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Ahmed Musa Dangiwa: All You Need to Know About Nigeria’s new Housing Minister

Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, a notable Nigerian architect and professor, is a former CEO-MD of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.

Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, a notable Nigerian architect and professor, is a former CEO/MD of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria. Boasting an impressive 30-year tenure across the real estate, banking, infrastructure development, and management sectors, Dangiwa has served private and governmental institutions with unparalleled dedication.

Dangiwa leads a fulfilled life with family at his core, married with children. Apart from his professional commitments, he is deeply passionate about intellectual discussions, photography, and exploring the world.

His political journey is as commendable as his professional one. Dangiwa played pivotal roles as the Director General of APC in Katsina State and was at the forefront of the Tinubu/Dikko campaign council. Further highlighting his commitment to public service, he co-chaired the APC Transition Council. Moreover, in May 2022, he ambitiously vied for the APC governorship ticket for Katsina State’s 2023 elections.

Educationally, Dangiwa’s credentials are nothing short of impressive. He is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he earned his architectural bachelor’s and master’s degrees and an MBA. Moreover, his academic journey took him to the esteemed Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, marking him as one of its distinguished alums.

Professionally, Dangiwa embarked on his illustrious career with TRIAD Associates. Later, he ascended to managerial prominence at AM Design Consults, a consultancy firm dedicated to architectural and real estate development. His expertise in mortgage financing flourished at Sahel Mortgage Finance Limited, where he climbed from a property manager position to the role of manager of the mortgage banking division.

With affiliations to several professional bodies, Dangiwa is a fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) and the Institute of Strategic Customer Service and Trade Management (ICSTM). His accolades include honorary senior memberships in the Nigerian Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN) and the Nigerian Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management (CILRM).

In a recent prestigious appointment, the President of Nigeria, His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu, recognized Dangiwa’s contributions by appointing him as the Minister of Housing and Urban Development for the Federal Republic of Nigeria.