Sadiq is currently the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the Agro-Allied Division of FMN Plc. In his current role he is responsible for the business and strategic initiatives of the Agro-Allied division. In addition, he also oversees some of the farming and processing operations – Fertilizer and Crop Protection Chemicals, Cassava, Oil Palm, Maize Soya bean and Sorghum. Sadiq also is a Non-Executive Director at the Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc., a grain processing company. He had initially joined the Group as the Head, Corporate Business Development.
Prior to this role, Sadiq worked with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as a Special Assistant to the Governor on Economic Development. While at the CBN, he was involved in crisis resolution, banking reform and policy development. Sadiq also served as the Secretary to the Bankers’ Committee sub-Committee on Economic Development and Sustainability. Before taking up the role at the CBN, Sadiq was a Vice-President at JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., where he worked in a variety of roles serving the financing needs of sub-Saharan African Financial and Corporate clients.
Sadiq has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business and Finance from the University of East Anglia, UK. He also has a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK.