Issue #25   •   Quarter 3/4 Edition   •   December 2018


2014Q1-maryam-bayiFollowing the recent promotions at the Nigerian Communications Commission, management has redeployed some top management staff of the Commission for optimal performance. EVC of the Commission, Dr. Eugene Juwah, who announced the changes through a memo posted on the NCC portal, said Management had deemed it expedient to effect the changes, so that offices and responsibilities can be properly realigned for optimal service delivery.

The redeployment affected five directors, five Deputy Directors, and seven Assistant Directors. The erstwhile Director of Corporate Planning and Strategy Department, Ms. Funlola Akiode was appointed Director of the newly created Special Duties Department. Mr. Nnamdi Nwokike, former Director of Projects was redeployed to Corporate Planning as Director while the newly promoted Director and former Head of Legislative and Government Relations, Ms. Ayodeji Sofolahan was appointed Director of Projects. Mrs. Maryam Bayi (pictured), the former Head of Human Capital who was also promoted, was appointed the new Director of Consumer Affairs while Engr. Austin Nwaulune, former Head of Spectrum Administration, is now the Director of the Department.

Similarly, the Head of Universal Service Provision Fund, USPF, Mr. Abdullahi Maikano now stays on the job as Director/Secretary of USPF while Mr. Ibrahim Yakubu, a former Deputy Director at the USPF, moves over to the Policy and Competition Department to Head the Tariffs and Charges Unit.

Mrs. Amina Shehu, former Assistant Director in Corporate Planning Department was redeployed as Head, Human Capital while Dr. Ike Adinde of the Human Capital Department, an Assistant Director, was redeployed to the Corporate Planning and Strategy Department.

Mr. Inatimi Spiff, an Assistant Director formerly of Policy and Competition Department is now in Projects Department while Engr. Abba Adamu of Technical Standards Department, who was recently promoted, is now an Assistant Director with the USPF. Mr. Mohammed L. Ibrahim, newly promoted Assistant Director and Zonal Controller of Kano Zonal office, was redeployed to headquarters as Head, Legislative and Government Relations while the newly promoted Assistant Director in Projects Department, Mr. Alkasim Umar, now heads Kano Zonal Office. Mr Ogbonnaya Ugama, newly promoted as Assistant Director, moved from Corporate Planning Department to Policy and Competition Department.

The Special Adviser, Technical to the EVC, Engr Anthony Ikemefuna was transferred to the Department of Special Duties while Engr Edoyemi Ogo, formally of the Spectrum Department is now the current Special Adviser, Technical to EVC.