Shuaibu Idris is a graduate of Accounting (Second Class Upper) from Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. He also holds an M.A. degree in Banking and Finance from University of Wales, Bangor, U.K. He is a member of many professional institutions such as Fellow, Institute of Credit Administrators (FICA), Member, Institute of Directors, Nigeria (M.IoD), Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Management (U.K), Associate Member, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Associate Member Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (ACIPM), Associate Member, Cost Management Institute (Nigeria) (ACMI), to mention but a few.
He was appointed to the position of Deputy Managing Director of Dangote Flour Mills Plc in Nov. 2009. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Managing Director of DFM Plc, Shuaibu Idris has held the positions of Executive Director in charge of Sales and Marketing (flour) and Ag. Managing Director/CEO, DFM Plc. He was at one time Group General Manager (Admin/HR, Corporate Affairs, Properties & Environment), Group Treasurer and Special Assistant to the Group Vice President. Before joining the Dangote Group, he was the Group Head (Public Sector) of Liberty Bank Plc, Managing Consultant/CEO Time-Line Consult Limited, Deputy General Manager Lakeside Investments Limited and Head Capital Markets and Advisory Division of Continental Merchant Bank Nigeria Plc.
Shuaibu Idris has attended numerous courses both within and outside Nigeria including Lagos Business School (AMP), Harvard Business School (AMP), Galilee College, Israel (SME), Loughbourough University (Islamic Banking Programme), U.K., DC Gardener, U.K, Manchester Business School (Senior Bankers Course), U.K. and Amembal and Isom, U.K. (Leasing Course), to mention but a few. He serves on the Board of a number of companies such as Capital Trust and Investments Limited, Temple and Aegeandas Limited and ValueFrontiera Limited. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of some NGO such as C.O.PE – a Breast Cancer NGO, Gabasawa Women and Children Foundation and TESI – a Youth Development Foundation.