Sani Garba is a Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst, Microsoft 365, Power Platform, Azure Fundamentals, Azure AI and Data Fundamentals Certified. As its Chief Executive Officer, Sani Garba Consulting (SGC) has been anchored on experiences the owner gained as Director of Finance & Accounts in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation and at various Ministries and Agencies. He pioneered the Assets Tracking & Management Project (ATMProject), under which coordination he developed and deployed the first-ever central and unified digital Fixed Assets Register for the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Before he moved to the mainstream public service, Sani Garba served as Bursar in several tertiary institutions including the University of Abuja, Federal College of Education (Technical) and the Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto (Deputy Bursar). He adopted digital productivity tools to design, develop and implement simple but practical and efficient solutions for Budget Preparation and Implementation, Revenue Monitoring and pioneered the setting up of the first online Students’ Registration portal.
Sani Garba served in various positions of strategic policy development and implementation, including as secretary of the fiscal policy committee that developed the first national fiscal regime for the Nigerian Mineral Sector. He served as a non-Executive Director of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC), among other professional and official national assignments.
In a career-changing move, supported by his passion for digital technology, Sani Garba acquired digital skills and currently holds the Microsoft Certification as a Data Analyst Associate, a Microsoft 365 Certified, Power Platform Fundamentals and is 3X Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Certified. He is also a member of the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN). SGC is an authorised Microsoft Solution Provider, affiliated to the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) for Africa and the Middle East, to offer and deploy Microsoft cloud and on-premises computing services and products.
Sani Garba holds an MBA, a degree in Accounting, Diploma in Excel and various Certificates that anchor his skills in Project Modeling, Management, Financial and Data Transformation, Modeling and Visualization. He was a Lecturer in Accounting and Auditing; these qualifications have empowered him to deliver physical and online lectures at seminars and webinars, particularly on digital transformation. Among several memberships, he is a Fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (FCNA), member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and the Nigerian Institute of Management, a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) and a licensed practitioner as a Chartered Management Consultant (CMC).
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