The Quintessential

Sir Emmanuel Ndubuisi Mbaka

Meet Sir Emmanuel

Sir Emmanuel Ndubuisi Mbaka is a pilot of great advances and innovative ideas whose name has become a reference statement of competence and resourcefulness. Sir Mbaka is not just an astute manager of human and material resources, he is a glittering star that is making significant difference among other stars in the dynamic mortgage banking sector of Nigeria.

Born September 26th 1960 to the family of late Chief Bernard and Mary Emeji Mbaka of Obodo, Eluama, Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State.

A man of many firsts, in 1974 he bagged 1st grade at Old Court Primary School, Aba, Abia State and thereafter proceeded to National High School, Aba, Abia State and again bagged 1stdivision (1974–1979) Emma, as he is fondly called by his peers, gained admission into the University of Science &Technology, Port Harcourt and again, came out with a first class honours degree in mathematics in 1987. He also has a Masters Degree from Liverpool University, UK.

A gift to humanity...

He is a fellow of three prestigious institutes namely fellow institute of Public Management FIPM), Fellow institute of Government Research (FIGR), Fellow Institute of Corporate Administration, (FCAI) and also Paul Haris Fellow (PHF).

Mbaka started  his career as a lecturer at the famous Kaduna Polytechnic; Kaduna and joined the banking sector as assistant manager with Progress Bank Ltd and worked briefly at their Breadfruit branch Lagos and exited 1990 from the bank.

He was later appointed Managing Director of Frankenstein Nigeria Ltd in 1991 a major distributor of sharp photocopier and HP computer in Nigeria and subsequently, Managing Director of  First Generation Homes Ltd in 2003.

Today, Sir Mbaka is the MD/CEO, Platinum Mortgage Bank Ltd with branches in many states of the Federation and he has taken the bank to the number one spot in the mortgage banking sector. It is noteworthy to mention here that in spite of harsh operating environment; Platinum Mortgage Bank Ltd has become a case study in the mortgage industry.

He was appointed Chairman of the Governing Board of Project Development Agency (PRODA), Enugu state in 2013 by the former President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.


Sir Mbaka is sitting on the Board of several companies, institutions and association namely:

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A devotion to the work of God earned him and his family the highly revered, apostolic blessing from His Holiness Benedict XVI in 2008.

In First Generation Homes where he was the pioneer managing director, he created 1,000 mortgages in less than two (2) years and raised the balance sheet of the company from N100M to N3billion in two (2) years and bagged the father of modern mortgage in Nigeria.

A goal–oriented and exceptional personality, who has demonstrated strong ability to build new territories and expand opportunities within existing one, a self- starting, pro- active and motivated individual with good communication and presentation skills.

In order to meet the charity need of his people, he set up the Emmanuel Mbaka Foundation in 2002 to assist the needy. The work of the foundation since inception is immeasurable.

He also has multi-discipline experience acquired through practical application of his expertise, a strong advocate of team building and quality control, Sir Mbaka has effectively and efficiently excelled in the banking industry particularly in the real estate sub-sector in his pursuit to improve the welfare of Nigerians through the provision of quality housing delivery services at affordable cost. He also constructed Africa’s biggest shopping mall at Mabushi, Abuja consisting of five hundred (500) shopping units all ensuite.

A quintessential administrator and philanthropist, his immense contribution to mankind has earned him over fifty seven(57) awards and laurels within and outside the country.

Multiple Award Winner

Some of the awards and recognition earned by Sir Emmanuel Mbaka includes:

1. African Leadership Excellence Gold Award

2. Community Service Award by the Rotary Club International

3. Isuikwuato Development Union Gold Award

4. Global Leader of Integrity Merit Award by Integrity Media Communication

5. Intra – Continental Media Network Platinum Award for Pillar of Africa

6. Global Top Leader Peace Ambassador Gold Award by Nigerian Top Leader Magazine

10. Respectable Catholic Man of Prominence by Catholic Men Organization (C.M.O) Abuja

11. Golden Star Award For Exemplary National Service in West Africa by Security Watch Africa Awards, 13th Edition

12. Abia Indigene Outstanding Banker by Catholic Men Organization (C.M.O) Abuja by Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (Abia Chapter)

13. Hero Award by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Gwarinpa

14. 3rd Annual Dinner Award for Revolutionizing Banking in Nigeria by Housing Circuit Magazine

15. Honourary Award Outstanding Leadership by Man O’ War Nigeria, Abia State Command

16. Award of Excellence by Top Class Club

17. Mayor of St. Peter Igbo Catholic Community by St. Peter Igbo Catholic Community, Gwarinpas

18. Housing Entrepreneur of the Yearby Champion Newspapers Limited

19. Platinum Award of Pillar of African Development by Intra Continental Media Network

20. Pan African Icon Merit Award by Pan-African Guild of Leading Decratic Students

21. Eminent Professional by OhanezeNdi Igbo F.C.T Abuja

Again, his contribution to national development, especially in the area of mass housing is heartwarming and highly commendable. Below are some of his landmark achievements in housing development in Nigeria.

  1. 200 units of 2 and 3 bedroom duplexes and terrace under the mass housing scheme at Minfa Garden Estate, Lokogoma District, Abuja. (2007)

2. 150 Units of 2 and 3 bedroom bungalow and duplexes at Trademore Estate, Dutse Apo, Abuja (2008)

3. 3000 units of various house types at Trademore Mega City Estate, Sabon Lugbe, Abuja subscribed by civil servants and Nigerians generally.

4. 500units of various house types at AperAku Estate, Agan North Bank, Makurdi, Benue State.

5. 50 housing units at Emmanuel Estate, Badagry, Lagos.

6. 500 shopping units and banking halls at Platinum Mega Mall, Mabushi, Abuja

7. 70 units of 6 bedroom Duplexes Detached and 5 bedroom Semi- detached duplexes at katampe Hills, Kubwa Express, Abuja

8. 150 units of 2 and 3 bedroom at Minfa/ FMBNPPP Estate in Naze, Owerri Imo State

9. 1000 units of 2 and 3 bedroom houses at Ochendo Estate, UbaniIbeku Umuahia, Abia state

This citation will not be complete without mentioning his marriage which is blessed with three children.

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