Aminu Maida: Things To Know About New NCC EVC



Following the appointment of Aminu Maida as the new Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Wednesday, DAILY POST has outlined the profile of the Commission’s chief executive.

Maida replaced Prof Umar Danbatta, who had served the Commission since 2015 as EVC/CEO.


Maida was born in 1979 to the late Mallam Wada Maida from Katsina State, a Chief Press Secretary to former President Muhammadu Buhari when he was head of State.

The new NCC boss, Maida, 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.

Until his appointment, Maida was the Executive Director of technology operations at Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS).

He is a seasoned-technical professional with over 15 years of multi-functional and international experience in FinTech & Telecoms & Enterprise Technology.

Before his appointment at NIBSS, Aminu was CTO at the Nigerian-based FinTech Arca Payments Network and Senior Manager at Cisco Systems UK


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