Mr. Nsikan Linus Nkan

Mr. Nsikan Linus Nkan is the Commissioner for Finance. A native of Ibesikpo Asutan LGA, Mr. Nsikan Linus Nkan was born on October 24, 1968.

A Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an associate member of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACITN), Mr. Nkan holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Ado Ekiti (2003-2005) and a B.Sc. in Accounting from the University of Cross River State, now University of Uyo.

Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, he had served as the State Accountant General. Mr. Nsikan Linus Nkan had earlier on, worked at Zenith Bank as the assistant General Manager/zonal head, Akwa Ibom, supervising six branches and four cash offices (2014 – 2015). Hitherto, Nkan had served variously, as Assistant General Manager/Branch Head, Aka Road Branch, Uyo (2013-2014); Merchant Bankers Ltd., Lagos (1993-1997); First Bank Nigeria Plc (1992-1997) and Ideal Flour Mills Ltd, Kaduna.

He attended series of training, locally and internationally in relevant areas, including leadership, capacity building, risk management, internal control and audit/fraud control management.  Some of the training’s attended include: Macro Economic Review for Bank Executive, High performance people skills at London Business School (2004) and Leading High Performance Leaders by Harvard Business School (2004).