Born on October13, 1972 and at just 45 years, Dr. Kabir Abiso has five academic laurels to his credit, among which is a doctorate degree in Entrepreneurship Management from Oxford University, Namibia. He is also a holder of two Masters Degrees in ICT and Business Administration/Management, a Bachelor of Science in Economics, as well as National and Higher National Diplomas in Town and Regional and Urban and Regional Planning respectively.
No honour would be too much for this rote model and entrepreneur, one of the few pride the nation could showcase to the world in amidst consistent negatives that the few had forcedonthe rest.
A man of peerless accomplishments, Abiso is a receiver of several fellowships and honours from professional bodies in Nigeria and beyond, among which are: England Institute of World Chartered Economists, 2017; Africa Institute of Chartered Entrepreneurship Management 2017; Institute of Global Communication & Diplomacy, 2014; Institute of Chartered Economists of Ghana, 2013; and Associate Member, Institute of Chartered EconomistsofNigeria2006.
However, merit award by institute of chartered of Economist in 2013, add Doctorial fellow of institute of chartered economist. He received award from institute of chartered of Economist in 2013 and a Doctoral fellow of institute of chartered economist. He is a recipient of the Merit Award of the Institute of Treasury Management & Financial Accountants, 2013. A seasoned public servant, Abiso Kabir started his career at the Town Planning Zonal Office, Maiduri, where he did his 4 months Industrial Training Fund in1992.
After his National Youth Service Corps with his alma mater, the Ramat Polytechnic, Abiso took a job with Ngala Local Government Council as Assistant Technical Officer (ATO) in 1994. He moved to Kala Balge Local Government Council as Senior Technical Officer in 1997and was later promoted to a Deputy Director of Works & Housing.
He did a change of cadre to assume the position of Deputy Treasurer of Magumeri Local Government in 2014. He was appointed to serve as Chairman of Recovery Committee on Revenue and Treasury Receipt from Jan 2006. After completing the assignment, Abiso was deployed to Bama Local Government as Deputy Treasurer. He was the Secretary of Task Force Committee on Revenue from June 2007 until when he went to further his studies. Upon return, he assumed the position of Treasurer in Gwoza Local Government Council from June 2011 to Feb 2013.
He is the current Treasurer of Kala Balge Local Government Council. Dr. Abiso Kabir has occupied several leadership positions both during his school days and career. These include Secretary General, Al-Hayah Student Association, Ramat Polytechnic Chapter Maiduguri (1992-1993) President, Al-Hayah Student Association, Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri Chapter (1997); Clerk, House and Senate; Member, Students Union Government, Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri Chapter (1996-1997); and Secretary and Social Director, Al-Hayah Student Association, University of Maiduguri Chapter(1996-1999).
Other positions he held are: Member, National Association of Town Planners, Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri (1993); National Union of Local Government Employees, Kala Balge Chapter, Borno State (2003-2006).
As a community servant, Dr. Abiso has consistently demonstrate his love by serving his community at different levels, among which are; State Secretary, Scout Association of Nigeria, Borno State Chapter from 2013; he was also the Welfare Secretary of the Balge Area Development Association from 2003-2006; and Secretary, Education Committee, Al-Hayah Development Association of Nigeria 2002-2004.
Without doubt, each time the success story of the Buhari Administration would be weighed in line with the patriotic citizens whose vision worked in agreement with the passion and the vision of that government, Dr. Kabir Abiso’s name would be boldly etched in gold.