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Federal Ministry of Trade & Investment

Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment
Block H, Old Federal Secretariat,
Garki Area 1,
P.M.B 88, Garki,
Abuja - Nigeria 
Telephone - +234 9 234 1884
Website:- www.fmti.gov.ng

 

 

 


PROFILE:

Olusegun Olutoyin Aganga (born 1955) was nominated by General Obasanjo and appointed by President Jonathan as Minister of Finance from 6 April 2010 to June 2011.

He was educated at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria where he obtained a B.Sc Degree in Biological Sciences in 1977 and the University of Oxford, United Kingdom where he obtained a degree in Theology in 2000. Aganga qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1983.

Aganga previously worked in Arthur Young in Nigeria, Ernst & Young in London UK, and Goldman Sachs International in London, where he was Managing Director in hedge funds. Aganga was also a Board Member of the Nigerian Security and Exchange Commission Technical Committee on Nigerian Capital Market Structure and a former Chairman of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) Prime Brokerage Committee. Aganga currently serves on a number of boards and committees including Technoserve and The Prince’s Trust Invest in Futures Committee.

In 2006, Aganga founded the Nigerian Leadership Initiative.
Aganga is credited for the establishment of the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) in Nigeria.

In July 2011, Aganga was redeployed by the President to the new Ministry of Trade and Investment, to make way for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to return as the Nigerian Minister of Finance.

Aganga is married to Abiodun Aganga (née Awobokun). He has four children. He is also the brother-in-law to the former military Governor of Kwara State Group Captain Salaudeen Latinwo. His older sister is Mercy Latinwo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




THE MINISTRY:

Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment was created to play a decisive role in the diversification of the resource base of the economy by promoting trade and investment with special emphasis on increased production and export of non-oil and gas products that will lead to wealth and job creation, poverty reduction and ensure enhanced service delivery in a manner that will stimulate the growth of the domestic economy for self-reliance and export and its integration into the global market taking full advantage of globalization.

MISSION:
To reposition commerce as the hub of the nation’s economy.

 

Parastatals/Agencies:
Abuja Securities and Commodity Exchange

Bank of Industry(BOI)

Consumer Protection Council

Corporate Affairs Commission

Industrial Training Fund(ITF)

Nigeria Accounting Standard Board(NASB)

Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority(NEPZA)

Nigeria Export Promotion Council(NEPC)

National Automotive Council(NAC)

National Sugar Development Council(NSDC)

Oil and Gas Free Zone Authority(OGFZA)

Standard Organisation of Nigeria

Trade Fair Complex

Tafawa Balewa Square

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