Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection.
Mr. Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua is the Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN.
A technocrat, seasoned educationist and versatile manager of material and human resources,
Mr. Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua comes from a rich and varied work background that would positively impact on his role as Director, Public Affairs and Consumer Protection of the Authority.
Abdullahi, a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management ( NIM) , holds a Masters degree in Public Administration, year 2001 of the Usman Danfodio University Sokoto.
A 1989 graduate of Chemistry ( Ed) of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Mr Yakubu- Funtua started his Public Service career at the Ministry of Education Katsina in 1991.
He served with the Ministry until he joined the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company KEDC in 1997 as the Asst. Manager Computer Operations.
He also had an earlier experience in the banking sector between 1981 and 1984 as a full time clerical staff and others on temporary basis with UBA
Mr. Abdullahi Yakubu- Funtua had a very successful career with KEDC serving with progression at different stations as Computer Centre Manager, Undertaking Manager , Senior Manager Debt Management until he was promoted to Business Manager of KEDC Kaduna in 2012.
After years of meritorious service in the Public Service of Nigeria ,in year 2015, Mr Yakubu-Funtua set up Sarakh Limited, a company he has managed until his appointment as Director, Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN .
A native of Funtua in Katsina State , Abdullahi did his primary Education in Kano and Zaria, secondary education in Funtua before proceeding to Zaria for his IJMB .
Mr Yakubu-Funtua has a special passion for mentoring and growth of his subordinate officers.
Born on June 21st, 1964, Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua is married with children .
A savvy manager, through personal development and interest, Abdullahi has developed a special skill for mediation and negotiation.
He loves meeting people, reading ,teaching and sporting activities.