Atended the New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan Campus, Broadway by 63rd Street, opposite the slick world acclaimed Trump International Hotel, by Columbus Circle and Time Warner (CNN) Plaza, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Atended the New York University, NYU, Brooklyn Campus by Myrtle Avenue – Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Studied Industrial Engineering & Operations Management.
Conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degree in Enterpreneurship by the University of Entrepreneurship & Technology, State of Delaware, USA.
Audu Bida Development Company Limited was the Receipient of the Young Entrepreneurship Award for the Year 2017 presented by the World Peace & Diplomacy Organisation in conjunction with the Asian African Chamber of Commerce & Industry, AACCI, www.asianafrican.org, University of Entrepreneurship & Technology, State of Delaware, USA in Partnership with the Institute of Company and Commercial Accountants of Nigeria during the Global SMEs Summit which took place at NECA House, Alausa, Lagos, Nigeria in July 2018.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida, FCME, Ph.D is a Board Member, Board of Governing Council at the Asian African Chamber of Commerce & Industry, AACCI, www.asianafrican.org
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida, FCME, Ph.D was Inducted as a Fellow by the Institute of Master Industrial Management Enterpreneurship, www.instmime.org and conferred with a Certificate as a Fellow Certified Master Entrepreneur, FCME by the Institute of Master Industrial Management Enterpreneurship during the Kaduna Enterpreneurship Evolution, which took place at the Kaduna Recreation Club, Kaduna, Nigeria in 2019.
The Institute of Master Industrial Management Enterpreneurship, www.instmime.org was the receipient of the United Nations 2019 Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary contributions to industrial management and enterpreneurship activities globally. In Comemoration of the 2019 Children’s Day.
The Audu Bida Group of Companies was founded by the the late Rt. Honourable Alhaji Audu Bida, MHA, Billionaire construction mogul, Philanthropist, international businessman, politician (Financier of the first Republic of Nigeria ruling party, the Northern Peoples Congress, NPC and Member Representing Kaduna Capital Territory 1963 – 1966 in the former Northern Region government of Nigeria).The late Honourable Alhaji Audu Bida, MHA was the very first indigenous Northern Region government contractor to go into a Joint-Venture Cooperation Agreement with the British colonial powers as evidenced by the Joint-Venture contruction company known then as Audu Bida & Costain West Africa Limited formed in 1958 with Headquarters in Kaduna, Nigeria.
SOME PAST PROJECTS EXECUTED:
Audu Bida & Costain West Africa Limited executed numerous infrastructures development projects for the British colonial government, the Federal government of Nigeria and Northern Region government including the development of the Ahmadu Bello Stadium which was one of the 8 venues for the FIFA UNDER-17 World Cup which took place in Nigeria in 2009.The Ahmadu Bello Stadium was the 1st international standard sports stadium Complex in northern Nigeria was commissioned in 1964 by the late Sir Ahmadu Bello, MHA, KBE, Sardauna Sokoto, the former Premier of Northern Region, Nigeria. Audu Bida & Costain West Africa Limited developed and executed several infrastrucurss projects for the governments of defunct Northern Region including rodas, bridges, housing including Jaafaru Estate, Kabala Costain, Kaduna which was the first low cost housing estate in northern Nigeria.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida, FCME, Ph.D was the Executive Director, Projects monitoring and supervision at Audu Bida & Sons United Company Limited, a member of the Audu Bida Group of Companies. Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida was responsible for the execution of the Federal government of Nigeria contract awarded to Audu Bida & Sons United Company Limited for the construction of Universal Basic Education, UBE Teachers Training schools project for the construction of access roads, classrooms and sports fields in 10 locations viz; Doko, Wushishi, Paiko, Izom in Niger State, Wasagu and Sokoto in Sokoto state, Yauri and Rijau in Kebbi State. Audu Bida Group of Companies was one of the foremost oldest Nigerian indigenous Building and Civil Engineering Construction companies in Nigeria in the 1940s,1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida, FCME, Ph.D, was a major local content contractor/ supplier to the French Multinational automobile giant, Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited, PAN, Kaduna Assembly plant from 1990 to 2005. Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida was responsible for the supply of auto components including car Hi-fi stereos, car audio speakers, car fire extinguishers, traffic hazard triangles and other local content autocomponents for the manufacture of different models of over 100,000 Peugeot cars and vans. The various models of Peugeot cars and vans included the Peugeot 504 GR, 504 SL, 504 GL, 504 L, 504 SR, 504 Pick up Vans, 504 Ambulance,
504 Trucks, 504 Expert, 505 GR, 505 Evolution, 304 SR etc.
Was the Exclusive Representative for J.P. Chamberlain, Inc, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA, the World acclaimed manufacturers and engineering constructors of modular refineries. Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida was responsible for negotiations with the Presidency for a high level meeting which took placd at the State House, Presidential Villa, Abuja, Nigeria with His Excellency, the former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo towards the promotion of the establishment of modular refineries in Nigeria. In attendance at the meeting were top level Federal government of Nigeria officials including the former Chief of Staff to the President, General Abdullah Mohammed, the former National Security Adviser, General Aliyu Gusau, the former Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mr. Jackson Gaius Obaseki, the former NNPC Group Executive Director, Refining & Petrochemicals, Engr. Mansur Ahmed etc. The pioneering efforts of Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida, FCME, Ph.D led to the decisions reached at that historic meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja which culminated to the formulation of the first Comprehensive National Policy for the establishment of Private refineries in Nigeria as announced in 2002 by Dr. Rilwan Lukman, the former Presidential Adviser on Petroleum and Energy, a One time Nigeria Minister of Petroleum Resources and former OPEC Secretary General.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida was a Special Guest at the WBOK 12.30 AM/ FM Radio Station, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, political programme, “The Clark’s Political Report”, hosted by Dr. Gary Clark, Ph.D, in the live radio talk show interview of Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida, during Dr. Engr Bida’s visit to New Orleans, Louisiana, USA and featuring Professor Nchor Ockon, Ph.D, the Professor of Political Science Program, Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA and President/CEO, African World Network Organisation Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Dr. Engr. Umaru Audu Bida was in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA at the invitation of the African World Network Organisation Inc., as the Special Guest Speaker at the “FORUM ON PUBLIC- PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AND ITS IMPACT ON NIGERIA’S DEVELOPMENT”, organised by the
African World Network Organisation Inc., which took place in Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The Forum was organised to attract and promote trade, investments, cultural and economic cooperation between the USA and Nigeria.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida was conferred with Certificate of Recognition by the Mayor of the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA by Mr. Mitchell Landrieu (Mr. Mitchell Landrieu was also the former Chairman of the Conference of Mayors of the United States).
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida was conferred with an Honorary Citizenship of the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA by the Mayor of the City of New Orleans, Mr. Mitchell Landrieu for his efforts and contributions in the promotion of Trade, investments, Cultural ans Economic cooperation between yhe city of New Orleans and Nigeria.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida is also a recipient of an award by Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana, presented by the President Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Dr. Walter Kimbrough, Ph.D.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu was invited to an Official business lunch tour of the Port of South Louisiana, Globalplex International Terminal complex, (The World’s largest tonnage port), as part of the proposal between Universal Contractors Ltd/ Audu Bida Developments Co. Ltd and the Port of South Louisiana to establish sister port relationships with Nigerian ports such as Apapa, Tin Can, Baro port in Niger state and the newly established Kaduna Dry port.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida was conducted around the port facilities by the Deputy Director of the Port of South Louisiana, Mr. Henry Sullivan.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida, President, Audu Bida Development Company Limited was invited to the Capitol, Washington DC, USA and met with some Senators including some United States Senators and other US Congressmen and conducted on a tour of the CAPITOL by Mr. Alex St. James, Vice President of the United States Foreign Exports Development Group Consortium, US FED Group LLC, Washington DC, and appointed as the United States of America Foreign Exports Development Group Consortium (Special Envoy Extraordinary for trade and investments) and Public-Private-Partnership Representative for Nigeria.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida was the Nigerian Exclusive Sales Representative for Rokon Agricultural equipment Manufacture Plant, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA, 1983-1990.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida worked as a commodities consultant at Goetham Equities Inc., New York City, USA.
Audu Bida Dev.Co.Ltd & JV Partners is partnering with Invest in Brazil, www.investinbrazil.co.uk, with a view to aquisition of 70% share holding in the development of the Tambaba Country Club Resort, Brazil. The Tambaba Country Club Resort is a 150 Hectare five-star mixed-use hotels, luxury Villas, condominium and tourist resort situated in the north east of Brazil, 1.5Km from the coast and 25km from the state capital city of João Pessoa which is located in the state of Paraiba, North East Brazil. Brazil is South America’s most influential country, a rising economic power and one of the world’s biggest democracies.Brazil has a developing economy that is the twelfth largest in the world by nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and eighth largest by purchasing power parity in 2020. According to International Monetary Fund (IMF), Brazil’s 2020 nominal GDP was R$7.348 trillion or US$1.363 Trillion.
Dr. Engr. Umar Audu Bida, President / CEO Audu Bida Development Company Limited signed a Exclusive JV Cooperation Agreement with the China government state owned Corporation, the China National Corporation for Overseas Economic Cooperation, CCOEC, for Multi Billion Dollars Infrastructure development projects including the following projects:
- Establishment of 40 Modular refineries, 1 in Abuja and the 36 States of Nigeria.
- Establishment of 40 Petrochemical plants, 1 in Abuja and the 36 States of Nigeria
- Establishment of 40 Fertilizer Plants 1 in Abuja and the 36 States of Nigeria
- Establishment of 40 Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, plants, 1 in Abuja and the 36 States of Nigeria
- Developments of 1Million Solar Powered affordable mass housing in Abuja and the 36 States of Nigeria.
Audu Bida Dev.Co.Ltd has Joint-Venture Cooperation Agreement with Trinity Service Corporation, 112 North Curry Street, Carson City, Nevada, USA, www.trinityservicecorp.org, Engr. Val Fagre, President, for Trinity Service Corporation to act as the Audu Bida Dev.Co.Ltd International Project Manager for the development of infrastructures including social housing for urban and inter Afican MEGACITY housing developments in Nigeria and other developing countries in Africa, Brazil, Russian Federation, Asia and the Caribbeans with emphasis on Public
-Private-Partnership with the governmentsof Nigeria and the 36 State governments of Nigeria and the 54 member countries of the African Union who are members of the African Continentsl Free Trade Area ( AfCFTA ) agreement.
Audu Bida Dev.Co.Ltd is into negotiations for a Joint-Venture Cooperation Agreement contract with Multielement Industries, Atlantic, Georgia, USA / Norway/ Gran Canaria SL, Spain, www.multielement.com, Dr. Engr. Kent Dyreng, President, for the establishment of the Multibillion Dollars brand new Audu Bida – Multielement Industries Joint-Venture modular housing components production factories in Lekki Free Trade Zone Area, Nigeria for the production of 1,000,000 solar powered affordable Mass Housing Units per year on a 20 year programme in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 on Public- Private-Partnership with the Federal government of Nigeria.
The Multielement Pre-cut modular housing units are the first environment friendly building concept designed for mass production. Affordable, fantastic insulation results in great energy savings, 100% ecological and 100% recyclable. With Multi Element, all types of buildings can be
built extremely quickly, due to its ultra-fast assembly system.Usable for any type of building – from a shed to a skyscraper – with the same ease and flexibility. Builds like LEGO: each element is connected to the next, making up the shell construction. Excels in every category, by every comparison. It is a super product! With Multi Element, you can build a new shell construction for a 100 square meters house or apartment in just three hours. This fantastic new Hi-Tec technology will revolutionize the building industry as we know it. That’s why we call it the remarkable element. Multielement Pre-cut modular housing components are the fastest modular housing production technology in the world today. Audu Bida Dev.Co.Ltd & Multielement is partnering with the African Union and governments within the 54 member countries of the African Union who are signatories to the African Continental Free Trade Zone Area, AfCFTA and Carribean and West Indies countries of Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Haiti, Hawai, the Seychelles Islands, Barbados, Brazil and the Russian Federation etc.
Audu Bida Dev.Co.Ltd was appointed by HomeTech, housing technology company, Pascais, Portugal, Dr. Luis Mascarenhas Pessoa C.E.O HomeTech, www.heisco.com as the accredited Representative company for the Cayman Islands, the Seychelles Islands and Nigeria for the uniquely designed HomeTech, www.heisco.com, the very low cost housing Technology. Audu Bida Dev.Co.Ltd in JV partnership with HomeTech is partnering the development construction of mass social housing solutions on Public-Private-Partnership with ghe governments of ghe Cayman Islands, the government of the Seychelles Islands developing countries of Africa, Asia, Middle East, Caribbean and West Indies and Brazil and Russia.
These proposed infrastructure development projects is on a strategic Public -Private Partnerships with the Federal government of Nigeria to be undertaken on a 20 year plan and is worth Billions of United States Dollars and is capable of creating up to 50 Million jobs and the overall value chain development of SMEs in Nigeria, the African Continental Free Trade Area
( AfCFTA ) and some selected counttries around the world withing the 20 year programme.