Born to the Mallawa dynasty in Zaria (8th June 1966). Ahmed obtained his first degree in Law from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1989 and a Masters degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the same institution in 2002. Mr. Bamalli also have a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology1998, and also a fellowship on conflict resolution at the University of York (UK) 2009. He has another Diploma in organizational leadership from Oxford University, UK 2015.

A Senior Chevening Fellow with about twenty six years cognate experience covering Banking, Public Sector, Telecommunications, and Manufacturing. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School where he obtained GMP in 2011.

He hold the Royal title of Magajin Garin Zazzau (the 2nd most senior princely title of the Zazzau Emirate)

He is happily married to Mairo A Bamalli and are blessed with 5 children a boy and 4 girls


 Commissioner Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission 2015 2017

  1. a) Commissioner in charge of finance
  2. b) In charge of 4 Electoral Zones in the State

Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Plc (2011-2014)

This company is charged with the responsibility of printing currency for Nigeria and security documents. He served in two capacities.

  1. a) As executive director in charge of corporate services. 2011 – 2012
  2. b) As Ag. Managing Director 2012 – 2014

 Nigerian Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTEL)

General Manager, Human Resources Management 2007-2009

 Abuja Metropolitan Management Authority

Assistant Director 2006-2007

FSB International Bank Plc

Regional Manager Public Sector (Joined as Deputy Manager in 1998 and rise through the system to senior manager Grade) 1998-2006

 KMC Nigeria limited/First Security Discount House (FSDH)

Assistant Manager 1992-1998


            2015    Oxford University UK Diploma in Organizational Leadership

2009    University of York [Fellowship on Conflict Resolution (senior chevening fellow)]

2002    Ahmadu Bello University Zaria

Master in (International Affairs and Diplomacy)

1998    Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT)

(Post Graduate Diploma in Management)

1989    Ahmadu Bello University L.LB (Hons)


  1. President, African Banknote Association 2013 -2014
  2. Chairman, Board of Directors, Tawada Limited (Subsidiary of Nigeria Security

Printing and Minting Plc Nov 2012 to 2014

  1. Director Laurman Limited 2009 – 2010
  2. Director Ryden Oil and Gas 2009 – 2010
  3. Director Harvard Business School Association of Nigeria 2014 – 2015
  4. Royal title of Magajin Garin Zazzau 2001- date
  5. Member Transition Committee Kaduna State 2016
  6. Commissioner Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commissioner 2016 to 2017
  7. Nigerian Ambassador to Thailand 2017 – Date (with concurrent accreditation to Myanmar)