Isa Dogonyaro serves as a Principal Detective Superintendent (PDS) and Second-In-Command (2Isa Dogonyaro serves as a Principal Detective Superintendent (PDS) and Second-In-Command (2IC) of the Directorate of Internal Affairs with the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC). He rose to the these esteemed ranks having started with the Law Enforcement Agency in2004 as an Assistant Detective Superintendent (ADS) specialising in Fraud Investigation, Financial and Cyber Crime, ICT Surveillance and Data Extraction. During his tenure at the EFCC, Isa has amassed an impressive record of successful prosecutions of his cases resulting from his keen investigative skills Isa began his career as an Investment Analyst with the Sao Tome & Principe Joint Development Authority, having received his first degree from the University, Kano in Economics before proceeding to garner a postgraduate degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Along with his stellar academic record and law enforcement background, Isa also holds credentials and certifications in International Treasury Operations, Forensic Investigation, Financial Crimes, Financial Forensic Techniques, Interviewing & Interrogations Techniques, Bank Fraud Investigating, Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), Corruption, Governance & Anti-Corruption, Criminal Justice and Behavioural Science.
He regards his career highs and achievements to include:
successfully prosecuting cases and recovering over N12 Billion Naira in fraudulent acts; infiltrating numerous criminal syndicates operating across Nigeria and performing “sting” operations leading to the arrest, prosecution and incarceration of offenders; appointment as the Special Assistant to two Executive Chairmen of the EFCC; being pivotal to the establishment and development of the Department of InternalAffairs within the EFCC; training cadet officers, senior detectives, other law enforcement agents of the EFCC and members of the public and private sectors in his field of expertise; earning commendations for performance on duty, and excellence in training.
He is on the Boards of Companies in a variety of fields ranging from Microfinance and Infrastructure Development and owns and runs a successful Agro-Allied Company servicing and supplying the produce and livestock across the northern regions in Nigeria.
Isa is affiliated with several notable Associations in his professional field and region of occupation including the Nigerian Institute of Management, The Economic Institute, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He is also recognised for his contribution to his field through several published works in the areas of Public Sector Policies, Agency and State Advancement, Combating Crime and Leadership.