By Lawal Gwanda
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Dr. Aminu Maida as the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy.
A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale said Dr. Aminu Maida was appointed by the president to the position based on his professionalism and wealth of experience and the appointment takes immediate effect.
Before his new appointment, Dr. Aminu Maida was the Executive Director Technology & Operations at Nigeria Inter Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS .
A seasoned – technical professional with over 15 years multi – functional and international experience in FinTech & Telecoms & Enterprise Technology.
Prior to his appointment at NIBSS Dr. Aminu Maida was the CTO at the Nigerian based Fin Tech Arca Payments Network and Senior Manager at Cisco Systems UK.
He holds an MEng in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College London and a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bath UK.
Dr. Aminu Maida as new EVC/CEO of the National Communication Commission is married with children.