Shizzer Nasara Bada was born in Katsina, Katsina state, Nigeria, West Africa. She is an indigene of Kaduna state and is currently the Honourable Commissioner of Finance. She is the first to hold a dual role as Accountant General and Honourable Commissioner of Finance and the very first female Accountant General in Kaduna State. She has a degree in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the same university. She is a Certified Public Accountants (Ireland), Fellow Chartered Tax Accountant(FCTI), a Fellow of the West African Society for Communications and Administration in West Africa (FWASCA) a Fellow Certified National Accountant (FCNA), a Fellow Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC), a member Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM), CPA (Nigeria) and other professional bodies. She has a Certificate in Economic Development from Harvard, Certificate in Management from London Business School and is ACCA, UK Certified in International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).

She was a management consultant with Birc Consulting Ltd, Head, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Department, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) of the Presidency, Ag. Executive Secretary, Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency, General Manager (Finance and Administration) KADIPA, World Bank Project Accountant. She worked with Royal Bank of Scotland (UK), 02 UK Ltd, Nehemiah Housing Projects (UK) and Oasis International Centre (UK). She was the pioneer Project Coordinator for Kaduna Geographical Information Services and has also worked with the National Emergency Management Agency and Nigerian Investment Promotion Agency.

Politically, she has been the Director General of Campaign and Chairman APC Stakeholders Jema’a Local Government Area (LGA) and Chairman Election team Jema’a LGA. She has been commended by the Governor for her role with several awards including a National Productivity Award.

In her spare time, she loves to travel around the world, write, and work in media and creative arts. Her published work includes Bedtime Stories and Journey to the Pearl. She volunteers in the community to identify problems within her community and proffers simple attainable solutions to the problems using a consultative and participatory approach. She loves making a difference in the lives of the less privileged.