President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mahmoud Isa-Dutse as Executive Director on the Board of Islamic Development Bank in Jedda, Saudi Arabia.
Isa Dutse is the immediate past Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning. He has enormously interacted with development partners and international financial institutions during his tenure as Permanent Secretary. He is quite familiar with the modus operandi of multilateral institutions such as Islamic Development Bank and he is well respected in those institutions.
Before his appointment as Permanent Secretary, Isa Dutse was the Acting Chairman and subsequently a Non-Executive Director of the Emerging African Infrastructure Fund. He is a renowned banker with 23 years vast experience in the financial sector, having graduated in Economics with MBA and Ph.D in Business Administration.
Isa Dutse is taking over from Shuaibu Gambo who was appointed on 1st July, 2011 and has held the position for about 10 years.