HASSAN, Alhaji Dr. Adamu wakilin Adamawa

Born 1940



wakilin Adamawa
Alhaji Hassan Adamu is a highly regarded Administrator, Business Man and a politician who has distinguished himself in various positions of authority within and outside Nigeria. The Wakili of Adamawa holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Transport Studies, from University of London (1966) and has served variously as a Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development as well as that of Environment. Ibrahim has had an enviable work experience since he joined the Kano State Public Service in 1975 after compulsory one-year National Service. From a relatively junior position of an Administrative Officer in the Cabinet Office of the Kano State Government, he rose to the post of Permanent Secretary within a period of ten years due to hard and diligent work. He served in several Ministries and Departments until 1989 when he joined the NDIC. He was also Nigeria’s Ambassador to the USA, as well as President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). The Wakili of Adamawa who served as Chairman and Director of several organizations, is a founding member of the PDP and member of PDP Board of Trustees representing Adamawa State. He was born in Yola, present Adamawa State in 1940. He attended Yola Primary School,from 1945 to 1951; General Murtala College of Technology, Yola 1961-63; North Western Polytechnic, University of London, 1963-66; (1) Upon living London, he went straight to work as he was appointed Commercial and Traffic Officer, Nigerian Ports Authority, 1966; Senior Commercial Officer (Northern States), Nigerian Ports Authority, 1968; General Manager) Investment, Northern Nigerian Development Company, Kano, 1969-74; Secretary for Mines and Power, Interim National Government, 1993; Nigerian Ambassador, United State of American, 1996-99; appointed Minister for Environment, Abuja, 1999-2000; appointed Minster for Agriculture, 2000-date; founding member, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, 1971; Chairman, Kano Branch, 1972; Member, Committee on Shipping Policy for Nigeria, 1979-83; Vice president, North Eastern Zone, 1985-89; National President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, 1990; Member, Institute of Health, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1976-80; Director, Nigeria Merchant Bank, 1978-82; Member, Civil Aviation Training Centre, Zaria, 1985-85; Director, National Fertilizer Company, Once, 1987-91; Chairman, National Insurance Corporation of Nigeria, 1991-92;Minister of Environment 1999-2000; Chairman, Committee for Commercialization of Nigerian National Shipping Union; Director, Northern Nigeria Development Corporation, Kaduna; Founder, Bagak Motel, Yola; Chairman, Bulkshop Nigeria United; Chairman, Meda pharm United; Chairman, Abuja City Press; Chairman, SAAHoklingUnited; Chairman, Nigeria Industrial Complex; Chairman, Maiduguri Feed-Mill; Chairman, MBilla Farms Umited; Chairman, Burnt Bricks Factory, Mubi; Chairman, Teku Fishing Company; Chairman, Industrialization and Commercialization, former Gongola State; Fellow, British Institute of Management; Fellow, British Institute of Traffic Administration; Fellow, British Institute Works and Management; Fellow, Institute of Transport; Member, Nigerian Institute of Management; Today Alhaji Hassan Adamu distinguishes himself as a true Gentleman and model of the traditional Northern Philanthropy and responsiveness for which he was honored with the revered title of Wakilin Adamawa.
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State of Origin: Adamawa State
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Profession Philantropist , Administrator
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