Dr. John Nma Aliu

Director, CBMS

Dr. John Nma Aliu was born on 11th August,1964 in Loguma-Agaie Government Area of Niger state. He completed his Primary Education in Waziri Primary School, Agaie in 1976 and his Secondary Education at Government Secondary School, Kuta in 1981. Dr. Aliu attended Sokoto State Polytechnic (now Kebbi State Polytechnic) between 1985 and 1987 where he obtained the ND in Accountancy before proceeding to Kaduna Polytechnic, where he graduated with an HND Accountancy in 1990. Dr. Aliu is a holder of an M.Sc (Banking and Finance) Degree from Bayero University Kano 1999 where he also obtained a Masters Degree in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) in 2005. He is also a holder of another Masters Degree (M.Phil-Entrepreneurship) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya 2011. Dr. Aliu holds a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D in Entrepreneurship) – specializing in Microfinance Banking from the same University. A Professional Banker, Accountant and Teacher. He is also a holder of three (3) Post-Graduate Diploma including PGDE and Post Graduate Diploma in Co-operative Studies. Dr. Aliu joined the services of Kaduna Polytechnic in 2000 as Lecturer II and rose to Chief Lecturer in 2014. A former Bank Manager, Dr. Aliu is the immediate past Head, Department of Banking and Finance (2012-2016) where he was at one time or the other Assistant Examinations Officer and Examinations Officer. He has served in numerous committees in Kaduna Polytechnic. Dr. Aliu is the current President of CABS – Investment, Cooperative and Credit Society (Kaduna Polytechnic). He is ENACTUS Team to victories in 2014 and 2015 where they emerged Sahara Champions and National Champions respectively. As ENACTUS Faculty Advisor, he led the Nigerian Delegates (Team Nigeria) to the ENACTUS World Cup Competition to Johannesburg, South Africa in 2015. He was appointed Director, College of Business and Management Studies (Kaduna Polytechnic) in January, 2016. Dr. Aliu has over forty (40) publications in National and International Journals. He has attended several conferences within and outside Africa. He has served in numerous committees in Kaduna Polytechnic. Dr. Aliu has bagged several awards including National Board for Community Bank’s Appreciation Award (1994), ABU Students’ Rep. Council Award of Achiever per excellence (2016), Kadpoly SUG outstanding service Award of Excellence (2016), African Research Council on Sustainable Development Award of Excellence in Innovation and Creativity (2016) amongst others. Dr. Aliu has authored some books and is a member of some professional bodies including Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CICMA, TRCN, NIM, etc. He is married with children.