Within the 33 years working in the Nigerian Public Sector, Sani Garba has provided finance and accounting solutions to the state, the federal government and its agencies/parastatals.
He holds a first degree in Accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a Master of Business Administration from the Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto.
While in the services of the Federal Government of Nigeria and before retiring as a Director (Finance and Accounts), Sani influenced and anchored policies and projects toward the development of the nation. Prior to moving to the mainstream federal civil service, he worked as an Auditor in the Sokoto State Government and later as a Lecturer (Auditing and Accounting) in the Polytechnic of Sokoto State; he later moved into financial management and administration at the Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto where he rose to the rank of Deputy Bursar and later Bursar in two tertiary institutions, including the University of Abuja. During the eight-year period as Bursar, he built systems of effective financial administration and innovations that enhanced institutional values and strengthened accountability and effective financial reporting.
With additional Diploma in Microsoft Excel and a Certification from Microsoft on Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI, Sani acquired digital skills required for data modeling and analysis; vital productivity tools that every establishment in both private and public sectors require to transform business operations in pursuit of organisational goals and objectives.
Sani is a Certified Management Consultant and Fellow to several professional bodies, including the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria and the Institute of Management Consultants. He manages SANI GARBA CONSULTING to provide financial services that include solutions for public sector finance, business strategy for individuals and organisations, and data modeling and analysis.