Ambassador Isiaka Abdulqadir Imam assumed the position of the SecretaryGeneral of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) on 01 January 2022. He is the fifth Secretary-General of D-8

February 6, 2022

Ambassador Isiaka Abdulqadir Imam assumed the position of the SecretaryGeneral of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) on 01 January 2022. He is the fifth Secretary-General of D-8. Ambassador Imam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the American University in Cairo, Egypt. After graduation in 1985, he joined Nigeria’s oldest bank, First […]

Ambassador Isiaka Abdulqadir Imam assumed the position of the SecretaryGeneral of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) on 01 January 2022. He is the fifth Secretary-General of D-8

Ambassador Isiaka Abdulqadir Imam assumed the position of the SecretaryGeneral of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) on 01 January
2022. He is the fifth Secretary-General of D-8.
Ambassador Imam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the American
University in Cairo, Egypt. After graduation in 1985, he joined Nigeria’s oldest bank,
First Bank Nigeria, Limited, where he had a stint as a banker before joining the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1993.
In his distinguished diplomatic career in the Foreign Service of the Federal Republic
of Nigeria, he served as Charge d’Affaires ad-interim at the Nigerian Embassy in
Brasilia, Brazil. He had also served meritoriously in different capacities in Nigeria’s
Diplomatic Missions in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Pretoria, South Africa and
Tokyo, Japan.
At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters, Abuja, Ambassador Imam had
worked in several Departments and Divisions, which include Bilateral and Multilateral Departments and later as Director in charge of the Economic, Trade and
Investment Department of the Ministry. He was conferred with the title of
Ambassador in-situ by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Council in 2020.