Engineer Amadu Laziz Wahab is the Director Civil Engineering and New Lines of Nigerian Railway Corporation with the responsibility of the design, construction, maintenance of all Civil Engineering Infrastructure and all works; Services Contracts including administrative duties undertaken by the department.
He was born in Funtua, Katsina State in August, 1957 and started his education at the Baptist Primary School Funtua, and then attended Government Secondary School Fadan-Kaje – Zonkwa and Ahmadu Bello University where he obtained the Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Civil Engineering)  and Master of Science Degree (Civil Engineering) .
Engineer Amadu has over thirty three years in Railway Engineering and Administration. He started his career in Nigerian Railway Corporation as Pupil Engineer (1982) and occupied different senior professional and managerial position including; Civil Engineer (1983 – 1985), Senior Civil Engineer (1985 – 1986), Principal Civil Engineer (1987 – 1996), District Engineer (1997 – 2002), Chief Engineer (2000 – 2002), Railway District Manager (2002 – 2006), Assistant Director (2006 – 2007), Assistant Project Director (2007 – 2008), Government Inspector of Railways (GIR) [2008 – 2011], Director Civil Engineering and New Lines (2011 till date).
He is a Corporate Member of Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE); Registered Engineer – Council for Registered Engineers in Nigeria (COREN); Chartered member of Chartered Institute of Logistic and Transport (MCILT) and Member of Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM).
He has attended various trainings, conferences and seminars in USA, South Korea, China, South Africa and Nigeria.
He is happily married with four children.