As part of the capacity building mechanisms of its staff and interns, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has an initiative of organizing a monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection Session which normally hosts people of robust experience to have a direct interaction with the staff and interns so that they learn from their challenges, failures and successes.
This month, the organization featured Alhaji Sagiru Muhammad MD Intersysyem Institute of Information Technology as guest Speaker for the month. The Executive Director of CITAD Engr. YZ Ya’u in his opening remark observed that the monthly event is meant to serve as experience sharing as well as learning ground for the staff and interns, emphasizing that people like Alh. Sagir Muhammad dedicated their lives to the community services especially for his involvement in IT issues in the community. YZ acknowledged the efforts and contributions of Alh Sagir Muhammad in CITAD activities especially during Annual ICT Quiz among others.
Alhaji Sagir Muhammad who has been into IT businesses for the past 27 years started the lecture with an explanation on leadership, leadership styles and quality of leadership. He then gave the history of his background and how he develops interest in IT.
While motivating the participants he said that passion, determination and commitment are the stepping stones to every success individual. He urged the youths to be innovative, patient, determine and believe in themselves. He said that sometimes at back he involves into politics where he participated in political activities since from PRP during the second republic and for recent served under Alh. Muhammad Sani Abacha as a campaign coordinator. “I am into politics not to make money but as the way to serve the mercies”. Alh Sagir said
The session which lasted for more than three hours has broadly discussed vital issues and allowed the participants to ask questions, comments and make observations. Then Malam Ahmad Abdullahi Yakasai made the vote of thanks and presented some of the CITAD’s publications to the guest speaker.