The Executive Head

William Idoniboye – SSA on ICT

On November 9, 2015 William B. Idoniboye, was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Information and Communication Technology.

Mr. Idoniboye’s career in the ICT field has been over the last 20 years based in Washington DC. He currently holds the CompTIA Security+, Microsoft MCP, MCSA & MCSE, Cisco CCNA as well as VMware VCA and VCP6 ICT Certifications. He has a wide grasp of ICT knowledge having worked as a local, state and federal employee and later consultant in the USA, including international ICT projects as a team manager or technical lead to various countries such as Afghanistan, Albania, Uganda, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam, Benin Republic and so forth.

His last corporate position was with Dell Federal Services USA as a Federal Contractor leading the US Government’s Federal Archives Virtualization Initiative in College Park, MD. He has garnered extensive experience in the Information Technology field and has previously worked at the US Department of Agriculture, WellPoint/BCBS, MainOne Cable (Nigeria), USGBC, USAID, Creative Associates International as well as for the District of Columbia Washington DC Government.

Mr. Idoniboye has vast experience in ICT engineering, especially related to his passionate commitment to re-shaping cutting edge technology to fit emerging countries, while promoting the growth of local ICT capacity through training and real knowledge transfer. With his long list of accomplished ICT-driven projects across the globe, and a devoted approach to smart work, he brings to the table a deep understanding of what it takes to get ICT projects done in variable and challenging environments.

Goals and Objectives

CREATE AND MAINTAIN THE ENTERPRISE NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE TO PROVIDE NETWORK CONNECTIVITY AND EMAIL TO ALL GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN RIVERS STATE, AS WELL AS TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR ALL RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT WEBSITES.
PROVIDE CONTINUOUS TRAINING AND RE-ORIENTATION OF ALL CIVIL/PUBLIC SERVANTS, ICT INTERNS AND RIVERS STATE RESIDENTS IN THE ADOPTION AND USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY.
PROMOTE EFFICIENCY IN GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS THROUGH THE AUTOMATION OF GOVERNMENT PROCESSES, ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS USING INFORMATION AND
COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY.
DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT STRATEGIES TO GROW THE
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR IN RIVERS STATE, AND WORK WITH OTHER BODIES TO PROMOTE THE ADOPTION AND USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY.

Our Achievements

  • Rivers State Secretariat Complex
  • Government House, Port Harcourt
  • Board of Internal Revenue
  • Office of The Deputy Governor
  • Government House Clinic
  • Produce House
  • Rivers State House of Assembly Complex
  • Ministry of Women Affairs
  • Office of The Surveyor General
  • Utilities (DNS, DHCP, Active Directory)
  • Mail/Calendaring system
  • Workflow collaboration
  • Database system
  • Ministry of Budget Application
  • Ministry of Finance Payroll Application
  • Voice – Telephony
  • Central anti-virus
  • Print Service
The following voice services have been established for the state:

  1. Citizens calls to MDAs
  2. Commissioners Access Line
  3. Telephones for all Commissioners, Permanent Secretaries
  4. Conference Bridge
  5. Citizen Access line – 0700-OUR-RVSG(0700-687-7874)

Address

Rivers State ICT Department,

First Floor, Point Block, Wing B,

Rivers State Secretariat Complex,

Port-Harcourt, Rivers State,

Nigeria.

Email/Phone Number

support@riversstate.gov.ng

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