Dr Yaqeen A. Habeeb
PhD Management Science
Dr. Y. A. Habeeb, an academic, banker and philanthropist is a man of excellent academic achievements. He passed his West African Examination Council Certificate examination with distinction and obtained a First Class Honours in Economics from Ahmadu University. Within a record time he bagged an MSc Degree in Economics and capped it with a PhD degree in Management Sciences specialising in Operations Research.
Having taught for eight years in Ahmadu Bello University and University of Ilorin, he worked in two development banks and is currently a top management staff of First Bank of Nigeria plc. He had at different occasions served the nation as a Resource Person to the Revenue Allocation Mobilization Committee of the Constitutional Conference and later as Special Assistant to Minister of Industry.
As philanthropist and a lover of education, several students have received scholarship awards through his annual scholarship scheme. He is the Chairman of the Nigerian chapter of Humanity First, an international NGO with Head Quarters in London. Through the Organization he had drilled several boreholes in villages of many States of Nigeria. He had restored sights to many who had lost or had impaired sights through gift of Sight Programme of the Organization.