• Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Dr. Usman Jankara: A Beacon of Strategic Leadership in Nigeria’s Insurance Sector


TEXEM UK takes immense pride in extending heartfelt congratulations to our esteemed alumnus, Dr. Usman Jankara, on his recent appointment as the Deputy Commissioner for Insurance (Finance and Administration) at the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM). Dr. Jankara’s journey to this pivotal role stands as a testament to his unwavering dedication, exemplary leadership, and relentless pursuit of excellence.

Having participated in the TEXEM programme titled “Strategic Leadership for Success in an Unknown Tomorrow” in August 2021; Dr. Jankara has demonstrated a profound commitment to continuous learning and development. His expertise in strategic leadership will undoubtedly propel NAICOM towards unprecedented success as it navigates the dynamic landscape of the insurance industry.

With a tenure spanning over eight years and four months at NAICOM, Dr. Jankara brings a wealth of experience and insight to his new role. As the former Assistant Director of Corporate Strategy and Special Duties, he played a pivotal role in shaping the commission’s strategic direction and enhancing its operational efficiency.

Prior to his new appointment, Dr. Jankara held various esteemed positions, including his tenure as the Assistant Director/Head of Corporate Strategy and Special Duties. His extensive background in general administration and executive assistance underscores his versatile skill set and multifaceted approach to problem-solving.

Educationally, Dr. Jankara’s credentials are nothing short of impressive. Armed with a PhD in Business Administration from UNICAF, he has honed his expertise as an astute insurance regulator committed to upholding the highest standards of market conduct supervision and ensuring the safety and soundness of the Nigerian insurance industry.

Furthermore, Dr. Jankara’s academic journey reflects his steadfast commitment to lifelong learning and professional development. His Master’s degree in Business Administration from the National Open University, coupled with his associate membership in the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and Diploma from the West African Insurance Institute in Banjul, The Gambia, underscores his comprehensive understanding of the insurance landscape.

Rooted in academic excellence, Dr. Jankara’s educational background encompasses a diverse array of disciplines, ranging from his first degree in River State University of Science and Technology to his National Diploma from the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Nigeria. Additionally, his NCSC Certificate and West African School Certificate from the Federal Technical College, Orozo, Abuja, underscore his unwavering commitment to personal and professional growth.

As Dr. Jankara assumes his new role as the Deputy Commissioner for Insurance (Finance and Administration), he stands at the precipice of a transformative era in the Nigerian insurance industry. His visionary leadership, coupled with his unparalleled expertise and unwavering dedication, will undoubtedly chart a course towards greater innovation, inclusivity, and sustainability within the sector.

“In the helm of strategic leadership, Dr. Usman Jankara illuminates the path towards a brighter, more inclusive future for Nigeria’s insurance sector. His appointment as Deputy Commissioner for NAICOM is not just a milestone but a beacon of hope, signaling a transformative era of innovation, inclusivity, and sustainability. Congratulations, Dr. Jankara, on your well-deserved achievement, inspiring us all to pursue excellence in nation-building endeavors.” – Dr. Alim Abubakre

TEXEM UK extends its warmest congratulations to Dr. Usman Jankara on his well-deserved appointment and wishes him continued success in his endeavours to reshape the future of insurance leadership in Nigeria. Dr. Jankara’s journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring leaders across the globe, reaffirming the power of passion, perseverance, and purpose in driving meaningful change.