Shettima Bukar

Shettima Bukar was born on the 17th October, 1964, in Kukawa, Borno State. He attended Nguru Central Primary School from 1970-1977. He moved to Uba Local Government and attended Government Secondary School from 1977-1982, where he obtained a G.C.E certificate. Later on he moved to the capital city to obtain a diploma certificate in Purchase and Supply in 1985 and a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration in 1992 both at the infamous Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri. He moved to Edo State for his National service from 1992-1993. In 1996, he was awarded with a certificate in Post Graduate Diploma Management (Finance and Material Management), in 1997 he received a certificate in Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations, a Master of Industrial Relations in 1999 and a MBA (Finance) in 2003. In 2008, he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 2008, all obtained from the prestigious University of Maiduguri. He received his C.N.A in 2009 from the Nigerian College of Accountancy. In 2020, he was awarded with a degree of Doctor of Business Administration from University of Liverpool.
He is a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Nigeria, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria and member body of Federal and States Auditor’s General. He is also a fellow of institute of Development Finance and Project Management and Institute of Corporate Auditors and Accountants. In the course of his academic career he was able to attend seminars and conferences on; Annual Mandatory Continuous Professional Development (ICPAN/ANAN), Conference of Accountants & Auditors-General of Nigeria, Bi Annual Conference of Federal & State Auditor General, International, Public Sector Accounting Standards Training(cash basis), International, Public Sector Accounting Standards Training( accrual basis), National Conference Association of National Accountants of Nigeria, International Conference of African Organization of Supreme Audit Institution( AFROSAI-E).
Shettima Bukar is a powerful force in the workplace and uses his positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed. His endless zeal for new challenges is the driving force toward seeking more knowledge, making his career journey interesting. His ability to achieve organizational goals and objectives is well deep rooted in his DNA. Making him a goal setter and as well a hardworking achiever. From 1986-1999, he worked as an accountant at Borno Express Transport Corporation and was later appointed as the chief Accountant at the Government House, Maiduguri from 1999-2003. From 2003-2007, he became the deputy Director at the Hospital Management Board, Maiduguri. From 2007-2011 he became a Director at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (Internal Audit Expenditure Control). He is currently the Auditor General of Borno State.
Shettima Bukar is married and blessed with children. In his spare time, you can find him writing, his interest greatly lies in research and working with new challenges.

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