Mrs. Helen Da-Souza (MD/CEO)Mrs. Helen Da-Souza Joined Trustfund Pensions Limited as Director, Finance and Administration in 2010. Before joining Trustfund, she was an Associate Director at Akintola Williams Delloite. She joined Akintola Williams Deloitte as a Trainee Accountant in 1985, and grew through the rank to the position of Associate Director in 2009, a position she held before joining Trustfund Pensions Limited in 2010. She attended the University of Nigeria Nsukka, where she bagged a B.Sc in Accountancy in 1984. She is also an alumnus of the prestigious Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. She is an Associate member: - Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) November 1988 - Chartered Institute of Taxation (CITN) November 2000. Helen has attended and delivered papers several conferences at home and abroad on Taxation, and Accounting.
Mr. Kolapo Dauda AdedejiMr. Kolapo Dauda Adedeji is the Managing Director of Niger Insurance Plc. He holds a Higher National Diploma (Upper Credit) in Accountancy obtained from the Polytechnic, Ibadan and a Masters in Business Administration (Banking & Finance) from ESUT Business School, Lagos. He also attended the Advanced Management Programme of the Lagos Business School. Mr. Adedeji is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), a Senior Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) and an Associate of the Nigerian Institute of Management (ANIM). In addition to his membership of Trustfund Pensions Limited’s Board, Mr. Adedeji is a director on the Boards of Beta Consortium (Southern Sun), Globe Reinsurance Plc, NIC Securities & Trust Limited, NIC Properties Limited and Management Alliance Company Limited. Mr. Adedeji is happily married.
Mrs. Osaretin DemurenMrs. Osaretin Afusat Demuren, joined the board of Trustfund Pensions Limited, in 2010 as an independent Director. A seasoned administrator, she has 33 years of Central Banking, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Foreign Exchange Management and Trade Finance, Human Capital Development and Management Experience. She was the first female to be appointed a Departmental Director of the Central Bank of Nigeria and was a long term serving director. She specializes in Research and Statistics, Human Development and Management and Banking and Trade Finance. Part of her career accomplishment includes: • Designing and rolling out robust Retail Dutch Auction System (RDAS to facilitate efficient Foreign Exchange Trading on a national scale. • Developing the policy that improved accessibility of traveler’s cheques to the general public. • Initiating a national awareness campaign to educate importers and exporters on strategy to maximize value of FOREX inflow and outflow; amongst others. She is a member of the following professional bodies; • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) of America • Nigeria Statistical Association (NSA) • Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) • Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). Mrs. Demuren holds a Master’s of Science in Economics and Statistics from Moscow Institute of Economics and Statistics. She has attended various courses locally and internationally on management, Banking, Finance, Trade and Investment. She has served on the board of several organizations where she represented the Central Bank of Nigeria. She is married with children.
Mr. Akinwunmi OladejiMr. Akinwunmi Oladeji obtained a B. Sc. Degree in Business Administration (Second Class Upper), from the University of Lagos in 1983 and M Sc. Finance from the same institution in 1986. In 2008 he bagged Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Strategy from Oxford University, England. He won the Nigeria National Merit Award at undergraduate level, for best academic performance in 1983. In the course of an impressive career which traversed all strata of the Banking sector, Mr. Oladeji attended various professional and executive courses locally and abroad, including Institute of Petroleum, London and CitiBank NA, U.S.A. Some of them are in Corporate Finance, Oil and Gas, Credit Management, Negotiation Skills, Speech and Writing. He has worked in several places, including Trans International Bank Plc , Equatorial Trust Bank Ltd, First City Merchant Bank Ltd (Now FCMB), Credit Alliance Financial Services Ltd, and the University of Lagos. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered accountants of Nigeria, Associate Securities and Investment Institute London; and an associate Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria. He is the Chief Operating Officer, Futures and Bonds Ltd.
Mr. Mobolaji BalogunMr. Mobolaji Balogun attended London School of Economics, University of London where he obtained a B.Sc. Degree (Hons) in Economics in 1989. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Nigeria as well as an Authorised Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. He is a renowned investment expert whose commitment to national development encouraged his involvement in various Government reform programmes in Telecommunications, Banking, and the Capital Market. Balogun actively manages various businesses, professional and social organisations, including stock broking firms. He is a member of the Committee on the Nigerian Corporate Governance Code among others. He has held various directorial and senior executive management positions in the areas of Investment Banking/Stock Broking. For instance, he served as a director of FCMB Capital Markets and CSL Stock Brokers. He was also a founding director of Econet Wireless Nigeria Limited (now Airtel), and Director of the West African Portland Cement Company PLC. He is President of the Advisory Board of SBA Reuters Nigerian Issuing Houses League.
Mr. Ayuba WabbaComrade Ayuba Wabba joined the board of Trustfund Pensions Limited in 2012, bringing on board a wealth of experience spanning over 20 years. A seasoned Environmental Health officer/ unionist, Wabba is the President the Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria and the National Treasurer of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).He is a fellow of the following international health bodies: Royal Society of Health, London; Ghana Institute of Public Administrators; Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria; and the Institute of Corporative and Business Affairs Management. Wabba holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Health from the Houdegbe North American University, a Higher National Diploma in (WAHEB) from the College of Health Technology, Maidugiri, and a National Diploma in Public Health, from the Waka Science School, Biu. He is married with children.
Bar. Musa Adamu Nasir (Ed Corporate Services)Musa Adamu Nasr holds an LLB (Hons) Degree from the Bayero University, Kano and was called to Bar in 1988.He started his career with Messrs Bala Umar & Co. (Solicitors) in August 1988 as a junior Counsel and later joined the Attorney General's Chambers, Ministry of Justice, and Bauchi as a State Counsel II.In 1990, Mr. Musa moved to the defunct National Provident Fund which later metamorphosed into the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund where he rose to the rank of Senior Manager (Legal/Secretarial). Mr. Musa had a brief stint at Profund Properties Limited where he served as a Senior Legal Manager/Company Secretary before moving to Trustfund Pensions Limited as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser in December, 2005. He is currently the Executive Director Corporate Services of Trustfund Pensions Limited.He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association as well as the Chartered Institute of Mediators and Conciliators. Mr. Musa has attended several courses locally and internationally, and is an alumnus of the prestigious Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA.
Mr. Ismail M. AgakaMr. Ismail Mohammed Agaka was born on 1st January, 1963. He attended Capital School Kaduna from 1968 — 1974 before proceeding to Barewa College Zaria from 1974 — 1979.
He gained admission into the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1979 graduating with B.Sc (Hons) International Studies in 1983.
He lectured Politics and Economics during his NYSC primary assignment with the Ogun State Polytechnic from July 1983 — June 1984. He began his public service career in March 1986 as a Labour Officer in the Federal Ministry of Employment, Labour and Productivity. As a Labour Officer, he was the Secretary of the Advisory Committee on Industrial Relations as well as the Productivity Committee in Borno State.
He had attended the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Topo, Badagry in 1987. He capped his career in the Federal Ministry of Labour as Special Assistant to the Honourable Minister from January—October 1990.
In November 1990 he joined the then National Provident Fund as State Manager Katsina. He was redeployed as State Manager Niger/FCT between March 1991 and March 1994 when he became the Lagos Island Manager up to June 1995.
He was moved to Headquarters Administration in July 1995 as Manager Industrial Relations and Loans before his elevation as Head, Personnel, Industrial Relations and Loans from January 1996 to August 2002. He acquired Diploma in Social Security Financing from the International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy in the year 2000.
In September, 2002 he became the Special Assistant to the Managing Director/CE. He held this position up to February 2007 when he was re-designated Head, Special Duties. In June 2012 he became the General Manager Abuja Region. He was redeployed as the General Manager Lagos, from August 2012 to September 2015.
Ismail Agaka has held the following Board Appointments between 2008 and 2011:
• Director,Trustfund Pensions Limited
• Director, Crusader Insurance Plc
• Director, Abuja International Diagnostic Centre
• Director, Pro Health HMO
• Member, Governing Council, the Institute of Benefits and
• Trusts Management, February 2007
He has served on the following Committees:
• Head, Secretariat, National Working Committee on Social Security Policy for Nigeria 2008 — 2009
• Member, Industrial Relations Experts Committee, NECA 2005 — 2007
• Served on numerous other Management and Inter-Ministerial Committees
• Attended quite a number of local and international courses, conferences, seminars and symposia.
He has been involved in the following International engagements:
• Elected member of the ISSA Bureau at the 122nd Meeting on 25th May, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland
• Member, Committee on Migrant Workers, ISSA West Africa, 2011
• Member, Committee of Experts, International Social Security Association(ISSA),West Africa, – 2010
• He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.
• Fellow, Institute of Credit Administration
Ismail Mohammed Agaka is currently the Acting Managing Director, Chief Executive of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund.
Mr. Isaac Yalah
A fellow of the Chartered Institute of Financial & Investment Analyst of Nigeria and a Certified Change Manager, CICM, he has over 22 years of private & public sector working experience which includes multi-varied areas of banking operations where he established himself in Retail & Public sector banking, Wealth Creation/Portfolio Management, Strategic and Investment Management.
Prior to his appointment in 2009-2011 by the Bayelsa State Governor where he served as secretary of the Governor’s Technical Team, he was an Assistant General Manager (AGM) with United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc. He is currently, the General Manager, Investment & Treasury Management with the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund.
He has attended several courses locally and internationally, and belongs to many Professional and Social organisations some of which include: Member of the Oxford Business Alumni (OBA), Member, IMD Alumni, Lausanne, Switzerland, Member, IABFM - International Academy of Business and Financial Management, Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Member, Amnesty International, The Kennedy Center, Washington DC, USA and Member, National Geographic Society, USA.
Mr. Yalah’s personal interest and hobbies include Astronomy & Astrophysics, Music, Travelling, Reading and Writing.
Mr. Francis Olabode Johnson