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Mohammed Saidu Kumo, PhD

Mohammed Saidu Kumo, PhD is the Director Research and Development Department (R&D). He Holds a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from University Putra, Malaysia. He bagged his Bachelors and Master degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria.

Dr. Saidu Kumo has put in twenty-seven years post-graduation working experience in the academia, IT and telecommunications industries. He began his career in the academia as a Graduate Assistant between 1997 and 1999 in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria. He worked as a pioneer Nigerian Telecommunications Limited’s (NITEL’s) Internet Point of Presence Help Desk manager, which serves as Internet Service Provider to sub ISPs in the North-Eastern region of Nigeria between 1999 and 2003.

He was thereafter, a Mobile Services Switching Centre Manager, in the Nigerian Mobile Telecommunications Limited (mTEL) (2003-2009) before returning back to his alma Mata as a lecturer in Electrical power systems engineering. He has to his credit more than twenty academic research papers in reputable journals and international conference proceedings.

Dr. Saidu Kumo is a registered member of COREN and NSE. He was opportune to acquire ICT technical trainings from Siemens Information and Communication Networks Training Institute, Motorola Training Institute, and ZTE University, Shenzhen, China. He is also an ISACA’s COBIT Design and Implementation Certified