Key Personnel


Alhaji Abdulmalik Ahmed, B.Sc. (Hons), FCA.

He is the Principal Partner, a graduate of the University of Benin, Benin City. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He brings into the Firm over two decades of professional experience spanning Banking, Accountancy, Management consultancy and Taxation practice, acquired from such reputable organizations as KPMG PEAT MARWICK (Chartered Accountants), former All States Trust Bank Plc. (now Ecobank Plc.), Standard Trust Bank Plc. (now UBA Plc.), Finbank Plc. and Spring Bank Plc. (now Enterprise Bank Plc.) in all of which he held various responsible and senior management positions.

At Peat Marwick, Alhaji Abdulmalik actively participated in the audit of some blue chip companies such as Mobil Producing Unlimited, Total Plc., Costain (WA) Plc., First Bank Plc., NNPC, Tower Aluminium Company Limited, West Africa Milk Company Plc., etc. and was a leading member of the team that was appointed by the Federal Government to liquidate the Nigeria Bank for Commerce and Industries (NBCI), and Nigeria Industrial Development Bank (NIDB) to merge their operations into the Bank of Industry (BOI).

He was also, at various times Deputy Chief Inspector (All states Trust Bank Plc.), Operations Manager, Branch Manager (including pioneering branches of All States Trust Bank Plc. and Standard Trust Bank Plc. respectively in Jos), Group Head (Public Sector), Regional Manager and Divisional Head respectively during his illustrious banking career.

Mr. Magnus Duke, B.Sc. (Hons); MBA; FCA.

He joined the Firm in 2005 as partner. Mr. Duke has over Nineteen (19) years professional experience spanning Banking, Accountancy, Taxation and Financial Consultancy. He was articled at Peat Marwick, Ani, Ogunde & Co (Chartered Accountants) now KPMG between 1985 and 1994, during which period he participated actively in the planning and execution of the audits of the following blue chip Companies, amongst others: UNIC Insurance Plc., Nigeria Ropes Plc., Shell Petroleum Development Corporation, Julius Berger Plc., United Bank for Africa Plc., Nigeria Breweries Plc., etc. Between 1995 and 2004, Mr. Duke was with the United Bank for Africa Plc., where he was segment head (Retail Banking Group) at various branches and Head Office.

He is an alumnus of the University of Benin, Benin City and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He also holds the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) of the University of Lagos.

Mr. Kassim Kano, MBA, CPA. ­

He holds the B.Sc. (Accounting) degree of the Shaw University, Raleigh, N.C. and MBA Campbell University, Bules Creek. N.C. respectively. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He joined the Firm in February, 2008 and come in with a rich experience in Financial and Management Advisory, gathered both locally and internationally. Between 1974 and 1983, Mr. Kano was at various times Supervisor, Manager and Senior Manager at John Holt Plc. where he headed various divisions. He had also held the positions of Accountant (Delta Sales, Raleigh, N.C.), Auditor (Va. Department of Taxation, Virginia) and Controller (Farm worker Health Serv. Inc. Washington D.C) between 1986 and 2007 prior to joining the Firm in 2008.

Adamu U. Oiku, B.Sc. (Hons), FCA, ACIT.

An Alumnus of the University of Benin, Mr. Oiku is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), and Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

His working career, spanning about three decades, started with professional training with Ernst & Whinney, an International Firm of Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants. While there, he enjoyed good exposure and acquired enormous wealth of experience in Investment Promotions, Corporate Management, Projects Development, Audit & Accounting and Tax Administration Services, both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom as well as the Middle East.

He heads the Tax Consultancy Department of the Firm and readily avails the professional team of his wealth of experience in the execution of the services that we provide. He joined the Firm as a Partner in April, 2013.


He is an Audit Senior in the Audit Department of the Firm.

Mr. Husseini holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from the Federal Polytechnic, Idah and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) ACA. He has close to a decade experience in Accountancy, Audit and Taxation

He has attended several seminars and workshops organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

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