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Permanent Secretary

Mr. Aminu Aliyu Bisalla – Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment

Born on 23/07/1959, Aminu Aliyu Bisalla started his early education from Anguwar Gayan Primary School Suleja between 1965-1971.  He attended Government Secondary School Zuru and Zungeru College of Advance Studies before proceeding to University of Sokoto where he obtained B.Sc. in Management Studies (Finance) 1983 and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Bayero University Kano in 1998.
After his National Service(NYSC) in 1984 he was retained and employed by the Niger State College of Education, Minna as a lecturer/Head, Business Education Department, from where he left in 1988 to join the Banking sector.  He served with Savannah Bank, Commerce Bank and UBA before joining the Federal Civil Service in 2000.

The Public Service reform initiated by the Civilian administration that came into place in Nigeria in 1999 introduced the Professionalization of the service which brought in Mr. Bisalla, along with others as Chief Accountant under the pool of the Accountant General of the Federation.

From this entry point, he made a steady career in the Service rising from the position of Chief Accountant in 2000 to Permanent Secretary in September 2014. In-between, he was appointed Executive Director (Finance and Accounts) Federal Roads Maintenance Agency(FERMA) between 2006 -2009. Recent deployment of Permanent Secretaries moved him from Police Service Commission to the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment in November 2015.

He is a member of many professional associations, among which are, the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Association of National Accountants of Nigerian (ANAN), Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (ICMA) and American Management Association.

Mr. Bisalla is widely acknowledged for his passion for community service and has been honored with various awards both from his immediate community and beyond.

He is well travelled and enjoys playing table tennis, lawn tennis and basketball. He is married with children.