka Inuwa is General Manager Admin. and Finance. He holds an M.Sc. degree in Accounting & Finance from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a B.Sc. in Accounting from Bayero University, Kano.

Before joining A.Y.M Shafa Limited He was Principal Partner in Habibu & Company Consortium, a Syndicate Group working in partnership with Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to recover toxic assets of distressed Banks.

He is a consummate Banker who rose through the ranks to become Group Head, Corporate Banking - North, in Union Bank of Nigeria Plc., and retired voluntarily after over 21 years of meritorious service. Before venturing into banking, Inuwa was in the academia, starting as Graduate Assistant and later Assistant Lecturer teaching Accounting and Business mathematics. He was also at Central Bank of Nigeria and ICON (Merchant bankers). Inuwa, who is happily married with children, has undergone several professional courses at leading institutions.
 

Engr. Lukman Y. Maishanu

Engr. Lukman Y. Maishanu
Engr. Lukman Y. Maishanu
Executive Director

Engr. Lukman Yakubu Maishanu is an Executive Director at A.Y.M Shafa Limited. He oversees the trading and supply operations. As the youngest member of the company's management team, Engr. Maishanu is saddled with the responsibility for innovation management in the organization.

He obtained Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University Turkish Republic of North Cyprus TRNC and Master's degree in International Business Management from Coventry University.