Meet Hon Faruk Jobe; economic expert, Masari’s for S. A, Commissioner-nominee
Hon Faruk Lawal Jobe: He was born at Kankara, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, 3rd June, 1965.
He attended Kankara Primary School where he obtained Primary Leaving Certificate in 1978, proceeded to Teachers College Dutsin-Ma, where he obtained Teachers Grade II Certificate in the year 1983.
Then attended College of Education, Kafanchan and obtained Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in the year 1986, also proceeded to prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where he obtained Bachelor of Education Degree (B.Ed Social Studies) in the year 1990, he proceeded to University of Maiduguri where by he obtained Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) in 1996, and also went to Usman Danfodio University Sokoto, where by he obtained masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA), in the year 2000.
Then he was Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB).
Faruk Lawal Jobe was administrator and Banker per excellence, held various positions which includes: AFRIBANK PLC, Katsina branch.
Executive Assistant, Monday Market Branch, Maiduguri… Cash officer at Sokoto Main Branch..
Internal Control Officer, Internal Controller & Operations Manager. Usman Danfodio University Branch, Sokoto.
Branch Manager from (1997_ 2001). STANDERD TRUST BANK /UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC, Business Manager, Katsina, 2004 – 2005.
Area Manager, Katsina, 2005 – 2006.
Regional Director, Kaduna, 2007 – 2008.
Regional Director, Katsina, 2008 – 2012.
RELIEF ASSIGNMENT (UBA); Regional Bank Head, North East Bank, Maiduguri – March, 2009.
Regional Bank Head, North West Bank, Kaduna – June, 2009.
Regional Bank Head, North West Bank 1, Sokoto – October, 2009.
Regional Bank Head, North West Bank 1, Sokoto – December, 2010-2012.
MAINSTREET BANK/SKY BANK. Regional Manager, Katsina/Sokoto Region – Aug, 2012-September,2015.
DESIGNATION: Assistant General Manager (AGM).
ADHOC ASSIGNMENT: Transition Committee member (Masari 2015). Member of Committee to Investigate the Activities of MDGs/Sure-P, (2015).
Member of Committee to Review 2008 Remuneration Packages for Political Public and Judicial Office Holders and Stakeholders Interaction on the 2015 Review Exercise, (2015).
Chairman Committee on the CBN Excess Crude Account (ECA) Secured Concessionary Loan to State Government, (2015).
Member of Committee for Verification of Health Workers Salary/Allowances & Local Government Staff Audit, (2015). Chairman Committee of Executive Council on Basic Education, (2016).
FORMER: Special Adviser (Cabinet Member), Banking and Finance Matters, Katsina State Government.