Mr. Tata Omar started his banking career in 1991 at the Nigerian Agricultural & Cooperative Bank (NACB) as an Assistant Manager. He later joined the defunct Inland Bank Ltd in the year 1996 as a Deputy Manager.​He rose through the ranks to become Principal Manager overseeing the Apapa region and later Zonal Director, Lagos.

Following the merger between Inland and First Atlantic Banks to create the defunct Finbank Plc, Mr. Omar was appointed Zonal Executive in charge of Bauchi region which spans the Bank’s operations in the Northeastern region of Nigeria.

Mr Omar earned an M.Sc in Fisheries and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto. He also holds an MBA from the Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto and a Senior Management Programme Certificate from the prestigious Lagos Business School.​

He has attended numerous courses in Nigeria and abroad across different spheres including Credit Analysis, International and Foreign Trade, Bank Lending and Credit Management etc. He is an honorary senior member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).​