A Nigerian pro-technology and non-governmental organisation that advocates for sustainability through best practices in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector, Telecommunication and Technology Sustainability Working Group (TTSWG), has announced the appointment of its inaugural board members.
The board, according to a statement, consists of eminent personalities with proven track records within the telecommunication and technology industries.
They are the Chairperson, Engr. Abdu-Waya Mohammed, Head, Strategy at FCT Internal Revenue Service; the Vice-Chairperson, Dr (Mrs) Wunmi Hassan, President/CEO, High-Tech Centre for Nigerian Women and Youth; Iklimatu Ramallan, Founder/CEO of IQRAM & IRA Technologies; Dr Chris Uwaje (FNCS, FSP), Chair, Mobile Software Solutions Ltd; and Professor Francis Idachaba, Professor of Communication Engineering, Covenant University.
Engr. Abdu-Waya noted that “Nigerian businesses are fast redefining their operations around sustainable business models that create enduring value for all stakeholders and the planet.
“It is against this backdrop that TTSWG is positioned to propel more action in sustainability across industries by creating a strong network for collaboration.”
On the board members, he said, “It is an honour to serve these highly experienced and inspiring leaders.
The sooner the education of every stakeholder in the sector about sustainability, from product providers to customers, the faster we begin to protect more of our social and physical environment, health, and wealth for the future.”
Engr. Abdu-Waya Mohammed is a technology specialist with over 30 years of experience in the world of telecommunications both as an industry practitioner and in academia.
Dr (Mrs.) Omowunmi Hassan is an IT professional par excellence. She is the founder and national coordinator of the Women and Youth IT Capacity Building Centre.
Dr. Chris Uwaje is acclaimed as the pioneer of the National Information Technology Policy for Nigeria (2000-2002), which created the National IT Development Agency (NITDA).
Iklimatu Abubakar Ramallan is the Founder/CEO of IQRAM and IRA Technologies.
She is also the Co-Founder of Secure Agric, a food security focused organisation.
Francis Enejo Idachaba is a Professor of Communication Engineering at Covenant University and Director of the Covenant University Open and Distance Learning Unit.