Young Baba J Adamu attended Ibrahim Arab Islamiya Arabic school and at the same time LEA Maiduguri Rd, Primary School in Kaduna and got his Primary Leaving Certificate in 1979. That same year, Baba J Adamu got admission into the Government Secondary School (GSS) Makarfi, Zaria Kaduna, where he graduated with seven credits in 1984. He was the Kitchen Prefect as well as the Social Club President at GSS Makarfi. He automatically got a scholarship by the Kaduna State government to study Civil Engineering at the Kaduna College of Science and Technology (CST), Polytechnic Kaduna. He got a direct admission to ND1. It was while in ND2 that again he received External Aid Scholarship to study abroad. He was selected from the State from among thousands of candidates as a result of his excellent WAEC results. Baba J Adamu had the option to go to the USA, Italy or Germany, but he was reluctant to go abroad for studies because he wanted to join the Nigeria army. He later decided to go and left to study civil engineering in Poland in Sept 1986.






Dr Baba J Adamu has participated in the Canadian Trade Missions to Africa   - South Africa, Nigeria, and Senegal following the G-8 commitment towards Africa:

He also participated as a team-member of the former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner in the Ukraine Presidential Election with co-operation with the EU, and 2005 National Political Conference (Confab) in Nigeria:



Baba J Adamu and his friend Garba Abubakar (who was his class mate in the primary school and also his classmate at the Kaduna Polytechnic) wanted to go the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA). It was his late uncle popularly called "Kawu" that finally advised and pushed him to accept and go abroad. By the time he decided to agree, the countries that were available were Bulgaria, Poland and Russia, so Baba J Adamu decided to go to Poland. He left on the 6th of Sept 1986 to Poland to commence the language school in Lodz, while his friend Garba Abubakar (currently Navy Commodore) went to the Naval College Onura, in Port-Harcourt, In Poland, Baba Adamu spent the first 12 months in the Lodz language school before proceeding to Wroclaw to commence studies at the Wroclaw University of Technology. He excelled in his class and always took early exams (reserved for excellent students), and he was the only foreigner in the department. He went on to become one of the best student and completed his master's degree in civil engineering with first class in 1993. He then moved to London, UK but 3 months later, he was called back by the same university on a Polish Government for a scholarship to do his doctorate degree (PhD) in Industrial research. He was to determine the stress effect of bulk materials stored in silos with flexible walls. He completed his PhD in the year 2000 while also teaching at the University.



  1. DOCTORATE DEGREE in TECHNICAL SCIENCES - Ph.D.  in Civil Engineering (silo technology) from University of Technology Wroclaw, Poland, 2000 (also lectured for 4 years);

  2. MASTER’S DEGREE in Structural engineering from University of Technology Wroclaw, Poland, 1993. (accredited in Albany, New York, USA).


  1. World Bank Washington DC, USA Open Campus (April 2017): Certificate Award on: Engaging Citizens: A Game Changer for Development;

  2. Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA (August 2012): Professional Certificate Award on: Enterprise IT Strategic Solution: Fundamentals of Strategy;

  3. ZTE University, Shenzhen, China (June, 2011):  Corporation Certificate Award on: Strategic National Security Network;

  4. The United Nations (UN) Institute for Training and Research - New York, USA (2006 – August 2007): Certificate Awards on: Global Terrorism, Peacekeeping & International Conflict Resolution and United Nations Working System;

  5. Centennial College, Centre of Entrepreneurship, Toronto, CANADA (March 2000 - 2001) Certificate Award (SEAP on Business) on computer engineering, internet architecture, software development, database and cyber-security;

  6. The Banff Academy for Business Calgary, Alberta, CANADA (March 2005): Certificate Award on Leadership Development: Courses - Management, Leadership & Business Processes;

  7. Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto Ontario, CANADA (July 2005): Certificate Award on Participatory Approaches to Monitoring and Evaluation: Courses include Monitoring & Evaluation of Projects;

  8. Government Secondary School (GSS), Makarfi, Zaria, Kaduna ( 1979 – June 1984): School Leaving Certificate & WAEC;

  9. LEA Primary School LEA Maiduguri Road (1973 – July 1979):  General Certificate of Education (GCE O’ Levels)

  10. Shehu Ibrahim Arab Islamic School, Tudun Nupawa Kaduna (1974 – June 1979): Islamic Studies and Recitation of the Holy Qur’an.




"Where despair and hopelessness exist, those who have the ability to take action have the moral responsibility to take action to help those who live on the bare edge of survival.  And democracy is more than the creed of our country, it is the inborn hope of our humanity, an ideal we must carry, a trust we must bear and pass along. And even after all these years, we have a long way yet to travel, that is why we must all be involved ..."  - Baba J Adamu


"Today, Nigerian ICT sector is at the cross roads. The direction we choose will determine not just our future but also the legacy we leave behind for future generations of knowledge workers in this country, who have the creativity to dream impossible dreams and the determination to translate those dreams into reality"...
- Baba J Adamu

“Given the emergence of new regional dynamics in development policy and practice, Arewa region MUST fine-tune current regional development perspectives and to develop new ones that are not only more in sync with the present and future global context but with the governance systems being currently adopted that are becoming more and more decentralized and grassroots oriented. States Governors within the Arewa region must come together to create and adopt the Arewa Regional Economic Plan with emphasis on a balanced approach to development and opportunity for all diversity irrespective of one’s tribe, social class, religious belief and even political affiliation; and establish targets for economic growth of the entire region taking advantage of our Demographic Shifts, which will fuel the growth of new sectors, markets, and service lines in our communities. The ability of our diversity to build strength and unity is the power that will propel the region and consequently, the Nigerian industry, into new dimensions of performance and inclusive growth. Catalyzing Inclusive Growth Through ICT-enabled solutions in healthcare, education, financial services and public services can drive socio-economic development and inclusion of more than 30 million citizens each year, faster, cheaper and more effectively than traditional models. The economic plan should be built on current regional opportunities, collaboration and innovation linking States macroeconomic models with regional development and economic plan termed: Regional Econometric Model”President ACRD 



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