Saba, an alumnus of Federal University of Technology Akure, is a leadership development expert with Afrissance.
The award is presented to individuals who have achieved comprehensive professional knowledge and expertise valuable to family business and family wealth clients.
According to the FFI, the Certificate in Family Business Advising is designed to increase awareness and exposure more people to concepts, skills and knowledge necessary to be more effective as family business advisors and consultants.
While commending Saba and other recipients, President of the Family Firm Institute, Judy Green, said: “through completion of the certificate program, Abdullahi Jubril Saba has gained a deeper understanding of the needs of family-owned enterprises and the many roles family business and non-family members play.”
Saba is a proven leader and, having been thrust into a high-pressured leadership role at an early stage, he honed his leadership development skills and acquired an understanding of business operations in the telecoms sector.
Based on this experience, he joined Afrissance, an organisational development firm as a Practice Lead for the Leadership Development and Coaching practice.
Saba is an INSEAD scholar and an alumnus of the Manchester Business School and The Federal University of Technology, Akure. His roll call of achievements is impressive.
He is a member of the International Coach Federation as well as the Family Firm Institute in Boston, where he is a de Visscher & Co scholar and holds a Certificate in Family Business Advising.
The Family Firm Institute, an international professional membership organisation of over 1800 individuals and organisations across 88 countries, is dedicated to providing interdisciplinary education and networking opportunities for members.
The prestigious CFBA is a leading award in Family Enterprise; a distinction that ensures that best practices are implemented.