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Abubakar Halilu Muazu

Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer


Educational Institutions Attended
S/N Institution Certificate Obtained Year
1. Tudun Wada Primary School, Gombe Primary School Certificate 1970
2. Government Secondary School, Gombe Senior Secondary School Certificate 1975
3. Kaduna Polytechnic National Diploma in Water Resources Engineering 1980
4. Kaduna Polytechnic Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Water Resources Option) 1982
5. NWRI, Kaduna Short Course in Water Planning with Minimum Data 1984
6. University of Birmingham, UK International Course on Water Resources Technology for Developing Countries 1987
7. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi Post Graduate Diploma in Civil Engineering 2001
8. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India 9th International Course on Small Hydropower Development. 2004
(i) Member Nigeria National Committee for International Hydrological Programs for UNESCO (NC-IHP UNESCO) from 1988 to date.
(ii) Member Nigerian Association of Hydrological Sciences (NAHS) 2004.
(iii) Member International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) 2004.
(iv) Registered Engineer (COREN), Nigeria. 2003
(v) Member International Network on Small Hydro Power for UNIDO (SHP) 2004.
(vi) Member Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE). 2006
(Viii) Member Nigerian National Committee on Large Dams/ NICOLD and International Commission on large Dams (ICOLD) 2006.
(ix) Corporate Member International Hydropower Power Association (IHA).

(i) Design and construction of Ikara Water Supply Dam, Kaduna Polytechnic Nigeria, 1982.
(ii) Monthly River Flow Simulation Model for Upper Umsweswe River in Zimbabwe, University of Birmingham UK – 1987.
(iii) Case Study paper on mitigating the effects of Drought at Upper Benue River Basin – submitted at the Second Biennial National Hydrology Symposium organized by F.M.W.R. & UNESCO – NNC – IHP at Kaduna NWRI. 1994.
(iv) Technical Report on the Impact of Lagdo Dam in the Cameroon Republic on Upper Benue Basin Nigeria, Nov. 1999.
(V) Safety & Integrity analysis of Earth & Rock fill Dams. A Case Study of Dadinkowa Dam in Upper Benue Basin. A partial fulfillment for Registration by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering Practice in Nigeria (COREN) 2003.

(vi) Water Resources Management, Policy Strategies and the Challenges of Sustainable Development. A Case Study of Upper Benue Basin. NAHS First Annual General Conference Federal University of Technology, Yola Dec 2003.
(vii) Feasibility Study Proposals for Small Hydropower Development Projects for 150kw Waya Dam SHP Bauchi, 16MW Kiri Dam SHP Adamawa, 3MW Monkin Dam SHP Taraba. Under Energy Commission of Nigeria & UNIDO Initiatives on Small Hydropower Development in Nigeria, 2003 to 2004.
(Viii) Paper presentation on Basic elements in site evaluations. ECN & UNIDO Initiatives on Small Hydropower Development in Nigeria, OORBDA Abeokuta October, 2004.
(ix) JMS 015 Mid -Latitude Droughts in a Changing Climate, A Case Study of Upper Benue Basin, Nigeria, at 24th IUGG General Assembly in Association With, IAHS Perugia Italy July 2007.
(x) A Case study for Kiri Dam Small Hydropower Development at 76th ICOLD AGM Sofia Bulgaria June, 2008.
(xi) Detailed bankable feasibility study on Kiri Dam hydropower development sponsored by USTDA in collaboration with Princeton Energy Resources International (PERI) MDA U.S.A, December, 2009- January, 2010.
(xii) A case study for Waya Dam in Bauchi Pilot Small Hydropower Project at 5th International Hydropower Forum in Hangzhou P.R. China May, 2009.
(xiii) Presentation of UBRDA Water Resources development potential to JICA Study team on Project review and Update of Nigerian Water Resources Mater Plan Stake Holders Workshop. July, 2001