ABASHIYA, Rosalind Zulai (nee Ibrahim)

Born May 8, 1946

Wusasa, Zaria, Kaduna State,Nigeria






Gender: Female
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Dr. Audu Kwasau Abashiya, 1976
State of Origin: Kaduna State,Nigeria
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 1
Profession Banker , Administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Planning Officer, Ministry of Economic Planning, Kaduna State;
Senior Planning Officer;
Principal Planning Officer;
Assistant Planning Officer;
Chief Planning Officer;
Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Economic Development, Kaduna State, 1971- 81; Assistant General Manager, Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Ltd;
Assistant General Manager and Area Administrator in-Charge Kaduna, Kano, Sokoto, Niger, Abuja, 1981-89;
Managing Director/CEO, Leasing Company of Nigeria Limited, 1989;
General Manager, Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Ltd. since 1998;
Chairman, Muktar Foam Nigeria Ltd. Kaduna;
Alternate Director, Zamfara Texile Industry Ltd. Gusau;
Alternate Director, Funtua Textile Nigeria Ltd. Funtua;
Director, Funtua Cotton Seed Oil Ltd. Funtua;
Director, Sokotan Nigeria Ltd. Sokoto;
Director, Ballarpur Glass Ltd. Kaduna;
Director, Nortex Nigeria Limited, Kaduna;
Director, Kaduna Furniture and Carpet Company Ltd;
Director, NIIMA Carpet Industry Ltd, Abuja;
Director, Ceramic Manufacturing Industry Ltd. Kano;
Director, Supertex Ltd.
National patron, Nigerian Economic Students Association,1986-87

Bankers Association, Kaduna, 1980;
Life Member, Nigerian Economic Society, 1986;
Technical Committee on Privatization and Commercialization, National Electric Power Authority, 1988;
Advisory Committee, Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, 1988;
Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Management, 1998;
Trustee, Human Development Foundation of Nigeria, Nigerian Enterprises Promotion Board Committee, Kaduna State, 1990;
Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries, 1991;
Federal Government Committee on Nigeria Airways Ltd;
Vice President, Nigerian Economic Society, 1991-92;
Chairman, Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria, 1994-96;
President, African Leasing Association, since 1995;
Nigerian Institute of Management Board, since 1997;
Association of Development Finance Institutions;
Association of Finance Houses;
World Trade Organisation;
Business and Professional Women Society, Kaduna.

St. Bartholomew's, Wusasa, Zaria, Kaduna State, 1952-58; Gindiri Girls' High School, Plateau State, 1958-62; Queen's School, Florin, Kwara State, 1963-66; Abdullah Bayero College (now Bayero University), Kano State, 1967-68; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, 1968-71; Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1974-75; John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 1977; Boulder University, Colorado, USA, 1979; Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, 1978-79; Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, 1985

Prestigious Award for Excellent Business Performance, Credit News, March 1996;
Certificate of Honours, Nigerian Institute of Management, Kaduna, November 1996;
Distinguished Chief Executive Award, Credit News, June 1998.

The Role of Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Limited in the Industrial Development of Nigeria, April 1984;
Leasing in Emerging Markets, Paper Presented at the Euromoney Seminar London, March 1997
Wait Upon The Lord (music)

Music, writing, travelling, cooking, gardening, charity work, reading

Ikoyi Club

8B, Park view Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

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