Mahmoud Isa-Dutse
Mahmoud Isa-Dutse

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Mahmoud Isa-Dutse as Executive Director on the Board of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) in Jedda, Saudi Arabia.

He takes over from Alhaji Shuaibu Gambo who was appointed on 1st July, 2011.

The appointment was disclosed in a statement by the media aide to the Presidency, Garba Shehu on Tuesday.

“Dr. Dutse is the immediate past Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning. He has enormously interacted with development partners and international financial institutions during his tenure as Permanent Secretary,” the statement said.

“During his tenure as Permanent Secretary, he represented Nigeria on Boards of Governors/Directors of African Export-Import Bank, Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund for International Development, World Bank, African Development Bank, Islamic Development Bank, ECOWAS Bank for Investment, Central bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).”

The Presidency added that the Executive Director on the Board of IsDB is a non-residential position which demands he travels to attend Board meetings quarterly or as determined by management to consider critical policy issues.