Engr. SALEH ABDULLAHI YAKUBU – DIRECTOR, MONITORING AND EVALUATION
He holds a B.Eng. Civil and Water Resources Degree from the University of Maiduguri (1992) and a PGD in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from the National Open University (NOUN), Abuja. He also holds Masters in Development Studies (MDS), Certificate from the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA), Kaduna and Masters in International Affairs & Diplomacy (MIAD) from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
A member of NSE and registered with COREN, he started his public service career at the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing as Engineer II (Flood & Erosion Control) in May 1993. He was later appointed Civil Engineer II in the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in October 1993. He left NPA in 2007 and worked with the Private Sector for two years. In continuation of his Public Service Career, He is currently the Director/Head of Department of Project Development & Implementation Department at Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA).
ABUBAKAR SANI JEGA – DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATION/HUMAN RESOURCES
He holds a BSc. (Ed.) Business Education, National Certificate of Education (NCE), Higher National Diploma in Public Administration (HND), Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA).
He is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Administration, Member Nigeria Institute of Management and a fellow of the National Defense College (FDC) Nigeria.
He joined the Federal Civil Service in 2007. He Kick-started his civil Service. Career at the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation as Principal Administrative Officer. He was also posted to the following Ministries and Agencies of government, Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs, State House, Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Ministry of Health, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA). He is currently Director Administration and Human Resources in the Border Communities Development Agency.
UMOGBAI IVIOSIMHE CHRISTIAN – DIRECTOR, FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS
The current Director Finance and Accounts is Mr. Umogbai Iviosimhe Christian.
SADIQ ABDULLAHI ISAH – DIRECTOR, PLANNING, INTER-GOVERNMENTAL & COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Mallam Sadiq Abdullahi Isa completed his Primary School education in 1981 at Mansur Central Primary School, Gembu, Sardauna LGA and his Secondary School education in 1986 at Government Science Secondary School Donga all in Taraba State. He attended University of Maiduguri and graduated in 1994 with a B.Sc Hons (Second class upper) from the Faculty of Agriculture majoring in Animal Science and Production. In 1995 after completing his NYSC national service at Government House, Calabar, he enrolled at Taraba State Polytechnic, Jalingo where he obtained a Certificate in Computer Studies after which he did an Advance Computer System Operations programme at Information Technology Associates in Yola, Adamawa State in 1997. He was at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna from 2013-2015 where he completed a Postgraduate programme with a Masters Degree in Conflict, Security and Development (MCSD). He is a certified Public Procurement specialist having attended and passed the Bureau of Public Procurement conversion training examination in July, 2019. Mallam Sadiq Started his working career in 1996 as a Lecturer with the Faculty of Science, College of Education, Jalingo where he was also the Faculty Examination Officer. In 2003 he was appointed as the pioneer Special Adviser to the Governor of Taraba State on ICT. He later became the Chairman of Ibi Local Government Council in 2005. In 2006 he was appointed as a Commissioner and member of the Taraba State Executive Council and posted to the Ministry for Transport & Aviation and subsequently Ministry of Information in 2007.
He joined the federal service in 2010 as Chief Planning Officer with the Border Communities Development Agency where he rose to the position of Director Planning in January 2022.
Engr. BONET PETER HABILA – HEAD, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION
He holds a B.Eng. Civil Engineering obtained from ABU in 2000, A Post Graduate Diploma in Production Operation Management from Kaduna Polytechnic Year 2006. He further holds a Master’s degree in civil engineering earned from Ahmadu Bello University in 2009, and also a Master’s degree in project management earned from Rome Business School, Lagos 2022. He is a member Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). He is also a member American Society of Civil Engineer (ASCE). He is an Associate Chartered Project Manager (ACPM) and a Fellow Nigerian Institution of Procurement Engineers (NIProcE). He is currently Acting Director Project Development and Implementation Department in the Border Communities Development Agency.
OSAYANDE EWERE ESOHE (MRS.) – HEAD, LEGAL
Mrs. Osayande Ewere Esohe is the current Legal Adviser of the Agency.