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RABIU GARBA
FCNA, FICEN, ACITN, ASFAFP.

DATE OF BIRTH: 08TH AUGUST, 1983

NATIONALITY: NIGERIAN

STATE OF ORIGIN: ZAMFARA STATE.

MARRITAL STATUS:

Married Two Kids

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

a) Masters of Treasury Management (BUK) (2014)

b) Bachelors of Science BSc. Accounting (UDUS) (2007)

c,) I.J.M.B Result Sokoto State
Polytechnic (2004)

d) Senior Secondary School Certificate (2002)

e) Primary School Certificate obtained (1996)

PROFESSIONALQUALIFICATION:

a) Fellow Certified National Accountant (2020)

b) Fellow Institute of Corporate
Executives of Nigeria (2020)

c) Associate Society for Forensic Accounting and Fraud
Prevention (2020)

d) Associate Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (2021)

DESERVING AWARD:

Distinguished Public Service Award National Productivity Centre

PHONE NUMBER:

E-MAIL ADDRESS:

EXECUTIVE BRIEF

WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS
As Commissioner Of Finance

a) Introduction of Data Update Verification for the Elimination of
Payroll and Salary Fraud.

b) Introduction of Bureau for Public Procurement Law. (First time ever
in the history of Zamfara State.)

c) Harmonized and Consolidated Revenue Laws. (First time ever in the history of Zamfara State.)

d) Debt Management, Repealing and Harmonization

e) State and Local Government Financial Autonomy Law

f) Introduction of International Public Sector Accounting Standard
(IPSAS) and its Adoption for the State Ministries Departments and
Agencies

g) State Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability SFTAS Programme.

h) Introduction and adoption of National Charts of Account for Budget domestication and adaptation.

i) Debt Sustainability

j) Domestic Arrears and reduction of exposures and Pension Liability

k) Prepared financial Statement in compliance with IPSAS which is
published online for end user’s information. (First time ever in the
history of Zamfara State.)

l) Ministry of Finance Intervention of 10% for Communities under the
Community Social Development Program (CSDP).

The Reforms in procurement and Budget helped Zamfara state to win
grants of $2.5m and $5m respectively. With the hope that other reforms above, if sustained the State could be awarded $20m USD by July -August 2021

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Address: C/O Senator Hassan Nasiha, Senator Representing Zamfara Central, National House of
Assembly. Abuja.

PERSONAL DATA

Surname: Garba First name: Rabiu
Date of Birth: 08, August 1983
State of Origin: Zamfara
Local Government Area: Gusau
Sex: Male
Marital Status: Married

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED DATE

Nigerian College of Accountancy Kwall Jos.

Bayero University Kano

Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto

Sokoto State Polytechnic

Govt. Day.Sec Sch.Birnin Ruwa Gusau

Birnin Ruwa Model Primary School Gusau

2014-2016
2013-2014
2004-2007
2002-2004
1996-2002
1990-1996

QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED DATE

Master of Treasury Management
Bsc Accounting (second class lower division)

I.J.M.B Result
Senior Secondary School Certificate,

Primary School Certificate obtained

2014
2007
2004
2002
1996

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION AND DATES

Fellow Certified National Accountant Date 2020

Fellow Institute of Corporate Executives of Nigeria Date 2020

Associate Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria Date 2021

Associate Society for Forensic Accounting and Fraud Prevention
Date 2020

Certified National Accountant Date 2016

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP MEMBERSHIP NO:

Fellow Member Association of National Accountant of Nigeria
28144

Fellow Member Institute of Corporate Executives of Nigeria 55902

Associate Member Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria
24499

Associate Member Society for Forensic Accounting and
Fraud Prevention A/03/20/425

OTHER CERTIFICATE

Ø Distinguished Merit Award for Excellence in Visionary
and Transformational Leadership, the Institute of Corporate Executives of Nigeria.

Ø Certificate of Attendance Institute of Corporate Executives of Nigeria: The Effects of Covid-19
Pandemic on our Nigerian Economy and the way Forward.

Ø Certificate of Honour by Africa Leadership and Diplomatic Academy on Youths/Community
Development in Africa

Ø Certificate of Attendance National Productivity Centre 2 Day Public Sector Leadership and Productivity Summit on Thriving at 60: Economic Productivity under
Uncertain Times- Cutting through Complexities and Delivering Value.

Ø Certificate of Attendance Institute of Corporate Executives of Nigeria: Promoting business ethics and integrity among Nigerian managers.

Ø Certificate of participation North West Entrepreneurship Development Centre in Basic
Entrepreneurship Development Programme

2021
2021
2021
2020
2020
2019

Certificate of Training USAID NIGERIA in International Trade Procedures

Ø Certificate of Attendance IFRS and IPSAS. Nigerian College of Accountancy Jos

Ø Certificate of Participation on Accountant in Training Scheme and Information and Communication
Technology. Nigerian College of Accountancy Jos

Ø Certificate of Attendance Electronic Accounting and
Electronic Spread Sheet. Nigerian College of Accountancy Jos

Ø Muslim Coppers’ Association of Nigeria (MCAN) Certificate of Award of Merit Imo State Chapter

Ø Six Month Professional Diploma in Computer

2016
2016
2016
2015
2009
2008

WORKING EXPERIENCE DATE

  1. Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    April 2021- May 2021
  2. Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Finance Dec 2019- April 2021
  3. National Examinations Council
    Responsibility and Disposition: Revenue Officer Kano State 2012-2019 Present Rank: Senior Accountant 2010- 2019

Certificate of Training USAID NIGERIA in International Trade Procedures

Ø Certificate of Attendance IFRS and IPSAS. Nigerian College of Accountancy Jos

Ø Certificate of Participation on Accountant in Training Scheme and Information and Communication
Technology. Nigerian College of Accountancy Jos

Ø Certificate of Attendance Electronic Accounting and
Electronic Spread Sheet. Nigerian College of Accountancy Jos

Ø Muslim Coppers’ Association of Nigeria (MCAN) Certificate of Award of Merit Imo State Chapter

Ø Six Month Professional Diploma in Computer

2016
2016
2016
2015
2009
2008

WORKING EXPERIENCE DATE

  1. Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    April 2021- May 2021
  2. Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Finance Dec 2019- April 2021
  3. National Examinations Council
    Responsibility and Disposition: Revenue Officer Kano State 2012-2019 Present Rank: Senior Accountant 2010- 2019
  4. Zamfara State Ministry of Finance, Accountant II 2010
  5. National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Imo State 2008-2009

HOBBIES

Reading and Travelling

REFEFREES

  1. Senator Hassan Nasiha
    Senator Representing Zamfara Central, National House of Assembly Abuja.
  2. Abubakar Tijjani Wakawa State Officer National Examinations Council, Kano State.
  3. Iro GarbaTax Controller,
    Federal Inland Revenue Service, Utak

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