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Mrs Hadiza Umar

Mrs Hadiza Umar, a journalist, PR professional with practical experience, has worked in different faculties from the period of her employment in 1997. She joined the Agency in 2009 as the Head of Corporate Affairs.


With thorough understanding of government operations, she has demonstrated a good relationship between the Agency and stakeholders in the Information Technology industry in Nigeria and global IT community.

Through her supervisory role, Mrs Umar was able to relate, maintain and sustain a favourable communication channel and understanding between the Agency and its public, while collaborating with various departments to provide updates on IT services and monitoring of NITDA collaboration network with focal organisations and stakeholders both national and international.

With her vast experience and training in public relations management and practices, she is determined to reposition NITDA using the various PR tools and strategies towards achieving its vision as the prime catalyst for transforming Nigeria into a sustainable digital economy.

Mrs Umar has attended various PR and Management Training programmes and conferences national and international. She is also a Fellow of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); Fellow, Africa Public Relations Association (APRA); Member, African Business School (ABS); Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Corporate Administration (CICA).