Oluwakemi Ugwu
Managing Director & CEO
Kemi holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin and a Masters in Information Technology from the University of Lagos. She served as a pioneer youth corp member in Adesoye College, Offa in 1997 and was retained. Kemi became the pioneer Computer Officer before joining Access Bank in 2000 as an Assistant Database Administrator. Kemi was redeployed as the pioneer Acting Head of Cash Management Unit and was later made the pioneer Unit Head (Relationship Manager) for the Insurance desk in the Financial Institutions Department. She joined UBA in 2005 and was seconded to UBA Pensions same year as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO. Kemi has also attended several professional courses and training programmes at various levels and is an alumnus of the Senior Management Programme of Lagos Business School.

Oputa Ifeanyichukwu Danny
Head, Risk Management
Danny is the Head of Risk Management in Nigerian University Pension Management Company Ltd (NUPEMCO).
In his current position, he coordinates the risk management functions and brings a systematic and proactive approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance. Before joining NUPEMCO, he was the Head of Investment Risk Unit in Premium Pension Limited. A position he held for five years.
Danny holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from university of Abuja. He is also a PECB ISMS Lead Auditor and a Cyber Security Manager. In addition, he is a member of Risk Managers Association of Nigeria, GARP and PRMIA. He is a PECB certified trainer, speaker, and panelist.
He has vast experience in risk management and internal control. He has attended numerous trainings on risk management, leadership and other industry specific trainings.

Aliyu Atiku
Head, ICT

Aliyu Atiku is an Information Technology Specialist with more than 20years’ experience in requirement analysis, system analysis, system design, programming, relational database, system administration and information   technology management in ICT, Telecommunications and Pension   Industries. Before his current appointment, he was the Chief Technical   Officer at Sigma Pensions Limited. He also held the position of Head, Client Management Services Unit in charge of customer service delivery improvement drives and technologies as well as clients' data management in Sigma between 2013 and 2014.He joined the Sigma Pension Limited  in 2013 from Premium Pension Limited where he had served as the Head, Information Technology Department from February, 2008 to April, 2013. As Head, IT he managed the implementation and running of the information systems of the company and established a track record for accomplishing tasks through optimum utilization of allocated resources. He was also responsible for the design of various interfaces between applications used within the company.
He was the Head, System Administration in the Information Technology Department of Nigeria Telecommunications Ltd (NITEL) and Lead the Test / Project Team that saw the successful deployment of the most ambitious end-to-end revenue assurance Mediation, Interconnect, and International Calls Reconciliation Project code-named NIIMA. Before joining NITEL he was a Lecturer at Waziri Umar Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi teaching Computer Science. His short stay in the Polytechnic witnessed the introduction of Diploma Course in Computer Studies and re-structuring of the Computer Centre to NBTE Standard.
Aliyu has attended many courses including CGEIT: (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) at Koenig, India, Palladium Kaplan-Norton Balanced Scorecard, CIO 360 Degree Course-IT Management Boot Camp, Six Sigma Black Belt, Operational Risk Management, Oracle Database Administration, Intermediate Essentials and Administration, Intermediate GDC Scripting Course and Sun Solaris Administration.
Aliyu holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership & Sustainability from Robert Kennedy College, University of Cumbria, UK and is a graduate of Computer Science from ATBU, Bauchi.

Ijeoma P. Mfon-Umoh
Chief Compliance Officer
Ijeoma P. Mfon-Umoh heads the Compliance Department which is charged with the responsibility of proactively managing regulatory risks.  
She has a 20-year post-graduation wide-ranging experience in financial services most of which are in the Nigerian pension industry, giving her a rich hands-on pension-industry experience.
She commenced her career in 2001 with Aptech Computer Education where she also trained in and obtained a Certificate of Proficiency in Information Systems Management (CPISM) in Information Technology and later moved to the defunct Express Discount Limited (Discount House) as a Supervisor in charge of Operations and Liaison with the Head Office, Lagos. Before joining NUPEMCO, Ijeoma was a pioneer staff of Legacy Pension Managers Limited (now FCMB Pensions).  Her roles in FCMB Pensions within the 13-year stay spanned key departments such as the Executive Office, Investment, Benefits Administration and Compliance.  She initiated a comprehensive Compliance Audit Work Plan that reflected the organization’s unique compliance characteristics and tracked compliance risk issues across the various Departments.
Ijeoma holds a BA in History and M.Sc in Industrial Sociology & Personnel Management from reputable Nigerian Universities. She has received extensive training ranging from industry-specific to team building and leadership development programs.

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Chief Financial Officer
Stanley Ihi’s Igbinedion acts as the Chief Financial Officer of Nigerian University Pension Management Company Limited.
He has more than 18 years of working experience, mostly with the major PFAs in Nigeria. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Senior Associate of Risk Managers Association of Nigeria.
He studied Accounting and Finance at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for his BSc and MSc programs.

Cynthia Gayya
Head, Operations Department

Cynthia V. Gayya heads the Operations Department which is charged with the responsibility of proactively managing all back-end customer transactions. 
She has a 19-year post-graduation wide-ranging experience in financial services most of which are in the Nigerian pension industry, giving her a rich hands-on pension-industry experience.
She commenced her career in 2002 with Express Portfolio Services where she gained a vast knowledge in investments as an administrative personnel and supervisor in charge of Operations at the Head Office in Kaduna. Before joining NUPEMCO, Cynthia was a pioneer staff of Legacy Pension Managers Limited (now FCMB Pensions).  Her roles in FCMB Pensions within the 13-year stay spanned key departments like Business Development and Operations. She was instrumental in the signing up of employees of the Universal Basic Education which earned her acommendation from the Executive Management of the PFA. She also instituted the Reconciliation Unit which helped considerably in the clean-up of over 90-million-Naira unreconciled funds of the PFA.
Cynthia holds a B.Sc in Business Management from the University of Jos. She has attended several professional trainings in Team Building and Leadership Development.

Hussaini Wada
Head, Internal Audit
Hussaini Wada is the Head, Internal Audit Department.
He joined Nigerian University Pension Management Company (Nupemco) in 2020 and has over 20 years’ experience in Audit and Accounting.
He started his career as audit trainee with Muhtari Dangana & Co. He has been involved in the Audit of Government parastatals (PTF, NNPC, M-Tel, PHCN etc.), Pension Fund Administrators and other private organizations. He left Muhtari Dangana & Co. For Sigma Pensions Ltd. in 2007 where he served in various departments of back-end operations as Head of Unit such as; Fund Accounting for over 10 years and was accounting for all Funds under Management, Benefit Administration, Contribution Processing and Matching and Internal Control & Audit Departments. While in Sigma Pensions Ltd., he played very active role in the migration of Fund Accounting Data from PFA Manager to the core business application, CPAS.
He holds a bachelor’s Science degree in Economics from Bayero University Kano Nigeria. He also holds an MSc. in Business Administration from National Open University of Nigeria, Certified National Accountant, Member Institute of Internal Auditors, Senior Member Certified Institute of Loans & Risk Management and Member Certified International Financial Reporting Standard Specialist (CIFRSS).
Hussaini attended several professional training courses both at home and abroad.

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Idris Adeniyi
Head, Investment

Idris is a seasoned investment banker and consultant with many years of experience in the capital market and commercial banking in Nigeria. He has been at the forefront as a thought leader and speaker on key investment, accounting and tax issues including mergers and acquisitions in Nigeria and capital raising in the Nigerian capital market. His experience covers global and local macro-economic analysis, asset and liability management, debt securities analysis and investment and fixed income securities trading.Idris is a 2003 graduate of Accounting from the University of Lagos and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Institute of Chartered Securities and Investment (U.K) and about to complete his examinations to the associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers.He has a combined fourteen (14) years of work experience in Audit, Commercial and Investment Banking (Treasury & Portfolio Management). Idris started his banking career with Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank) before joining Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank Plc) as Performance Management Officer to Executive Director, North. He later rose to become a Branch Manager. He was Deputy Head, Investment in Trustfund Pensions Limited before joining ABMC Management Consultants Limited as Chief Operating Officer/Team Lead, Asset Management.

Samaila Bitrus
Head, HR & Admin

Bitrus Samaila is the Head of Human Resources and Administration of Nigerian University Pension Management Company Limited (NUPEMCO), where he is responsible for the execution of the HR strategy for the Company. He also oversees the administration unit.
He has 20 years post-graduation experience spanning Human Resource Management, administration and lecturing. Prior to joining NUPEMCO, he worked with National Universities Commission, Adamawa State university and Kano State Polytechnic.
Bitrus is an alumnus of the University of Maiduguri where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Rural Development from the Federal University of Technology Yola. In addition, he has Master’s in Public Administration, and he is currently a PhD student at the University of Jos.
Bitrus has many publications to his name and as a public speaker and presenter, he has delivered numerous papers at conferences, seminars and workshops on man power planning and development.

Abubakar Mohammed
Head, Business Development

Abubakar Mohammed holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy, a post Graduate in Management. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and has also attended several Leadership and Management training.
Abubakar is member of the following Professional bodies; Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management.  
He is entrepreneurial and with many years of experience in both the Public and Private sectors. He has at different times held the positions of a Regional Head and Head of Department leading to his present role as Head, Business Development.
His hobbies are traveling, networking and watching television.

Management

Pension for Humanity
UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Oluwakemi Ugwu

Managing Director & CEO

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Aliyu Atiku

Head ICT

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Stanley Ihi's Igbinedion

CFO

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Ijeoma P. Mfon-Umoh

Chief Compliance Officer

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Oluwadamilola Shajobi-Oseghale

Company Secretary-Legal Adviser

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Hussaini Wada

Head Internal Audit

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Bitru's Samaila Ndangra

Head HR & Admin

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Abubakar Mohammed

Head Business Development

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Oputa Ifeanyichukwu Danny

Head Risk

UBA Pensions as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO.

Cynthia Gayya

Head Operations

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Managing Director & CEO

Oluwakemi Ugwu

Kemi holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin and a Masters in Information Technology from the University of Lagos. She served as a pioneer youth corp member in Adesoye College, Offa in 1997 and was retained. Kemi became the pioneer Computer Officer before joining Access Bank in 2000 as an Assistant Database Administrator. Kemi was redeployed as the pioneer Acting Head of Cash Management Unit and was later made the pioneer Unit Head (Relationship Manager) for the Insurance desk in the Financial Institutions Department. She joined UBA in 2005 and was seconded to UBA Pensions same year as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing. She is currently the Managing Director & CEO of NUPEMCO. Kemi has also attended several professional courses and training programmes at various levels and is an alumnus of the Senior Management Programme of Lagos Business School.

Head ICT Department
ALIYU ATIKU
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ALIYU ATIKU

Head, ICT

  • More than 20years’ experience in requirement Analysis,
    System Analysis, System Design,
    Programming, Relational Database, System Administration and
    Information  technology Management in ICT.
  • Former Chief Technical Officer, Head, Client Management
    Services Unit / Clients' Data Management, Head, Information
    Technology Department and Head,
    System Administration in the
    Information Technology Department, mostly in the Nigerian Pension Industry.

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STANLEY IHI'S IGBINEDION

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

  • More than 18 years of working experience,
    mostly with the major PFAs in Nigeria.
  • An Associate of the Institute of
    Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and
    Senior Associate of Risk Managers Association of Nigeria.
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Stanley Ihi's Igbinedion

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Hussaini Wada
Pension for Humanity

IJEOMA P. MFON-UMOH

Chief Compliance Officer

  • 20-years wide-ranging experience in
    financial services most of which are in the
    Nigerian pension industry, giving her a rich hands-on
    pension-industry experience.
  • A Certified Proficiency in Information Systems Management (CPISM) in
    Information Technology
  • A former pioneer staff of Legacy Pension Managers Limited
    (now FCMB Pensions).
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OLUWADAMILOLA SHAJOBI-OSEGHALE

Company Secretary-Legal Adviser

  • Holds a Bachelor of Law degree, a master’s degree in Law and
    Human Resource Management from the University of Abuja and
    Middlesex University Business School, London UK.
  • An associate member of the Chartered Institute of
    Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK and is a member of the
    Nigerian Bar Association
  • She worked with many reputable organizations which includes
    Weclic Track Media Barcelona, Spain and National
    Universities Commission, Abuja
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Oluwadamilola Deborah Oseghale

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Hussaini Wada
Pension for Humanity

BITRUS SAMAILA NDANGRA

Head, HR & ADMIN

  • 20 years post-graduation experience spanning Human
    Resource Management, Administration and Lecturing.
  • Worked with National Universities Commission,
    Adamawa State University and Kano State Polytechnic
  • Master's in Public Administration.
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ABUBAKAR MOHAMMED

Head, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

  • Years of experience in both Public and Private sectors
  • Master’s Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy
  • Member of the following Professional bodies;
    Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered),
    Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management.
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Idris Adeniyi

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Hussaini Wada
Pension for Humanity

Oputa Ifeanyichukwu Danny

Head, RISK

  • Years of experience in Risk management and
    Internal Control in the Nigeria pension industry.
  • PECB ISMS Lead Auditor and a Cyber Security Manager.
  • member of Risk Managers Association of Nigeria,
    GARP and PRMIA..
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Cynthia Gayya

Head, Operations department

  • 19-year post-graduation wide-ranging experience in financial services most of which are in the
    Nigerian pension industry.
  • Former Administrative personnel and supervisor at Express Portfolio Services.
  • B.Sc in Business Management from the University of Jos.
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Idris Adeniyi

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Hussaini Wada
Pension for Humanity

HUSSAINI WADA

Head, internal audit

  • 20 years experience in Audit and Accounting
  • Audit of Government parastatals
    (PTF, NNPC, M-Tel, PHCN etc)
  • MSc. in Business Administration
    Certified National Accountant
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ALIYU ATIKU

HEAD, ICT

More than 17years’ experience in requirement Analysis,System Analysis, System Design,
Programming, Relational Database, System Administration and Information  technology Management in ICT.

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STANLEY IHI'S IGBINEDION

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

More than 18 years of working experience,
mostly with the major PFAs in Nigeria.
An Associate of the Institute of
Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and
Senior Associate of Risk Managers.

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IJEOMA P. MFON-UMOH

Chief Compliance Officer

20-years wide-ranging experience in
financial services most of which are in the
Nigerian pension industry, giving her a rich hands-on pension-industry experience.

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IJEOMA P. MFON-UMOH

Chief Compliance Officer

20-years wide-ranging experience in
financial services most of which are in the
Nigerian pension industry, giving her a rich hands-on pension-industry experience.

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