A Bachelor of Engineering in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Engr. Mailadi Yusuf Abba Misau was appointed Director, Applied Meteorological Services in September 2017.

Engr. Mailadi comes to NiM͠et with a varied work experience (1981 – Date) in the fields of Education, Water Resources Management, Environmental Sustainability and Governance. During the course of his engagements in the mentioned sectors, the Director has had to interact with technocrats in and outside of Governments (at all levels), Policy and Decision makers (both Military and Civilian), Reviewers and Monitors, Civil Society and the Media. The major focus of Engr. has been service delivery improvement.

The Director has participated in many activities funded by development finance institutions like the World Bank, African Development Bank and international non-governmental organizations (like RTI International, Crown Agents of USA and FHI 360) and donor agencies (like USAID).

Engr. Mailadi has also practiced as a private consultant in the audit of some FGN projects under the Federal Ministry of Water Resources. He has attended many national and international workshops and conferences and participated in study tours of institutions and factories of manufacturers of equipments and other products.

Engr. hails from Misau LGA in Bauchi State and is married with six children.