NFAR

 

 National Facilities and Agricultural Resources

 
The National Facilities and Agriculture Resources Department is directly responsible for the preparing enterprises slated for partial or full commercialization.  It was formerly known as Commercialization department.  
The department is comprised of three units:
 
·         Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)
·         River Basins Development Authority and National Parks
·         Federal Housing Authority and National Stadia
 
Enterprises in the Department
1.    Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)
 
These enterprises are yet to be privatised.
a.    Bank of Agriculture (BOA)
b.    Bank of Industry (BOI)
c.    Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX)
d.    Federal Mortgage Bank (FMB)
 
2.    River Basins Development Authority and National Parks
a.    National Parks: These include Kamuku, Kainji Lake, Okomu, Cross River, Old Oyo, Chad Basin  and Gashaka Gumti.
 
b.    River Basins Development Authorities(RBDA). These include: Anambra-Imo; Benin-Owena; Chad Basin; Cross River; Hadejia-Jama’are; Lower Benue; Upper Benue; Niger Delta; Lower Niger; Upper Niger; Ogun-Osun and Sokoto-Rima.
 
3.    Federal Housing Authority (FHA)
 
4.    Sports Sector Reform and National Stadia:
The sports sector reform and concessioning process began 2001. The concessioning of the sector will commence pending the approval from the office of NCP.
 
 

 Director's Profile

 
 
SANUSI IBRAHIM SULE is the Director, National Facilities and Agricultural Resources Department. He joined the Bureau of Public Enterprises in 2001 and has worked in various departments and units of the Bureau including the then Operations Department, Strategic Planning Unit, Monitoring and Compliance Unit. He was Director, Post Privatisation Monitoring Department, Director Information and Communications Department and Director, Electric Power Department at various times.
 
He headed the International Development Association (IDA) Credit Accounts Unit of the BPE that administers and manages the accounts under the World Bank Support to the Privatisation Program and successful closed the Project in 2009. He has also led several teams that carried out evaluations of proposals for the procurement of advisers and investors. Similarly, he was deeply involved in several publications of the organisation including Annual Reports, Status Reports, Procedures Manual.
 
Sule, who holds a Bachelors degree and a Masters Degree in Economics from the Bayero University Kano was between 1992 and 1996 a lecturer at the Bayero University Kano, where he taught Economics, Banking and Finance at both undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also worked with the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, from 1996-2001 and was involved in mobilization and marketing of the National Housing Fund Scheme, while supervising accounts of primary mortgage institutions registered by the apex mortgage bank.
 
He has attended several short courses in Information Technology and Management. In August 2003, he attended the “Result-Based Management: Performance Indicators, Monitoring and Evaluation Systems” course at  SETYM International Inc., Montreal, Canada and also attended the “Contract Compliance for PPP Projects” course at the Institute for Public-Private Partnerships, Washington DC, in September 2006. Similarly, in September 2008, he attended the “Strategic Management Training” programme at the University of South Africa (UNISA) Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL), Johannesburg, South Africa.
 
Sule, who is married with children, likes sports, especially football and basketball. His hobbies also include reading and travelling.