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NITDA Boss Becomes Fellow Of British Computer Society


By Ijeoma Ndubisi

Abuja  –    Dr Isa Ibrahim, the Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has been inducted as a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) for showcasing his experience in the Information Technology profession.

Mrs Hadiza Umar, the Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja, said that Ibrahim was recognised for his contributions to advancing the standard of IT in the country.

The British Computer Society (BCS) is an international leading professional body of IT experts.

The statement quoted BCS as congratulating Ibrahim on the fellowship and welcomed him to the Chartered Institute for IT.

“As a fellow of the institute, you take your place among the most senior and respected IT professionals.

“It’s evident that you have demonstrated leadership in the Nigerian IT sector,’’ BCS said.

The society said that Ibrahim had influenced significant changes in regulation and IT project clearance for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to achieve common goals and promote government digital services.

The Director-General in his reaction to the conferment, pledged to uphold the institute’s values and mission in the country and across board, thereby, promoting the IT industry.

He said, “being a fellow of the BCS is a valued asset, it is a combination of knowledge and experience to influence the industry professionally.’’

Ibrahim, who was born in 1972, graduated from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University of Technology in 2001, where he obtained his first degree in Bachelor of Technology (BTech) and MBA in Technology Management from the same university.

He obtained his doctorate degree in Computer Information System from Robert Gordon Univeristy, Aberdeen, Scotland.

He assumed office as the D-G of NITDA in on Sept. 27, 2016.

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