The Secretariat is the administrative organ of WATRA, responsible for the implementation of WATRA policy objectives and programs. The secretariat also provide logistical support and assistance to all WATRA institutions. The secretariat is headed by the Executive officer

Mr. Laminou Elhadji-Maman – Executive Officer WATRA

ELH MAMAN Laminou is now the Executive Secretary of the West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA), an organization of 15 independent National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs), working for the development and harmonization of regulations for ICT service delivery and pricing in countries in the sub-region. WATRA is working to promote the establishment of efficient, adequate, and cost-effective ICT infrastructure and services in the West African to meet the diverse needs of customers at affordable price everywhere in West Africa including rural and under profitable areas.