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Director General

Director GeneralA. B. Okauru, Esq.

A. B. Okauru is the Director General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum.

He joined the Nigeria Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in 2003 as a foundation staff, from where he was appointed as pioneer Director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), a position he held till November 2008 when he resigned from the services of the EFCC. He previously worked at Arthur Andersen & Co., Nigeria as Management trainee and later at IBM at the Research Triangle Park, NC, USA first as an Operations Analyst and later as an e-Business Analyst.

Mr. Okauru holds a B.Sc. Degree in Economics, 1984 (Second Class Upper Division) from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. He subsequently studied Law at the University of Ibadan and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989. He also has a joint Masters degree in Business Administration and Information Science from the North Carolina Central University (NCCU), USA.

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