Biographical Info

  • Gender Male
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Profession: Computer Scientist

Contact Info

  • Official Email:
  • Official Phone: +234-9-8724153
  • Official Website Visit Page
  • Official Address:
    NITDA Abuja Headquarters
    28 Port-Harcourt Crescent
    Off Gymbiya Street Area 11
    Garki Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
  • Official Post Address:
    28 Port-Harcourt Crescent Off Gymbiya Street Area 11 Garki Abuja, FCT, Nigeria

Education Qualification

  • PhD: Kansas State University (KSU) Manhattan, Kansas, USA
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Professional History

  • Director-General: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
  • Visiting Professor & Consultant : Community Safety Centre, Winston-Salem State University
  • Project Leader & Senior Systems Analyst and Programmer: Vianet Technologies, Inc, Plano, Texas
  • Senior Research Scientist & Task Manager: Infinop Inc., Denton, Texas
  • Head: Computer Services, National Directorate of Employment (NDE)
  • : Has over 32 years experience in software development and over 10 years industry experience in Information Technology in the United States of America before coming back to Nigeria to head NITDA
  • : Some of the popular software he has developed are in the area of Facial Recognition, WEB intercommunication infrastructure, 3D Grid Field compression using Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF)
  • : Cubic Spline Interpolation for application in weather forecasting, Lossy Binary Software for Imagery over 28.8 bit Communication and a Messaging Server Systems.

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow (Fellow): Fellow Nigerian Computer Society (NCS)
  • Member (Member): BulletPoint Image Computer Professional of Nigeria (CPN).
  • Fellow (Fellow): BulletPoint Image Fellow African Business School
  • Member (Member): Digital Equipment Users Society

Education Rank

  • Hon. Musa Msheliza Abdul
    Representative: BORNO - Askira-Uba/Hawul

  • Professor Cleopas Officer Angaye
    Director-General: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

  • Hon. Aminu Ribadu Hammantukur
    Representative: ADAMAWA - Furore/Song

Main Remuneration (Annual): Not Available
Other Remuneration (Annual): Not Available

Other Official Information

PUBLICATIONS He has over 30 research publications in Information Technology especially in software development