Idris Mohammed Yelwa, PhD, hails from Borno State. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Maiduguri, and joined NITDA in 2009. Dr. Yelwa has worked in various capacities in the Agency. He is also a chair and member of several standing committees. He rose to the position of Director, Human Resource and Administration in October 2017.
In his role as, the Head of Human Resource and Administration (HR&A) department, he has contributed immensely to delivering a considerable number of programmes and processes geared towards better Human Resource Management. Currently, he oversees the Department of Human Resource and Administration and reports to the Director General/ CEO for the day to day running of the department. Dr. Yelwa is highly experienced in team building and has demonstrated good ability in building result oriented relationship among staff and stakeholders. He has attended several courses, seminars, workshops and conferences on Human Resource, Administration, Leadership, Management and Team Building both locally and internationally.
He is a consummate administrator and is a chartered Human Resource Professional (CHrP).