Leader To Watch

Equipped with experiences garnered within the last three decades, coupled with a deep understanding of business models, Alhassan Babayo aptly and adequately fits the bill as chairman of the Board of Premium Pensions Ltd.


Babayo, a graduate of Estate Management from Kaduna Polytechnic and Yaba College of Technology, and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) as well as International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is the founder and chief executive officer of Cosmopolitan Cleaners Ltd, an environmental management and sustainability company.

He is on the Board of Golden Construction Ltd, RDS Insurance Brokers Ltd and Nonsuch Health Maintenance Organisation, AMML Microfinance Bank, and a trustee of TAJ Bank Foundation, amongst others.

His imprints, which started with a career in banking, traversed many sectors of the Nigerian economy, including estate management, road and building construction, banking, environmental, health and facilities management.


Babayo is an alumnus of several world leading institutions, including Harvard Business School, Wharton Executive Education, University of Pennsylvania, London Business School, and National University of Singapore.


Some life changing programmes attended by him include, General Management Programme, Leadership Edge: Strategies for new leaders, Making Corporate Boards More Effective, Essentials of leadership and Corporate Governance: Effectiveness and Accountability in the Boardroom.

During his previous service on the Board, he had chaired the Board of Information Technology Steering Committee, the Committee which laid down the foundation for information technology transformation of the Company.

Until his appointment as chairman, Board of Directors, he chaired the Board Finance and General Purpose Committee that had oversight over the development of the Company’s Strategic Plan and is responsible for periodic reviews as well as monitoring the implementation of the Plan. He had also served in many committees of the Board, including Nominations, Audit and Establishment Committees.

He surely understood the strategic plans and objectives of the company and occupies a vantage position to successfully implement them.

Premium Pension Ltd is a licensed Pension Fund Administrator, which started operations in the year 2005, with current Assets under Management (AuM) well in excess of N700 Billion.

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