Muhammad Akaro Mainoma

B.Sc, M.Sc., Ph.D (ABU), FCNA, FCTI, FCISA (USA), FIFIAN, FNAA, FIIAF, FIDA, FCFIP (USA), FFAR, mni

Professor Muhammad Akaro Mainoma is Professor of Accounting & Finance and the Immediate Past Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi. Former Commissioner for Finance, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. He is currently a Fellow and the President of the Association of National Accountants (ANAN), A Fellow and Governing Council Members of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and a Fellow and the Chairman of Council of the Association of Forensic Accounting Researchers (AFAR).

Professor Mainoma is the first indigenous Professor of Accounting and Finance, Nasarawa State. Holds several Gardin… titles in Nasarawa State and other titles beyond. He has paid his dues to traditional institutions in the North and South. His is an accomplished teacher, Professor of Professors. An accomplished Vice-Chancellor of the fastest growing University in Nigeria. A university of first choice. A resource (financial and human) mobilizer and optimizer.

Professor Mainoma has produced 50 PhDs and 75 M.Sc. graduates in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration, with some of them on professorial cadre and serving Vice-Chancellors to date. He holds fellowship of ANAN, CITN, IAAER, IIFIP (USA), F3EP (UK), CPA (Ireland), AFAR, and several others.

PROFESSIONAL AND NATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS/HONOURS

Member, Governing Council, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (2009).

Member, Governing Council, Nigerian Accounting Standards Board (now Financial Reporting Standards of Nigeria) (2009-2013).

President and Chairman of Council, Institute of Financial and Investment Analyst, Nigeria (2009-2001).

Member, Governing Council, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN, 2009-date).

Member, Governing Council, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN, 2009-date).

Vice-President II, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN, 2014-2016).

Vice-President I, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN, 2016-2019).

President I, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN, 2019-2019).

Chairman, Governing Council, Association of Forensic Accounting Researchers (AFAR, 2018 - date)

Member, Governing Council, Institute of Retirement Management (IRM, 2016-date).

Honourary Traditional Title by Lafia Emirate Council, ‘Gardin Lafia’ (2009).

Patron, Lafia Students’ Association (LASA), University of Abuja Chapter (2007-date).

Patron, Lafia Students’ Association (LASA), Nasarawa State University, Keffi (2009-date).

Patron, Nasarawa State Students’ Association, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (2009-date).

Member, 5-Member Federal Ministry of Education Expert Assessors’ Visitation Committee to the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (February, 2002).

Member, Federation Account Allocation Committee (2011 to 2013).

Member, Recruitment Panel, National Institute for Legislative Studies, National Assembly, Abuja (2011-2012).

Member, Northern States Governor’s Committee on Reconciliation, Healing and Security (August, 2012-June, 2013).

Chairman, Nasarawa State University Consult Ltd Board (2010-2011)

Council Member, International Association for Accounting Education & Research (IAAER, 2012-date).

Chairman, Nasarawa State University Consult Ltd Board (2013-date).

Honourary Book Publication: ‘Mentoring Academics in Nigeria: Our Mentor’s Approach (MAINOMA), Governmental and Financial Accounting Research Centre, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (2013).

Chairman, Tertiary Education Committee, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (2010-2013)

Chairman, Nigerian Taxation Standards Board, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (2013).

Member, International funds Sourcing Committee, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (2013).

External Moderation and Other Related Assignments:

Member, NBTE Accreditation team to Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara, 2002

Chairman, NBTE Accreditation team to Federal Polytachnic, Mubi, 2002

Chairman, NBTE Accreditation team to OSISATECH, Enugu, 2003

Chairman, NBTE Accreditation team to Kogi State Polytechnic, 2003

Chairman, NBTE Accreditation Team, Grace Polytechnic, Lagos, 2004

Chairman, NBTE Accreditation Team, Wolex Polytechnic, Lagos, 2005

Member, NBTE Accreditation team to IMT Enugu, 2003

Member, NBTE Accreditation team to Federal Polytechnic, Nekede-Owerri, Imo State, 2003

Item writer for Principles of Accounts JAMB since 1993 to date

Moderator for JAMB examination for Principles of Accounts since 1993 to date

External Examiner to Department of Accounting, Bayero University, Kano

External Examiner to Department of Accounting and Finance, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna

External Examiner, Department of Economics and Management, NDA Kaduna.

External Examiner to Department of Admin. Studies, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna

External Examiner to Department of Accounting and Auditing, College of Education, Minna, Niger State

External Examiner, Federal Polytechnic, Bida.

External Examiner, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.

Assessor, Journal of Business Administration

Assessor, University of Jos, Journal of Management

External Examiner, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto.

External Examiner, American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola,

Member, NBTE Accreditation Team NASFA, Lagos 2006.

Member, National Universities’ Commission accreditation team to A.B.U., Zaria 2007

Member, National Universities’ Commission Accreditation Team to Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto 2007

Chairman, National Universities’ Commission Accreditation Team to University of Ilorin and Al-Hikma University, Ilorin (9-13th Nov. 2008).

Moderator, IJMBE Marking (Accounting I and II). Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (2007).

Resource Person, Writing Workshop for the revision of Senior Secondary School Curricula. Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (2007).

External Examiner, Department of Accounting, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (2008 to date).

NUC Resource Assessment Team for Postgraduate Programme, University of Lagos State (2009).

NUC Resource Assessment Team for Postgraduate Programme, Igbinedion University, Okada (2009).

Assessor for Professorship Position, University of Benin (2009).

Assessor for Professorship Position, University of Jos (2009)

External Examiner, Department of Accounting, Akintola University, Ondo State (2009).

External Examiner, School of Business and Entrepreneurship, American University of Nigeria, Yola (2011- date).

Assessor for Professorship Position, Abia State University, Uturu (2012).

Assessor for Professorship Position, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (2012).

Assessor for Professorship Position, Anambra State University, Udi (2012).

Assessor for Professorship Position, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (2012).

Assessor for Professorship Position, Bayero University, Kano (2012).

Assessor for Professorship Position, University of Maiduguri (2013).

Professor Muhammad Akaro Mainoma is an hardworking gentleman with widest exposure you can imagine. He is happily married with Children.