The name Alhaji Usman Bello Nasiru rings a bell of uncommon valour in the ears of most youth elites in Kogi central senatorial district. Unlike the vogue of impacting lives and blaring it to the know of the world. ‘Bellon’ as he is fondly called, is a silent achiever cum philanthropist who has affected the lives of youths in great measures, despite having neither chaired a public office nor held a political position.
He was born on the 7th December, 1974 to the family of Amb Usman Bello in Okene-Eba, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State. He had his Primary Education in Bayero University Staff Primary School in 1985, the same year he joined the Federal Government College Kano, and graduated in 1991. He was admitted into the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1992 to study Business Administration, and graduated in 1998. Having projected himself as possessing great efficacy in the finances and administration, he got the nod of the then African International Bank in Kano, where he observed his mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) between 1999-2000. Pleased with the enticeable value he added to the African International Bank within one service year as a corps member, he joined the services of the then Bank of the North in 2000 as an officer, and rose to the position of supervisor in just two years.
While working with Bank of the North, yet poised to furnish himself with the professional essentials for growth in his choice career, he enrolled into Bayero University Kano, where he obtained a Master of Business Administration in 2003. Bello left Bank of the North in 2004, and joined the then Intercontinental Bank as an Assistant Banking Officer, serving in both Katsina and Gombe states. In 2005, he moved to Guaranteed Trust Bank (GTB) as a Banking Officer, and rose to the position of Deputy Manager. During the period of his service with GTB, he equally went for further studies and obtained a Masters in Developmental Studies from Bayero University Kano, in 2007.
After 10 years of remarkable service with GTB, he joined the services of Access Bank as the Group Head (North) in charge of retail business till date. Alhaji Usman Bello Nasiru is a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management. Also in view, is the Chattered Institute of Banking in Nigeria (CIBN). With his present rank in the banking sector, he has created employment opportunities for youths across Kogi state, with not less than thirty (30) of them from the central, currently wielding a carrier in banking.
With a passionate enthusiasm for a philanthropic cause both within and outside the central senatorial district of Kogi state, he has for umpteenth times empowered youths and women in vocational training, and provided medical assistance to the challenged. Also currently under his scholarship are not less than 15 students drawn from across various levels of education.Share this on WhatsApp