ACAMS Nigeria Chapter is a collection of stakeholders involved in the prevention and detection of ML/TF that aims to provide an excellent platform for increasing knowledge, skills and professionalism in the AML/CFT community in Nigeria and West Africa through training, networking and promotion of sound compliance practices in the various industries.
Upcoming Nigeria Chapter learning events will be announced soon.
Isah Aminu Buhari, BSc, MBA, CAMS, CFE
Central Bank Of Nigeria, Abuja
Mr. Isah is, a Certified AML/CFT Specialist, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a seasoned Bank Examiner of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
His work life, spanning over twenty-three (23) years, has been mostly in the financial service industry. He worked in a merchant Bank, a commercial bank, and as a financial regulator with the Banking Supervision and Financial Policy & Regulation Departments of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
As an employee of the CBN, he undertook AML/CFT Functions and was instrumental in the development and issuance of several AML/CFT regulatory tools, Regulations and policies for compliance by the financial institutions under the regulatory purview of the CBN. These include, The CBN AML/CFT Regulation, 2009 (amended in 2011 and 2013); The CBN AML/CFT RBS Framework, 2011; Amendment of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011; Amendment of The Terrorism Prevention Act, 2011; Off-Site AML/CFT Risk Assessment Tools (ORAT), and The CBN AML/CFT RBS Examiners’ Manual.
He played a key role in the Mutual Evaluation Exercise of Nigeria in 2007 and the country’s eventual removal, on 18th October, 2013, from the Financial Action Task Force’s Grey-List of countries that have not made appreciable progress in their AML/CFT regimes.
Mr. Isah is currently working on secondment to the Presidential Committee on Financial Action Task Force (PC/FATF) and anchoring the AML/CFT NRA for Nigeria as a member of the National Technical Committee on Nigeria’s AML/CFT NRA Exercise.
Access Bank Plc
Olufunke Ebun Oladipupo has over seven (7) year experience in the financial services industry. She is currently a Branch Control staff with Access Bank PLC Nigeria in Compliance and Internal Control Group where she ensures compliance on AML/CFT in all aspect of transaction processes at the Branch level through online review processes.
She has attended several trainings on AML/CFT and as part of her job function, she anchor several trainings on AML/CFT at Access Bank Plc.
She holds an MBA degree in General Studies from University of Ife Nigeria and happily married with three (3) children.
Funke is currently the Co Chair of ACAMS Nigeria Chapter.
Kehinde Hussein Rasheed
Datapro Nigeria Ltd
Kenny has he is fondly called, joined DataPro in 2009 and has risen to the position of Business Development Manager with the company. He has attended various training programs on AML/CFT compliance and participated in all Independent Testing exercises of the company.
He holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting.
Datapro Nigeria Ltd
Dele is a financial analyst, an Anti-Money Laundering Trainer, Teacher and currently the General Manager of DataPro Limited.
Dele as he is fondly called has over 14 years’ experience covering banking, manufacturing, teaching and consulting.
His first four years in DataPro involved direct supervision of account department. And he is still involved in the preparation of the company’s final account till date.
Dele has facilitated AML/CFT training both locally and internationally. In the last eight (8) years, he has been one of the most sought-after AML/CFT trainers in Nigeria particularly in the Insurance and Capital Market segment.
A graduate of Accountancy & Finance fromYaba College of Technology and Post Graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) and member of Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
Edet Une Bassey
Access Bank Plc
Edet Une Bassey has over 14 years experience in the financial sector of the economy and has worked in the Accounts department of various Stock broking firms in Nigeria before joining the Banking sector in 2008 where he has garnered experience in internal control and compliance till date. He has also attended several AML/CFT trainings over the years.
Edet as he is fondly called has an MBA in finance from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ACA), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (ACIS-UK).
Edet is happily married with two children.
First Bank of Nigeria
Rasheed Salvador is currently a Compliance Monitoring Officer/AML Supervisor in the Compliance Department of First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Plc. His roles as Compliance Monitoring Officer and AML Supervisor involves ensuring Customer Due Diligence requirements, transaction monitoring requirements, AML/CFT training and suspicious reporting requirements are adhered to. He has major responsibility for developing and implementing bank-wide AML/CFT & Compliance training programme for over 8,000 staff of the bank and its subsidiaries. Functioning in these roles, he has won awards for his diligence and hard work among which are:
- “The Best Facilitator Award” – FBN Plc “CEO Annual Merit Award (CAMA)”, 2008;
- “The Best Support Function Team Lead Award” – FBN Plc “CEO Annual Merit Award (CAMA)”, 2009; and
- “The Best Head Office Staff Award” – “FBN Plc Annual Merit Award (FAMA)”, 2010.
Prior to his current role, he has acquired extensive experience in Audit & Control, banking operations, Accounting & Finance as well as in Management Consulting; in and outside the banking industry.
A graduate of Accounting from the Ogun State University now Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye (1997) and an MBA (General Management) holder from the Usman-Dan-Fodio University, Sokoto (2000), Salvador is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) of the prestigious Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Florida, USA as well as a Professional Member of the Association. He currently sits on the Board of ACAMS, Nigeria Chapter, as the Co-Program Director.
He is also an Associate member of both The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and has attended as well as facilitated in many courses both locally and internationally.
Rasheed is happily married and blessed with a lovely son.
Mohammed Morgan Bashir
Access Bank Plc
Bashir Morgan Mohammed has over eleven (11) year experience in the financial services industry. He is currently Assistant Branch Manager with Access Bank PLC Nigeria in Retail Banking Operations where he ensures compliances on AML/CFT 2009 in all aspect of transaction processes. Prior to this position he was the State Coordinator of Cruder Sterling Pension and Audit Assistant in ADC Airline and had worked with the following Banks New Nigeria Bank, Platinum Bank and Intercontinental Bank.
He is a certified Public Account, chartered member of Nigeria Institute of Management and holds Higher National Diploma in Accounting and MBA in Finance.
Bashir, have attended several AML/CFT training and consistently train and re- train subordinates on AML/CFT and reporting of suspicious transactions (STR) and whistle blowing of Fraudulent Transactions.
He was elected to Board of ACAMS Nigeria chapter as Membership Director for his passion to fight against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.
Adedayo Michael, OJELEYE, B.Sc., MBA, ANIM, AMRIMAN
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Lagos, Nigeria
Dayo as he is fondly called was born on 8th April over three (3) decades ago. The bespectacled and handsome chap is a reputable Banker of integrity and pedigree,who aims at becoming a leader of high repute, class and value.
He has the following degrees to his credit:
- Masters of Business Administration (Finance & Accounting) OAU, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
- Bachelor of Science (Accounting) OAU, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Also, the following professional affiliations to his credit:
- Member, Association of Certified Anti-Money Specialists (ACAMS)
- Member, Certified Information Security Auditors (CISA)
- Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers’ of Nigeria (CIBN)
- Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) (AMNIM)
- Associate Member, Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (AMRIMAN)
Heis a charismatic, dynamic, responsible, reputable and talented leader. A dedicated, determined, dogged, God-fearing, hard-working and optimistic man who enjoys listening to inspirational music, meeting people of progressive-minds, singing, dancing, traveling, rendering humanitarian services, watching movies, playing football and table-tennis.
He has a high level of punctuality in any engagement he is involved in and loves to see people being upright in all spheres and endeavors of life irrespective of the situation or circumstance. “Que-sera-sera: Whatever will-be-will-be” and “Where determination prevails, nothing can stop the flag of success”are quotable quotes fondly remembered and lived upon by this amiable chap of our time.
His areas of competence are in accounting, management and regulatory functions with over eight (8) years’ experience in the private sector (both in management consultancy and financial intermediation). He is vast in Compliance and Regulatory Issues – AML Specialist with First Bank of Nigeria Limited with an experience of over seven years plus (7+) in the Banking Industry. He is vast in Corprate Governance and Whistle Blowing reporting frameworks. Also, a facilitator of repute on AML and Regulatory issues.
He has attended conferences, trainings, seminars both within and outside the shore of Nigeria to increase his intellectual capacity especially several AML/CFT training and consistently train and re- training of superiors and subordinates on AML/CFT and reporting of Suspicious Transactions Reports (STR) and Whistle Blowing on Fraudulent Transactions and Corporate Governance.
He is happily married to a God-fearing jewel of inestimable value, elegant and pretty Queen, creative, knowledgeable and loving woman and the marriage is blessed with an adorable Princess and a charming Prince.
Patrick Olasehinde Daniels
Assets and Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON)
Patrick Olasehinde Daniels is currently in the internal Audit unit of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). He has over 10 years of banking experience and over four years of experience in AML, regulatory compliance, internal controls and audit.
Patrick has worked in Compliance and Internal Controls unit of Access Bank Plc., one of the largest banks in Nigeria, with presence in nine countries in Africa and the United Kingdom. Prior to moving to Access Bank, he worked for five years in Intercontinental Bank plc and Three years in united Bank for Africa Plc. (UBA)
He was a Team member of Auditors that managed the Secretariat of the Presidential Committee on the Verification and Reconciliation of Fuel Subsidy Payments in Nigeria Chaired by the GMD/CEO of Access Bank Plc Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede.
He is a graduate of Business Administration and management, Post graduate diploma in Banking and finance and a chartered member of Nigeria Institute of Management, Institute of public Administration of Nigeria, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) Elected to board of director ACAMS Nigeria as communication Director.