KATSINA, Major-Gen. Hassan (Late)

retired army officer, businessman, born March 31, 1933, Katsina, Katsina State; married Hajiya Asiya Haruna 1959, two sons, two daughters; Education: Kankiya Elementary School, 1940-43, Katsina Middle School, 1944-47, Kat sina College (now Barewa College), 1948-51, Institute of Administration, Zaria, 1952, Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, Zaria, 1953-55; enlisted in the Ar my as Officer Cadet, 1956; attended Regular Officers' Training School, Teshie, Ghana, 1957, Mons Officer Cadets' School, Aldershot, England, Royal Military Academy, San dhurst, Camberley, England, Small Arms School, Kent, England, School of Infantry, Warminster, England, 1957-59, School of In fantry, Fort Benning, USA, 1962, Staff Col lege, Camberley, 1964, Royal College of Defence Studies, England, 1972; appointed Military Governor, defunct Northern State, 1966-67; Chairman, Interim Common Services Agency (ICSA), 1967-68; Chief of Staff, Nigerian Army, 1968-72; Deputy Chief -of Staff, Supreme Headquarters and Federal Commissioner for Establishments, 1973-July 1975; retired from the Nigerian Army and now engaged in private business; Chairman, Na tional Oil and Chemical Marketing (Nigeria) Limited; Passed Staff College (PSC); Chair man, Nigerian Polo Association, since 1987; National Honour: awarded Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), 1982; Traditional Title: Ciroma of Katsina (1974); Hobbies: polo, squash, hunting, gardening; Official and Home Address: Emir's Palace, Katsina, Katsina State.
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