Alhaji Suleiman Abubakar
Suleiman, the Group Executive Director of Imani Group hails from Keffi, Nassarawa State. Born in Kaduna, he attended Capital School Kaduna and Federal Government College Kaduna. And obtained a Masters in Business Administration in International Finance from American University.
Guided with the philosophy that you need not re-invent the wheel, he believes that working with people of proven success in their respective fields is a critical success factor in any field of endeavour.
His business empire spans construction, real estate, hospitality, solid minerals, etc. He has built an ultra luxury estate in partnership with Shell Trustees at Maitama, Abuja, as well as constructed affordable housing projects in Abuja and Port Harcourt.
His company is currently handling the proposed CBN co-operative staff housing also in Abuja and only last month, the Kaduna State Secretariat Annex was commissioned where Imani was the turnkey contractor for the project. In the hospitality industry, Suleiman also controls Trappco Resort and Conference Centre, Kaduna. And Mararaba Cultural Village, Karu, Nassarawa State which is still under development. One of his companies has started prospecting and exploitation of solid minerals such as tantalite, gems stones and industrial minerals for the export market while currently discussing a collaborative partnership for subsequent processing of same. A major Polo player of note, Suleiman enjoys swimming and reading.
Though easy going, Suleiman who lives a low-key kind of life does not miss opportunities to party with close friends. He is presently the National Treasurer of Real Estate Developers’ Association of Nigeria; National Executive, Nigeria Polo Association (NPA) and Chairman, Disciplinary Committee, NPA as well as Chairman, Kaduna State Swimming Association.