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Mr. Richard Obita
Director Technical Services

Mr. Richard Obita is the Director of Technical Services at the National Information Technology Authority Uganda. Richard has over 10 years of experience in IT

Previously he worked as Director under the Directorate of Planning, Research, and Development at NITA-U where he was charged with the responsibility of overseeing the activities related to Planning and budgeting for the Institution and development of both Institutional and National strategies, frameworks, and policies in alignment with National objectives enshrined in the National Development Plan (NDP-III), ICT sector Strategic Plan and NITA-U Strategic Plan.
 He also worked as NITA-U’s IT Services Manager where he was charged with the responsibility of streamlining procedures for the acquisition and delivery of e-Government services to Government Ministries, Department and Agencies, and District Local Governments (MDAs/DLGs) in line with the strategy for Rationalization of IT services in Government. Before that, he worked as the Standards Officer at NITA-U.

Richard holds a Master of Business Administration-International Business (MBA-IB) from Amity University, a Master of Science Degree in Data Communications and Software Engineering (MSC.DCSE) from Makerere University Kampala, a Bachelor’s of Engineering in Telecommunications Engineering (BETE) from Kyambogo University and Diploma in Telecommunications Engineering (DTE) from Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology.