Attahiru is a Director and Group Chief Financial Officer of Acacia Holdings Ltd. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Lotus Financial Services Ltd, a Subsidiary of Lotus Capital Limited, a Pioneer in Islamic Finance Fund Management, Investment Adviser, and Issuing House. Attahiru was also Head of the Northern Region of Lotus Capital Ltd. While with Lotus Capital, Attahiru left his footprints not only in the Company but to the Islamic Finance Industry in Nigeria. Attahiru was instrumental in structuring first Nigerian private Sukuk Al-Istisna issued by Lotus Capital in 2010. He also constructed and managed first Lotus Islamic Equity Index from 2009 to 2012 when the index metamorphosed as “NSE Lotus Capital Islamic Index – NSE LC II” when The Nigerian Stock Exchange partnered with Lotus to manage the index. Attahiru also structured an Ijara Sukuk for Osun State Government, the first public Sukuk issued in Nigeria which received Africa Deal of the Year Award at the Islamic Finance News (IFN) Awards, 2013 in Dubai. He also worked with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Maccido was a member of Technical Committee constituted by Steering Committee on Alternative Finance of CBN, SEC, DMO, ICRC and FMJ. He is also a member of 10-Year Master Plan on Alternative Products of SEC. Mr. Maccido is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria. Mr. Maccido is a B.Sc. Economics and M.Sc. Economics holder from Usman Danfodio University Sokoto and University of Abuja respectively. Maccido is a Director, Al-Noor Education Ltd, Takaful Assurance Ltd, Buraq Capital Ltd and Metropolitan Skills Ltd. He is married with 5 children.