The Automobile & Touring Club of Nigeria (ATCN), was founded in 2009 by BAMAIYI, Ishaku Bamaiyi who is also it's President. He is a graduate of Economics and Law from Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State and Baze University, Abuja. He is also Called to the Nigerian Bar.
He founded this Club with the aim of promoting tourism, campaign for road safety and organise motorsport activities and championships from grassroot level to national, also create opportunities for participation in international events. The opportunity presented itself in 2019 and he led Team Nigeria to take part in the Gymkhana Prix in Taiwan.
He has selflessly organised different programmes for ATCN in a bid to acquire eligiblity status as an affiliate to the FIA which in turn guaranteed the inclusion of ATCN, in 2012, to be affiliated with the world governing body for motorsport and motoring for the Mobility Arm of its operations in Nigeria. In 2018 it was delegated the motorsport power to sanction all motorsport activities including licensing of events and drivers for National and International participation (International and National Competition Licenses).
His competencies include route design, motorsport safety and marshalling, hillclimbing, also a specialist in Sports and a brilliant lawyer when he has to practice law.