The Founder and CEO of Taj Bank, Hamid Joda and his counterpart Co-Founder, Sherif Idi, paid a
courtesy visit to Al-Ansar Foundation at the Foundation’s Headquarters in Abuja on August 21, 2020. The duo were received by the Founder and President of the Foundation, Dr Mohammed
Kyari Dikwa, mni, FCNA, ACA and the Directors of Operations and IT, Mohammed Shehu and
Abdulmalik Kyari respectively. Prof. Abba Isa Tijani, who is a Member of the Planning and
Implementation Committee of the proposed Al-Ansar University, Maiduguri, was also in
The meeting was a f o l l o w – u p o f a preliminary meeting with the Director of Operations, in which the bankers expressed their interest in seeking for avenues of partnership and investment between the two organizations. The areas of mutual cooperation highlighted are investments in some of Al-Ansar Projects, such as; Al-Ansar Women and Children’s Hospital, Al-Ansar Centre for Comprehensive Education (ACCE, Abuja and the p r o p o s e d Al-Ansar University, Maiduguri, whose construction is expected to commence in October, 2020. Speaking on behalf of Taj Bank, the CEO said the bank stands ready to be a part and parcel of the Al-Ansar success story, as it forges ahead with the laudable projects it has embarked upon in order to bring peace and succor to the teeming youths of the North East and Nigeria at large.
The Founder and President, D r. M . K Dikwa , mni expressed joy at the Bank’s enthusiasm to be part of the Al-Ansar vision for building a better society for all, irrespective of age, gender, race, creed or religion. He added that Al-Ansar Foundation is built on the tenets of service to God through service to humanity, in which collective responsibility is needed for the progress of mankind. As such, Taj Bank and the Foundation can work handling love towards addressing some of the societal vices while promoting peace and creating economic opportunities for Nigerians. The Founder further directed that a technical team be set up to discuss the areas of partnership and modalities and terms of agreement before the next high-level meeting. The executive thanked the Founder for the audience and the meeting closed with a group picture