ENGR. BUKAR BABA AJI, FNIEEE, FNSE
Engr. Bukar Baba Aji is a rare breed among his contemporaries. He has risen from a humble beginning to excel in his chosen field of Engineering. Apart from his accomplishments as an Engineer and astute entrepreneur, Engr. Bukar Baba Aji’s passion for human development and his generosity have endeared him to many. His passion and enthusiasm for education propelled his desire to establish an affordable school as a foundation to cater for the educational needs of his immediate community and environs.
An advocate and strong believer in integrating Islamic education and Qur’an memorization into secular curriculum, Engr. Bukar’s long time desire became a reality with the birth of HHH Foundation School in 2018. The modest success recorded within the school’s short period of existence can be largely attributed to Engr. Bukar’s unwavering support and commitment to the ideals of the school’s integrated model of learning. He epitomizes the adage that says, “a successful farm demands the personal attention of the owner”.
Engr. Bukar is purposefully and passionately driven by the desire to create a platform that will ensure the grooming of the total Muslim children, who will uphold right Islamic virtues and etiquettes, while aspiring to become trailblazers in their chosen fields of endeavor. In his bid to make the school accessible to everyone that share in his vision and model of education, the fees have been made affordable to accommodate all segments of the community irrespective of tribe or status.
Engr. Bukar Baba Aji graduated from Ramat polytechnic Maiduguri in 2000 with a national diploma in electrical and electronics engineering and proceeded to his degree in 2002, Engr Aji bagged Bachelor’s Degree (B.Engr) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2007 from the prestigious University of Maiduguri. His undying quest for further studies spurred him to obtain a Master’s Degree (MSc) in Information Technology from the National Open University of Nigeria in 2015. To cap it all, he bagged a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) in Computer Science from Olabisi Onabanjo University in 2019.
A Project Management specialist, he has attended several professional development courses within and outside the country such as:
- Project Management by ESI International, UK
- Project Leadership Management by ESI International, UK
- Leadership and communication skills, UK
- Project Risk Management in South Africa
- Health and Safety course in Paris
- Contract risk and negotiation UAE
- Solar installation and maintenance, felicity solar CHINA
In the course of his professional career, Engr. Aji has worked with many governmental and non-governmental organizations. They include but not limited to:
- Digital Telecommunication and Satellite Company
- Telequip and Digital Ltd
- Hikam Engineering and consultancy Ltd
- Yobe State Ministry of Transport and Energy
- Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET).
Currently, he is the Personal Assistant to the Chairman/CEO of the Spectrum Group of Companies Ltd where he also doubles as the Director of Engineering and Technical Services. At Spectrum Group, he has a primary function and a responsibility of Design, Construction, Implementation, and Supervision of various projects within and outside the country.
Engr. Bukar Baba Aji is a Corporate Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), a registered Engineer by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and also, a Fellow of both the Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE) and that of the Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (FNIEEE).