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Mr. Danladi Kifasi  
Retired as Perm. Sec. Fed. Min of Finance - Served in the CBN from 7/8/2010 To 10/22/2013








Born on 1st January, 1956, Mr. Kifasi had his early education and secondary school certificate at Wukari Division Combined Secondary School, Takum, Taraba State. He thereafter attended the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna where he obtained a Diploma certificate in Accountancy in 1976.He also obtained his ACA (ICAN-NIGERIA) in September,1997 before proceeding to study for ACCA at the London School of Accountancy, West Browich Collage of Technology and Trent Polytechnic (now Trent University),Nottingham, England. Mr Kifasi also attended University of Abuja, Abuja for his Bachelor Degree in Law in 2008 and later, the Nigeria Law School for his Barrister at Law Certificate (BL).

Mr. Kifasi who is currently the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, started his working career with Ahmadu Bello University in the Bursary Department from 1976-1977.From 1983-1999,he worked with the Jos International Brewery Ltd ,Jos, first as Deputy Manager,(Accounts),and later as Chief Accountant ,BARC, a subsidiary of Jos International Brewery Ltd.

On 21st August, 1990, Mr. Kifasi joined the service of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources as Assistant Director (Accounts) and was posted to the National Livestock Project Division as the Assistant Financial Controller. He was later deployed to Federal Ministry of Finance where he was promoted to the rank of a Deputy Director (Accounts).In September, 1999, Mr. Kifasi was further deployed to the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation as Deputy Director (Accounts).In January, 2001 he was promoted Director and posted to the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to head the Finance and Accounts Department.

In 2008, Mr. Kifasi proceeded to the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Jos. On his return, he was posted to the Federal Ministry of Power as Director of Finance and Accounts. In March, 2009,he was appointed Permanent Secretary and posted to Federal Ministry of Youth Development. He later moved to Federal Ministry of Aviation and finally to Federal Ministry of Finance on 8th July,2010 where he is currently the Permanent Secretary.


Mr. Kifasi who is a member of the NIPSS (mni) is married with four children.


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