Iyabo Abubakar is currently the Director of Other Revenues, Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS). She is a skilled Banker and Administrator with over 27 years of Public Service and Banking experience. She started her career with Kwara Teaching Service Commission as a teacher in 1988, from where she moved to the then Trade Bank in 1990 as an Executive Trainee and rose to the position of Branch Manager of several branches. Her Public service was renewed in 2006 when she joined Federal Government Service as a Mobilisation Officer through National Orientation Agency Abuja and was transferred to Lagos.
Her Banking career was enhanced in 2007 when she joined Afribank Plc in Abuja as Branch Manager and was transferred to its Taiwo Road Branch in Ilorin to resuscitate the branch. She accomplished this within a short time of 6months which convinced management to admit her proposal to relocate the branch to a new building. Same feat was accomplished by her in Offa branch until the Bank was acquired by Skye Bank Plc.
Iyabo Abubakar has a Bachelor degree in Geography from the University of Ilorin (1986) and a Masters in Business Administration from the Ondo State University (1998). She is a member of Nigeria Institute of Management and an Associate Member of Institute of Marketing of Nigeria.
Iyabo Abubakar is a community leader and care giver through her membership of several NGOs. She is the State Chairman of International Facility Management (IFMA), Kwara State Vice Chairperson ACOMYN, Project Manager of the Women Health Attention Focus, a Member of the National Council of Women Societies, and former Assistant Secretary General of Women in Nigeria.