Prof. Kabiru Isa Dandago, FCA, FCTI, FCNIFP, FCIAFP, FNIM
President/Chairman of Governing Council - Kano, Nigeria
PhD, FCA, FCTI, FNAA, FFRA, FNIM, MNES, AQIF Professor of Accounting @ BUK Professor of Taxation @ KSUA Professor of Accounting and Finance @ University Utara Malaysia
BIO-DATA OF PROF. K. I. DANDAGO
Kabiru Isa Dandago hails from Dandago quarters, Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State, Nigeria. He was born on 5th April 1963. In his pursuance for education, he attended Mallam Tsoho Quranic School, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria from 1969-1973. He attended Gwale Primary School and Government Arabic Teachers College, Gwale where he obtained the first School leaving Certificate and Grade Two Teachers’ Certificate from 1973-1979 and 1979-1984, respectively. He proceeded to Bayero University in 1985 and then University of Lagos in 1991, from where he earned some academic degrees.
Professor Dandago holds B. Sc, M. Sc (Accounting), MBA, PhD (Economics) degrees. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Fellow of the Nigerian Accounting Association (NAA), Fellow of the Association of Forensic Accounting Researcher (AFAR), Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Fellow of the Institute of Treasury Management (FITM), Life Member of the Nigeria Economic Society (NES), Full Member of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), Member of the Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa) and holder of Associate Qualification in Islamic Finance (AQIF) from IBFIM, Malaysia. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI), Nahalal, Israel, a 2017 Merit Awardee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a 2017 Merit Awardee of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kano State Chapter.
Professor Dandago was a Visiting Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), from July 2012 to August 2014. He served as the Chair, Bayero University Consultancy Services Unit (July 2008 to July 2012); as the Dean, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences (June 2004-June 2008), as the Head, Department of Accounting of the same University (April 2002- April 2006), and as BSc Accounting Programme Coordinator (1994-2002).
Professor Dandago joined the services of Bayero University in September 1990 and rose to the rank of Professor of Accounting in 2007. He also occupies the professorial chair on Taxation endowed by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), in 2012, at the Kogi State University, Anyigba, Kogi State, Nigeria. He presented his Professorial Inaugural Lecture entitled: “The Accounting in Humanity Knows No Bound” on 2nd May 2019 at Bayero University, Kano.
In his 30-year academic life in the University system, he has authored, co-authored, and edited 30 books in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Management and Economics. He has published 101 articles in national and international journals and books of readings. He has supervised 26 PhD holders as first or second supervisor, 21 M Sc. holders as first supervisor and hundreds of MBA, MAFM and MTM projects as sole supervisor. He has conducted Viva Voce on 20 PhD Holders and 81 M Sc. holders from different Universities in Nigeria; and he has served as External Examiner to 10 Universities and 6 polytechnics across the country. He has participated in 25 accreditation exercises of Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics organized by National Universities Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) or the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), as team leader or team member.
Professor Dandago has been a consultant to the British Council/World Bank for Capacity Universal Basic Education (CUBE) on States Educational Public Expenditure Review (SEPER); DFID/British Council on the adoption of Budget Classification and Charts of Accounts (BC&COA) in line with the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for Peer Review Mechanism (PRM) on the performance of the 36 states governors; United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the Nigeria’s Human Development Report (NHDR); the European Union Support to Reforming Institutions Programme (EU-SRIP) on needs assessment and establishment of public procurement (Due Process) directorates under the auspices of Jigawa, Yobe and Kano states Coordinating Units; Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC); and some states’ Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs).
In the University system, He has been a Senate member of Bayero University from 2002 to date; and he sat on the Governing Council of the University from 2004-2005, representing the Senate. He also served on 32 Committees of the University at different times, either as Chair or Member. Professionally, he sat on the Governing Councils of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria (CISN), and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) at different times from 2000-2012. He also served as a Member of some Council Committees of these professional bodies, as well as the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).
Prof. Dandago has visited 28 countries of the world, mainly for academic and professional conferences and interactions: visiting their Universities and appreciating their strategic thinking for having in place global Universities. He has attended 83 conferences, nationally and internationally.
Prof. Dandago has also attended a Financial Management PG Course at the prestigious Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI), Israel (3th-16th June, 2015); a special course on Financing of Housing Projects at Orlando, USA (8-12 January, 2016); a Waste to Wealth (WtW) Visitation/Seminar at Italy and Malta (6th-11th March, 2016); a Public Private Partnership (PPP) course organized by the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) in Accra, Ghana (7-17 August, 2017) and a Risk management and Internal Audit Course at Public Administration International (PAI), London, England (7-14 March, 2018).
After serving as Commissioner for Finance, Kano State (from 22nd June, 2015 to 13th October, 2017), Prof. Dandago returned to his professorial chair on Accounting at Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Nigeria with effect from 16th October, 2017. He is currently a Federal Commissioner of the Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) from July 2018 to date and the Public Financial Management Consultant of the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) with effect from April 2020.
Professor Dandago is happily married to Barr. Binta Kabir Isa and is blessed with children.
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