His appointment was ratified at the 35th meeting of the Board of Governors of the center held on Wednesday, October 9, 2021.
In a press statement issued by the Ag. CEO, Nerus Ekezi, and made available to the media, he revealed that.
Alhaji Idris, who was elected for a two-year tenure in line with the Centre’s rules and regulations, succeeds Dr. Ebun Sonaiya, F.IoD, who retired recently.
Similarly, the Board of Governors also ratified the appointment of the following Directors on the Board of IoDCCG: Mrs. Bimbola Wright (representing IoD Nigeria); Mr. Isyaku Bala Tilde (representing SEC Nigeria); and Ide John C. Udeagbala (representing NACCIMA).
Alhaji Idris is a motivational speaker, a mentor to many, and a regular commentator on financial, economic, and political issues in local and international print and electronic media.
Alhaji Idris has nurtured and established several non-governmental organizations, such as Public Enlightenment Care Organization
(Breast Cancer NGO); Birnin Gwari Educational Endowment Fund-BEEF; and Teens Empowerment and Salvage Initiative-TESI, etc.
He has worked for various organizations, such as the Kaduna State Board of Internal Revenue,
Chase Merchant Bank Nigeria, Lakeside Investment, Liberty Bank Plc, and Dangote Group. Alhaji Idris is also a member of the Board of Directors of several companies, amongst which include:
Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Company Plc; Capital Trust Investments & Asset Management Limited; Coronation BDC
Limited; WACOT Limited; and Aims Media Limited, to mention but a few.
Alhaji Idris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy from the prestigious Bayero University, Kano, and a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Wales, United Kingdom.
He is a member of the prestigious National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPPS, as well as a fellow of several professional associations, including the Institute of Directors,
Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, National Institute of Marketing Nigeria, Institute of Credit Administration, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, Cost Management Institute (Nigeria), and Nigerian Institute of Management, amongst others.
He is a member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management (UK), and an Associate Member of the Public Relations Society of Nigeria.
At the board level, he was: a Council Member of the Kaduna State University; Treasurer and Member of the Governing Council of the Institute of Directors Nigeria (IoD); Member of the Board of Trustees,
Investors Protection Fund of the Nigerian Stock Exchange; Member of the Regulatory & Compliance and Electoral Committees of the Nigerian Stock Exchange
The Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN)
The IoD Centre for Corporate Governance is a collaborative project of the Institute of Directors Nigeria (IDN)
from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). The Centre is committed to improving and promoting good Corporate Governance standards in Nigeria through
advocacy, advisory services, research, and high-quality training programs for board members and management in public and private sector organizations.
The Centre is also an Affiliate Member of the African Corporate Governance Network (ACGN) and it collaborates with The Centre for International Private Enterprise, (CIPE) Washington, the USA on Anti-Corruption and Ethics compliance training and services.
The IoDCCG will no doubt gain immensely from his expertise, vast knowledge, and wealth of experience.