YUSUF ADAMU is the Director, Transportation Department.
He joined the Bureau of Public Enterprises (then the Technical Committee on
Privatisation and Commercialisation (TCPC) as one of the pioneer staff in 1990.
Between 1998 to 2000, he rose through various cadres at BPE to become a Deputy
Director (Commercialisation). He has
worked in the arms of the Bureau charged with reform, restructuring and
Director, Transportation, he is responsible for the management and
administration of the Department and all activities relating to the reforms,
restructuring and privatisation/concession of enterprises in the transport
sector including railways, marine, aviation, roads and inland waterways.
was also the Head, Management Services in the Bureau charged with general
administration activities and facility management services of the Bureau.
Born on January 5, 1960 in Kaduna State,
he undertook his primary education at the Baptist Primary School, Kafanchan,
Kaduna State between 1971 and 1974; from where he proceeded to the Federal
Government College, Kano for his secondary education from 1974-1979.
Thereafter, he was admitted into the
School of General Studies, Bayero University, Kano for his intermediate and
degree programmes leading to the award of B.Sc. (Hons) Business Administration.
Adamu also holds a Master’s of Business Administration which he earned in 1987.
began his working career with the Kaduna State Government in 1984 where he
worked with the State Ministry of Education and the State Board of Internal
Revenue. Between October 2008 and December 2010, he was appointed as the
Director-General, Public Private Partnerships Agency by the Kaduna State
Government. He took leave of absence from the Bureau to undertake the assignment.
has handled many adhoc assignments including Special Assistant to Administrator/Chairman,
Interim Board of Continental Merchant Bank Ltd, Lagos; Special Assistant/
Deputy Head, Vision 2010 Secretariat, Lagos; Member, Operations Manual Technical
Sub-committee for the establishment of Atlantic Bank Ltd; and Member, technical
committee for the review of the operations of the Delta, Jos, Katsina and Oshogbo
Steel Rolling Mills.
has attended local and international trainings from reputable institutions and is an alumnus of Georgetown University, Washington
D.C, U.S.A; Boston Institute of Developing Economies (BIDE), Boston
Massachusetts, USA; Wits Business School, Witwatersrand University,
Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa; World Bank Institute, Washington D.C,
U.S.A; and the Embry Riddle Aeronautical
University, New Jersey, USA.
who is married with children, has interest in current affairs. His hobbies
include sports, especially football.