Mr. Alidu Abubakar Sadique, a Civil Engineer by profession with a Master’s Degree in Structures from the University of Nevada, Reno, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Railway Development Authority (GRDA). His railway professional career started in 1986 when he joined the Ghana Railway Company Limited then the Ghana Railway Corporation.
He rose through the ranks by dint of hard work to the position of Deputy Chief Civil Engineer in 1999. He left the Ghana Railway Company Limited in 2011 and joined the Ghana Railway Development Authority as a Deputy Director (Planning, Development and Research).
During his stay at Ghana Railway Company Limited, he was the area manager in charge of the Kumasi area from 1997 to 1999 and was the area Civil Engineer in Accra from 1991 to 1997.
He was the chair of the Entity Tender Committee from 1999 to 2003. He is also a member of the Ghana Institute of Engineers.