Engr. Nicholas Dumebi Madu, PhD, FNSE

Director, Water Supply and Support Services

Born in Jos Plateau State on the 5th December, 1965, a native of Ibusa, Oshimilli North Local Government Area, Delta State. He obtained his certificates at St John Primary School Ibusa, Delta State in 1976, Government Collage, Lagos in 1981, Federal School of Arts & Science, Sokoto in 1983, a Diploma (Civil Engineering) from the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State in 1987, B. Eng. (Civil Engineering) University of Ilorin, Kwara State in 1991, M.Sc. (Construction Management) University of Lagos in 1993, and PhD (Construction Management) Federal University of Technology Minna in 2021.

PhD Thesis: -“Cost control model for Effective Dam projects

                        Delivery in Nigeria”, and

Publication: – “Assessment of Drivers and Challenges of Cost          

                        Control Techniques in Dam Projects Delivery 

                        in Nigeria”

A Fellow of Nigeria Society of Engineers since 2009.

He worked briefly with Oladisun Ige & Partners;“Engineering Consultants and Project Managers” in Lagos 1992-1993, he joined Federal Ministry of Water Recourses in 1993 till date. During these years he was appointed Executive Director Operations, Cross River Development Authority 2009, the Managing Director, Cross River Basin Development Authority 2009 – 2011; a member, Board of National Centre for Hydropower Research and Development (NACHRED) Ilorin 2018 till date. He was appointed Director (Civil Engineering) in Department of Dams and Reservoir Operations 1st January, 2021 and on 11th January, 2023 deployed to the Department of Water Supply and Support Services as Director.

Dr. N. D. Madu has attended many short Courses, Programmes, Conferences and Seminars both within and outside the country since joining the Federal Ministry of Water Resources in 1993.

He is happily married with three children.