In a statement by Mrs Efe Ebelo from the commission’s Corporate Communications Unit, the appointment was with immediate effect.
Ebelo stated that the appointment followed the suspension of Mr Munir Gwarzo, the commission’s boss. She assured the investing public and stakeholders, both local and international, of the commission’s commitment to ensuring uninterrupted and orderly operation of the market and regulation.
Until his appointment, Zubair was the Director in charge of External Relations in the commission.
He is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he received B.Sc. Economics, MBA, M.Sc. and PhD Business Administration degrees. He also holds a PGD (Mathematics & Computer Science) and a PGD (Education) from other universities.
Dr Zubair has garnered over 25-year experience in the financial industry and the academia.