Dr Amina Sambo-Magaji is the National Coordinator, Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE). In this role, she is responsible for coordinating the activities of the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship ecosystems through driving policy recommendations, initiatives and programs that will create a thriving and sustainable ecosystem. Under her stewardship at OIIE, NITDA has restructured the office to serve as an agile facilitator in the tech innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Dr Sambo-Magaji has an all distinction academic record. She holds a first-class degree in Computer Science from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi (ATBU) and a Masters with Distinction in Information Engineering with Network Management from Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen. Her PhD, also from RGU, is in the field of Artificial Intelligence specifically on developing algorithms for optimizing distributed problems and data analytics. Her research work has been published in reputable national and international platforms with several outstanding awards.