Ahmadu Musa Kida is a Nigerian engineer and former basketball player.[1] He hails from Borno State in Nigeria . He is the Deputy Managing Director, Deep Water Services, of Total Nigeria,[2] and he is also the president of the Nigerian Basketball Federation.[3][4]



Kida received his degree in civil engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1984. He obtained a postgraduate diploma in petroleum engineering from the Institut Francaise du Petrol (IFP) in Paris.[5][2]



Kida started his career as a professional at ELF Petroleum Nigeria as a trainee engineer and materials coordinator.[2] Mr Musa joined Total Exploration & Production Nigeria in 1985 and has over 32 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry.[6] Mr Musa was appointed the Deputy Managing Director of TEPNG Deepwater District as well as on the Board member of Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria on August 1, 2015.[7]

Kida became a member of the Total E&P Nigeria board in 2014 as executive director for the Port Harcourt district.[5][8]

In August 2015, Kida was appointed as the deputy managing director of the Deepwater district in Lagos.[8]

In 2024, Kida became Independent Non-Executive Director at Pan Ocean-Newcross Group.



Mr Musa attended several professional courses that includes the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard Business School both in the USA.[9]

He is a member of Society of Petroleum Engineers International, a chartered Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) as well as a registered Member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).[10]

Mr Musa plays Basketball and is the current President of the Board of Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF)[11]

Nigerian Basketball Federation


Kida was elected president of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) in June 2017.[3]

Personal life


Kida is married and has four children.[8]


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  2. ^ a b c "Total appoints Ahmadu-Kida as DMD". guardian.ng. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b "BREAKING: Ahmadu-Kida emerges new NBBF president". punchng.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  4. ^ "NBBF signs N60 million leagues' deal with Total".
  5. ^ a b "Kida: The maker of Nigeria's glorious years in basketball". The Sun Nigeria. 2020-03-18. Retrieved 2020-05-30.
  6. ^ "Engr. Ahmadu-Kida Musa, TOTAL E&P Nigeria - Oil and Gas Council | Oil & Gas | Events". Retrieved 2020-05-29.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Africa Oil Week - Ahmadu Kida Musa". www.africa-oilweek.com. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  8. ^ a b c "Total E&P Nigeria Gets New Deputy Managing Director, Deepwater District". total.com. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Total appoints Ahmadu-Kida as DMD". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2015-08-12. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  10. ^ "Full Programme | Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition (NOG)". www.cwcnog.com. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  11. ^ "NBBF – Channels Television". Retrieved 2020-05-29.