Maureen Tamuno Assumes Office as GMD of Abuja Investments Company


Chigozie Amadi

Dr. Maureen Tamuno , has assumed office as the new Abuja Investments Company Limited (AICL) Group Managing Director, after she was appointed by  the Minister of FCT  Nyesom Wike, on April 4.
A release by the organisation stated that Tamuno made history as the first female GMD of AICL in the 30 years of its existence, and resumed office following a hand-over ceremony on April 8, 2024.

It said that she brings to AICL a wealth of experience in leadership, strategic marketing, and consumer behaviour, along with a profound commitment to excellence and service.

“Dr Maureen Tamuno is a distinguished alumna of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), where she earned her degree in Management Studies. Her academic journey continued with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management, an MBA in Marketing, and a Ph.D. in Marketing from Ebonyi State University.
“Tamuno also attended Harvard University where she pursued certificates in Global Business Strategy and Sustainable Business Strategy. This solid educational foundation has been the bedrock of her professional success.

“With a career that spans various leadership roles, Tamuno has demonstrated exceptional skills in diplomacy and governance. As a former top lawmaker in the Rivers State House of Assembly and Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Jamaica, she has shown an unwavering dedication to fostering growth and development.
“Her leadership style is characterised by integrity, innovation, and a deep-seated desire to empower others,” the statement added.

As CEO, it said Tamuno envisions AICL as a beacon of sustainable investment, driving growth not only in FCT but across Nigeria and beyond.
In her inaugural speech, Tamuno had emphasised her commitment to an open-door policy to all staff and urged the AICL team to operate at the highest standard of transparency, confidentiality, accountability, and ethical business practices.

Abuja Investments Company Limited is the investment arm of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), tasked with the strategic goal of providing a conducive environment for business operations and living through investment in infrastructure, services, and facilities.