Alhaji Dahiru Wada is a foremost industrialist with an accounting background who has interest in the downstream and upstream oil sectors of the oil industry.
He joined Sayen Nagai Co. Limited as an Assistant Manager and by 1979 he was General Manager based in Lagos. His duties included overall management of the company’s fleet of heavy trailers increasing the fleet by over a third by 1982 when he became an Executive Director and was instrumental in setting up subsidiaries in shipping and trading. In 1984 he was made Managing Director of Sayen Nagari Holdings Limited. The group included Combined Shipping Services Ltd, Digital Engineering Ltd, Sayen Nagari Co. Ltd, Sayen Nagari Farms and Sasco Ltd. From 1989 apart from his existing responsibilities he was an Executive Director of Standard Industrial Development Co. Ltd at Ogba, Lagos.
Between 1990 and 1994 he spent most of his time in London developing new business opportunities with Western Metal Products Limited, Ogba and Eisenbau Essen [EBE] and Ferrostaal Gmbh, Essen, Germany. In 1995 he was made an Executive Director of Nigerian Spanish Engineering Company Ltd.
Alhaji Wada was one of the directors involved in setting up Movido Exploration and Production, which was specifically to bid for Marginal Fields. Through their efforts the company was successful and is now the 100% beneficiary operator of Chevron-Texaco “Ekeh” Field in OML88.
He brings a wealth of experience garnered from these different industry segments and an unflinching commitment to excellence to the board of Ontario.