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Mr Samaila D. Zubairu
(Non-Executive Director)

Technical Background: Banking and finance, President and Chief Executive Officer Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Relevant Experience: Extensive project finance experience in green-field project finance, acquisitions, corporate transformation, privatization and equity capital market transactions

Non-Executive Director:

Samaila D. Zubairu is AFC's President and CEO. Prior to his appointment, he was the CEO of Africapital Management Limited and has established a joint venture with Old Mutual’s African Infrastructure Investment Managers to develop the Nigerian Infrastructure Investment Fund 1 for infrastructure private equity across West Africa.

Samaila led the launch of Africa’s largest syndicated project finance facility for the Obajana Cement project and has undertaken investments of over US$3 billion in green-field projects, acquisitions, corporate transformation, privatization and equity capital market transactions.

He holds several non-executive board positions including the Advisory board member for KSE Africa, a leading operations and management provider of captive power plants in the mining sectors in Botswana and Nigeria.



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