A.B. Mahmoud, SAN

Non-Executive Director

Mr. A.B. Mahmoud, SAN, OON, FCIArb (UK)

Non-Executive Director

Date of Birth:

June 16, 1957

LLB and LLM (Company and Labour Law), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.


September 2, 2019.

Other Directorships

Board Member, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers; Board Member, Aliko Dangote Foundation.

Skills, expertise, and experience

A one–time Kano State Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, in the public service (from 1979 to 1993) as prosecutor and legal adviser, he has held various positions including Director Litigation, Public Prosecution, Solicitor-General at the Ministry of Justice, Kano.

Mr. Mahmoud was elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2001 and is a Life Bencher of the Body of Benchers, the highest regulatory body for the legal profession in Nigeria. He holds the national honour of the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) and was elected the 33rd president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Nigeria’s umbrella association of professional lawyers on August 1, 2016.

He is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and was accepted into the Energy Arbitrators List (EAL) in 2013.

Mr. Mahmoud is the Managing Partner and one of the founding partners of the law firm DIKKO & MAHMOUD.