The Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), on Friday, September 2, 2022, lost her President and Chairman of Council, Major General Abdullahi Muraina (Rtd.).
According to the press release made available by the acting Registrar of the institute, Jude Iheanacho, FNIM
“The President died in a private hospital in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He was 64yrs.
Muraina, who joined the Institute in 2003 as Member and elevated to the prestigious and highest professional membership grade of Fellow in 2011, served the Institute in various capacities at different times. He was elected to the Institute’s Council in 2014 and became the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Institute between 2015 and 2017. Due to his consistent support of the Institute’s programmes over the years, he was conferred the Institute’s Presidential Award in 2014. He became the National Treasurer in 2017, Deputy President in 2020 before being elected the 23rd President and Chairman of Council in 2021.
Apart from being a Fellow of The Institute, Major General Muraina was a Fellow, Certified National Accountants and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Member, Institute of Directors Nigeria and the National Institute being an alumnus of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.
His pedigree as a thoroughbred, seasoned and tested professional manager and military officer was never in doubt as he distinguished himself creditably in every assignment he was saddled with.
A devout Muslim, he was married and blessed with children.
The burial arrangement will be announced by the family.