He was the lead consultant for the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Nigeria, he designed and applied research tools used to conduct a survey of the capacity gaps of Nigerian Civil Servants (Training Needs Analysis). (2008/2009):
Working with the Department for International Development DFID funded States and Local Government Programme (SLPG) and the Jigawa State Government; he served as Lead Consultant in the development of a blueprint for the restructuring of the states’ bureaucracy.
As lead Management Consultant for Defence Industries Corporation (DICON), He designed a corporate restructuring programme that helped the multi-billion Naira ammunitions production company revamp its operations. He successfully applied the Mintzberg’s taxonomy approach to restructure DICON’s operations. In a follow-up consultancy in 2010, he developed a Leadership Pipeline for staff promotion for DICON that is currently being used by the firm.
Dahiru is bilingual, fluent in French and English and presents papers at International fora in both languages.