Monday, October 08, 2018

NCC names Titi Omo-Ettu board chair, Digital Bridge Institute - ITREALMS

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) has appointed Engr. Titi Omo-Ettu, as the new board chairman of Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), reports ITREALMS.

This development was confirmed by the chairman, NCC, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, last Friday in Abuja during inauguration of the board, congratulated Omo-Ettu while wishing him well in his new position.

Omo-Ettu, who was sighted at the headquarters of DBI alongside the Administrator, Digital Digital Bridge Institute, (DBI), Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, was obviously excited and grateful to God and the Federal Government and NCC management precisely for the honour to serve in this capacity.

DBI is an outlet of NCC established in May 2004 in the wake of the phenomenal worldwide growth of the telecommunications and Information Communications Technology (ICT) sectors in Nigeria.

Engr. Omo-Ettu, ITREALMS gathered was born July 14, 1949 in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. He received his secondary education at Adeola Odutola College, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State in (1963-1967) and proceeded to University of Lagos where he graduated with B.Sc degree in Electrical Engineering (1968-1973) and participated in Telecom Executive Management, Institute of Canada in 1990.

His professional career has an active link with telecommunications engineering, management and development that dates back to 1974. Omo-Ettu belonged to the pioneering set that served the Nigerian Youth Service Corps in Bauchi (then North Eastern State).

He commenced an engineering training with Department of Posts and Telecommunications, P& T and by mid-1980s he rose on his career role, which saw him serve as District Engineer/Manager, Territorial Manager, Project Manager/Contracting Officer, Senior Manager, National Network Maintenance and Senior Manager Network Planning respectively.

He retired from public service under then NITEL and in his passion pursued inspiring career in private practice and particularly in the change of the telecommunications landscape in Nigeria and globally too.

Today, he is a Telecommunications Consultant, Trainer and Publisher with focus on developmental processes. He has been Consultant to NCC, from its inception in 1993 to date serving the Commission in the areas of industry studies and research, universal service plans, and internet applications. He offers similar services to other private sector clients. He is presently Managing Consultant of Telecom Answers Associates, Founder of The Cyberschuul, and Publisher of

He is a recipient of several honours and awards from professional, trade and regulatory bodies such as Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Council for Computer Professionals Regulation in Nigeria (CPN), The Nigerian Society of Engineers, (NSE) The Nigerian Institute of Management, (NIM), and Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria, (ATCON). He served all these bodies at Council level.

A certified COREN engineer, Titi Omo-Ettu is fellows of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Telecom Executive Management Institute of Canada, respectively and member, Nigerian Institute of Management and has since assumed office in his new role as chairman, DBI.

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Pix: L-R: Engr. Titi Omo-Ettu, newly appointed Board Chairman of Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) being congratulated by the Board Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye after administering Oath of Office on DBI Board members following DBI Board inauguration in Abuja.

Pix2. L-R Mr. Felix Adeoye, Commission Secretary, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Engr. Titi Omo-Ettu, Board Chairman Digital Bridge Institute, (DBI) Sen. Olabiyi Durojaiye, Chairman Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Administrator, Digital Digital Bridge Institute, (DBI) during the Inauguration of DBI Governing Board, 5th October 2018 at the DBI Head office.

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