Academic Directors

 

 

DIRECTOR DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (DICT)

 

 

AIR CDRE BD SOLOMON

 

Air Commodore Bgmibgmitawuza David Solomon was born on 3 September 1969. He hails from Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State. The officer completed his primary education at Bosso Primary School Minna in 1980 before proceeding to Air Force Military School Jos and graduated in 1986. In 1987 he attended the Nigerian Defence Academy as a member of 39 Regular Course where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) in Mathematics and was commissioned pilot officer in September 1992.

 

The officer attended Officers’ Basic Engineering Course from Sep 91 to Jul 93, Military Police Officers’ Basic Course 16 at the Nigerian Army School of Military Police Bassawa, Zaria from Sep to Dec 94. He also attended Student Pilot Course 32 at 401 Flying Training School Kaduna between 1997 and 2001 where he flew the Air Beetle aircraft. The officer attended Junior Division Staff Course 49 in 2000 and Senior Division Staff Course 27, from Aug 04 to Jul 05, both at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Nigeria. He underwent Type rating Course on the F-7NI & FT-7NI aircraft in China from Mar to May 09. The senior officer attended the National Defence University Islamabad, Pakistan from Aug 14 to Jul 15 where he obtained MSc degree in National Security and Defence Studies.

 

Air Commodore Solomon attended several seminars and workshops some of which are; Total Quality Management Course at UNILAG CONSULT in 2004, Certified Recruitment Analyst Course organized by MEC India and CAMI USA in Oct 2006 at the Federal Palace Hotel Lagos, Seminar/Training Workshop on Democracy, Project Management Course from Nov to Dec 10 at the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry, Lagos. He also attended Continuing Airworthiness & Quality Management and Initial Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance Courses both at Surrey, United Kingdom in Sep 11.

 

The officer held various appointments some of which are; Administrative Officer, Vehicle Aerospace Ground Equipment Overhaul Centre at Ikeja between Sep 94 and Jun 95, member of Directing Staff from Jan 07 to Feb 09 at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji which earned him the insignia, psc(+).He was Military Assistant to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence from Jul 12 to Jul 14, Commanding Officer Jet Aircraft Overhaul Centre at 131 Engineering Group, Makurdi from Jul 15 to Nov 16 and Dean School of Postgraduate Studies at Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna from Nov 16 to Feb 17. He is a Member of Faculty (Directing Staff) and presently the Director ICT at National Defence College, Abuja.

 

The senior officer is a 14 handicap golfer, loves little children and enjoys nature. He also enjoys watching football. He is married to Elizabeth and have 4 boys.