Hadiza Umar (Mrs), the Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations at the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has been awarded the Fellowship of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) at the investiture on Wednesday, August 24 2022.
A journalist, PR professional with practical experience, Hadiza Umar has worked in different faculties from the period of her employment in 1997.
She joined the NITDA from NBC in 2009 as the Head of Corporate Affairs.
She hails from Gwoza LGA of Borno State, a graduate of Mass Communication from University of Maiduguri, Borno State.
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, Hadiza Umar 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 knowledge-driven economy.
Mrs Umar has attended various PR and Management Training programmes and conferences national and international.
She is also a member of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); African Business School (ABS); Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Corporate Administration (CICA).