Dr. Mohammed kyari Dikwa From Borno State is winner of the Nelson Mandela Award for Public Service .

His Biography By Abubakar M.S

Dr. Dikwa is currently the Director Special Projects and Secretary Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA) under the Office of the Honourable Minister of Finance.

Dr. Dikwa An Abridged profile of the “Special” Permanent Secretary

Mohammed Kyari Dikwa was born on 3rd January 1960 in the town of Dikwa which is not far from the Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno state. He started his education at the Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri where he bagged a Diploma in Accounting. Dr. Dikwa broke the record of working with five different military administrators in Government House,Maiduguri,Borno state.

He is married with children among which is Dr. Amina MB Shehu a medical Doctor.
Dr. Mohammed KyariDikwa, mni, PhD (Acct & Fin.),MBA (FIN), B.SC, (ACCTS) ND (Acct. & Fin), FCNA, FCTI, FCMA, FCPA, FICA, MNIM, MCIPS ,

Dr. Dikwa has Doctorate Degree in Accounting and Finance, Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy. He had attended the Senior Executive Course 34, 2012 at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPSS) Kuru.

He was awarded Certificates in Public Financial Management Reforms, Leadership & Governance Programme, High Performance Leadership Programme and Treasury Management at the Harvard University, USA, University of Cambridge, Oxford University UK and Thames Valley University UK respectively.

Dr. Dikwa is a professional accountant and member of many professional bodies. Dr. Dikwa is a Fellow Certified National Accountant, Fellow Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, among others. Dr. Dikwa has facilitated and attended many Courses, and authored series of publication to his credit. Dr. Dikwa has served as the Borno State Accountant-General between 1999 – 2004.

Dr. Dikwa was the former Chairman Technical Board Bank of Industries (BOI), Bank of Agriculture (BOA) and has served on Board of Transcorp Hilton, Defence Industry Corporation, Nitel Transmission Company of Nigeria, Distribution Company of Nigeria (DISCO), Royal Swaziland Sugar Company etc.

Dr. Dikwa was the Director in-charge of Ministry of Finance Incorporated (MOFI) later Revenue and Investment, and Director of Funds both under the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation.

Dr. Dikwa acted on various occasions as the Accountant-General of the Federation including the last Acting – appointment by the President, Commander –in– Chief, Mohammadu Buhari, GCFR, on the 12th June, 2015.

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