BAYERO, Emir (Alhaji) Ado




traditional ruler, policeman, diplomat. Emir of Kano, Chancellor University of Iba dan; Born in Kano 1930, the son of Alhaji Abdullahi Bayero, the 10th Emir of Kano; Education: Kofar Kudu Elementary School, Kano Middle School and School for Ara bic Studies; on leaving school, joined the Bank of West Africa Limi ted (now Standard Bank Nigeria Ltd.), Kano Branch, resigned appoin tment, 1955, and subsequently be came a clerk in the Native Authority; attended the Zaria Clerical Training College (now Institute of Admini stration, Ahmadu Bello University) and was promoted to the post of Clerk to the City Council on success ful completion of the course; was elected into the then Northern House of Assembly, 1967, later served as a member of the Northern Region Development Corporation* and Nor thern Board of Nigerian Broadcast ing Corporation, respectively; succeer ded his elder brother as Chief of the N.A. Police 1957-62, thus reltnguishing his membership of the Northern House of Assembly; appointed Nige rian Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal, 1962; was serving in this capacity when he was installed the 13th Fulani Emir of Kano, 1963; has travelled to many countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and Saudi Arabia; visited the United States on the invitation of the government of that country in 1969 and 1971, respectively; appointed Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; later became Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Nov. 1975; Married with children. Address: Emir's Palace, Kano, Kano State.
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Profession Police Officer , Traditional ruler , Diplomat , Administrator
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