MRS. HADIZA GOJE, fcna, fcti

MRS. HADIZA GOJE, fcna, fcti

“To lead a Bursary Department that explore Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at workplace to complement human resources that ensures due process, accountability, probity, transparency and good financial policy formulation. A Department that is efficient and effective in the management of the University scarce finances and able to provide Management with reliable data and information at the right time to enable well-informed financial decisions”, the Bursar, FUT, Minna, Mrs. Hadiza Goje.

Mrs. Hadiza Goje is a seasoned accountant of global repute with over 20 years of cognate experience in professional accounting, risk management, auditing and governmental accounting.

Mrs. Goje was born on July 2, 1975 in Kaduna. She is an indigene of Kauru Local Government of Kaduna State. She attended Labayi International Primary School and CAS Staff Primary School, Kaduna from 1981 to 1986. She also attended the Federal Government Girls College, Onitsha before rounding off her secondary education at the famous United Faith Tabernacle College, Jos in 1993.

Mrs. Goje is an alumna of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where she bagged her BSc. degree in Accounting in the year 2000. In 2010, she obtained her MSc. Degree (Accounting and Finance) from the same University. She also holds a PGD in Mathematics/Computer Science (Upper Credit) from the Federal University of Technology, Minna in 2004.

The financial czar started her working experience as an Accountant with the private sector immediately after her National Youth Service Scheme before joining the service of the Federal University of Technology, Minna in 2007 as an Auditor I in the Internal Audit Unit. She was later redeployed to the Bursary Department in 2009 as an Accountant I Officer and rose through the ranks to become a Chief Accountant in 2016. She has served in virtually all Units in the Bursary Department of the University with impeccable records of excellent performance to her credit.

She was appointed as the Bursar of the University on October 22, 2020 based on her superlative performance during her interview session with the Joint Council/Senate Selection Committee.

As Bursar of the University, she has developed template of decentralization to aid effective service delivery by deploying Bursary staff to Schools, Directorates, Centres and Units to ease staff and students’ financial communication and transactions.

Mrs. Goje is a Fellow of Chartered National Accountant, Fellow Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Student membership Chartered Institute of Accountant (ICAN Final Level) and member of other numerous professional bodies in Nigeria and abroad. She has also at different times participated in high-level financial workshops and conferences with impactful contributions towards the growth of the accounting profession in Nigeria and outside the country.

She has also served in over 15 strategic committees, including the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Committee in the University since she joined the institution in 2007. She is also an adjunct lecturer to the Department of Project Management, FUT, Minna.

Mrs. Goje is a recipient of several awards in recognition of her hard work, dedication to duty and selfless service to the University and Nigeria at large. She is happily married and blessed with three children.