Dr. Bashir Gwandu

Dr. Gwandu  is currently the Chairman of the Commonwealth ITU Group (CIG). He was also the Executive Commissioner (Technical Services) of telecommunications sector regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and was also the Chairman of Radiocommunications Advisory Group of the ITU (the RAG), and the Vice Chairman of ITU-R Joint Task Group 4567 (JTG-4567). Gwandu has served as the Vice-Chair of Committee 4 of the ITU Radiocommunications Assembly 2012 (RA-12). He became the Chairman of the CIG in March 2012. He was the Acting EVC/ CEO of the NCC, from June to July 2010.

Dr. Gwandu has designed many devices that are used in the telecom industry, some of which have been patented in Europe and the United States. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer, and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Technology (IET) in the UK, and has published over 40 Electronic and Electrical Engineering Research papers in world-class Electrical Engineering journals and conference proceedings. Since 2002, Dr. Bashir Gwandu has been involved in research work on Regulation of Utilities.

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