Abdullahi Umar Ganduje was the incumbent Governor of Kano state, he had served because the Deputy Governor to Kano state throughout the administration of Rabio Kwankwaso.
Umar Ganduje Biography
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje was born in Ganduje village of Dawakin Native Authorities Space of Kano state on 25th of December,1949. He’s a Nigerian politician at present serving because the governor of Kano state. He’s a former two time period deputy governor of Kano state beneath the administration of Rabiu Kwankwaso.
Umar Ganduje Training
He began his early schooling in Qur’anic and Islamiyya faculty at his village, Ganduje, the place he was educated in Islamic information. He later moved to headquarters of his native authorities the place he attended Dawakin Tofa Major College from 1956 to 1963. Ganduje attended the celebrated Authorities School, Birnin Kudu from 1964 to 1968.
Ganduje attended Superior Academics’ School, Kano between 1969 and 1972. He then attended Ahmadu Bello College, situated in Zaria, Kaduna State, the place he graduated with a Bachelors in Science Training in 1975. In 1979 he obtained grasp’s diploma in utilized academic psychology from Bayero College Kano and later returned to Ahmadu Bello College from 1984 to 1985 for a Grasp of Public Administration diploma. He obtained his doctorate in Public Administration from College of Ibadan in 1993.
Umar Ganduje Politics
Ganduje joined the Nationwide Social gathering of Nigeria (NPN) throughout the Second Nigerian Republic and served as Kano State Assistant Secretary from 1979 to 1980. He contested the Home of Representatives election in 1979 beneath the NPN however misplaced the election. Between 1984 and 1994, he held numerous authorities positions within the Federal Capital Improvement Authority, and in 1994 he grew to become the Kano State Commissioner of Ministry of Works, Housing, and Transport.
In 1998, he joined the Individuals’s Democratic Social gathering (PDP) and aspired to be the get together’s gubernatorial candidate, within the primaries supervised by Tony Momoh, Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila and Senator Bala Tafidan Yauri amongst others; he misplaced to Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
Ganduje was later picked because the deputy to Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso between 1999 and 2003. Along with the deputy governorship, he was additionally appointed because the Commissioner for Native Authorities.
From 2003 to 2007 he served because the Particular Adviser (Political) to the Minister of Defence. Ganduje additionally served as govt secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Fee in Ndjamena
Ganduje was conferred the nationwide honour of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) in September 2012 by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. He was additionally conferred with the honour of Fellow Nationwide Affiliation of Instructional Administration and Planning (FNAEAP) on 13 October 2016 in Bayero College, Kano.
He’s married to Hafsat Umar Ganduje and blessed with two kids.
Honours and Awards
Nationwide honour of the Order of Federal Republic (OFR) in September 2012 by Former president Goodluck Jonathan.
Fellow Nationwide Affiliation of Instructional Administration and Planning ( FNAEAP) on 13th of October, 2016 at Bayero College, Kano.
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