Shuaibu Idris; Director is also the Chairman and Managing Consultant of Time-Line Consult Limited, a financial and advisory firm that consults for diverse business interest. His early education was in Dogon Dawa, Birnin Gwari Local Government of Kaduna, his home state. He studied accountancy from Bayero University Kano and performed his National Youth Service at National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company (now Conoil) in Rivers State as Customer Accounts Officer. There was thereafter no hold back for him as he has traversed virtually all sectors of the economy from Banking, Manufacturing, Human Resources, financial consultancy, entrepreneurial mentoring and politics.
Shuaibu Idris started his working career with Kaduna State Board of Internal Revenue as an Inspector of Taxes in May 1986; by January 1987 he was recruited by the famous Chase Merchant Bank Nigeria as an Analyst and thus joined the bank in its Lagos head office. His pedigree earned him a scholarship from British council to bag a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Wales, United Kingdom. He rose to the position of Head of Financial Advisory Services team before his exit to join Lakeside Investment Limited as the company’s pioneer Deputy Chief Executive Officer. His Banking career blossomed when he was invited by a group of friends to salvage the ailing Liberty Merchant Bank which he joined as the Assistant General Manager in Charge of Public Sector. Having completed his task at Liberty Merchant Bank; his proficiency was once again noticed by the conglomerate of Dangote Group in September 2002 as he was engaged in the position of Group General Manager in charge of Human Resources, Administration, Corporate Affairs and Environment. He served in various capacity rising to Executive Director, Sales and Marketing (Flour), And Deputy Managing Director/COO Dangote Flour Milling Group.
Shuaibu’s versatility and the zeal to serve his fatherland saw his romance with politics in his home state Kaduna which necessitated his resignation from his plum job in Dangote in 2010. His interest for education and acquisition of knowledge has seen him in several local and foreign workshops, seminar and courses being alumnus of Harvard, Lagos, Business Schools and University of Cambridge to mention but a few. Shuaibu Idris is widely travelled with stint in countries like Saudi Arabia, U.S.A., U.K., Singapore, Malaysia, Germany, France, India, Pakistan, South Africa, and Kenya etc. His interest in the media has positioned him to comment on a lot of National and international issues in print and electronic media. A motivational speaker and a mentor to a lot of people, Shuaibu Idris has business interest in a number of organizations as he also serve on the board of Nurturing Fitrah Foundation, our sister He is married with children