BA, retired diplomat, born February 12, 1936, Katsina, Katsina State; married, has two sons, three daughters; Education: Gafai Elementary School, 1944-48, Katsina Provin cial Secondary School, 1953-54, Clerical Training College, Zaria, Institute of Admin istration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1956-57, High Holborn College, London, 1959-60, African Institute of Higher Stud ies, Geneva, Switzerland, 1965-66, Oxford University, England, UK, 1973; Career: Worked for Northern Regional Government, 1954-60; joined the Ministry of External Affairs, Lagos, as a career diplomat, 1961- 83; appointed Director-General,NigerianSe curity Organisation (NSO), January 1984- August 26, 1985; in political detention, Au gust 27, 1985-December 1988; Foreign Honours: awarded National Honour of Merit of Republic of Togo; National Honour of Merit of Republic of Benin; National Honours ofthe Cameroon Republic; National Honour of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany; Hobby: reading; Address: A. Z. 60 Mubi Close, Sabon Gari, Kaduna; Tele phone: 062-212-933.
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