SHEKARAU, Mallam Ibrahim

Born November 5, 1955

Kurmawa quarters of Kano,



B.Ed.; administrator,politician; b:November 5,1955;p:Kurmawa Quarters; ht: KanoCity;so:Kano; ed:Gidan Makama Primary School, Kano City, 1961-67; Aminu Kano Commercial College, Kano, I%8-72;Ahmadu Bello Univereity, Zaria, 1973-77; Bayero Univereity, Kano, 1976; en National Youth Service Corp Teacher, Madonna BoysHigh School, Etiti, Imo State, 1977-78; Teacher, Government Technical College, Wudil, Kano State, 1979; Principal, Government Day Junior Secondary School, Wudil, 1979-80; Government Secondary School,Hadejia, Kano State, 1980-83; GovernmentCollege,Bimin Kudu, KanoState, 1983-86; Government Secondary School, Gwammaja(I), KanoState,1986-88; Rumfa College,Kano, 1988-9*2; dep. dir. Education,Bichi ZonalEducationArea, Kano State,1992-93; dir. Planning, Research and Statistics, Ministry of Education Headquarters, KanoState, 1993-94; d-g.(ps.)MinistryofEducation andYouthDevelopment, Kano State,1994-95; Ministry ofWaterResources, Rural and Community Development Kano State, 1995-97; Ministry of Education, 1997; ps.AdministrationandGeneral ServicesDirectorate,Cabinet Office, Kano State, 1997-2000;Civil Service Commission, Kano State, 2000; ChiefLecturer, Mathematics, DepartmentofPhysical Sciences, Kano StateCollegeofArt,ScienceandRemedial Studies, Kano, 2000-01;Voluntarily retired from Kano StateCivilService, October2001; elected exec gov. Kano State, 2003-O7;since2007; mm: WestAfricaExamination Council(WAEC), Kano State Committee, 1984-93; National Committee, WAEC, 1987-93; National Administrative and Finance Committee, WAEC, 1987-91; InternationalCouncil, WAEC, 1988-93; International Administrative and FinanceCommittee, WAEC, 1988-91; National and International Tenders Board,1988-91;International ExaminationCommittee, WAEC, 1991-93; All Nigeria Conference ofPrincipals ofSecondarySchools(ANCOPSS), l980-92;Ag.Asst.Secretary, KanoState,1981-82; SecretaryGeneral, 198284; President,ANCOPSS, Kano State, 1984-85; National Vice President, 1985-88;National President ANCOPSS, Kano State, 1988-92;ANCOPSS representative,Governing Board,Comparative Education Study and Adaptation Centre (CESAC), University of Lagos, 1981-85; mm: Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN), since 1975; National Task Force on Text Book Production for Primary and Secondary Schools in Nigeria, 1989-90; Governing Council, Federal College ofEducation, (Special), Oyo, 1990-93; International Council on Education for Teaching, since 1991; Governing Board, Hudaibiyya Foundation, Kano, since 1995; Governing Board, National Islamic Centre,Zaria,since 1997; Board ofTrustee,Inuwar Jama'ar Kano (Kano Forum), since 1997; National Committee for "Child-Friendly School Initiative," since2000; Board ofTrustees,Islamic Development Network of Nigeria, since 2000; ch:Governing Committee, Hudaibiyya Nursery and IslamiyyaPrimarySchool, Sharada, Kano, 1989;Association ofMuslim ScientistsandEngineers, Kano State, 1990-94; Parents/Instructore'Association, Nigerian Military School, Zaria, 1996-98; Patron, Muslim Students Society ofNigeria, Kano State Unit, since 1990; Youth Movement ofNigeria, Nassarawa LGA since 1995; Muslim Corpere Association ofNigeria, Kano State branch, since 1995; Resource Person, National Conference/Workshop on Discipline andMotivation inSchools, 1990; ah:Annual Prize for Best-behaved Student, 1968-72; award: Medal and Certificateof Merit Award and Life Membership ofANCOPSS, 1994; Meritorious ServiceAward, Nigeria Union ofJournalists, Kano State Council, 1998; Honourary Fellowship, Federal College ofEducation (Special), Oyo, 2006; Federal Polytechnic, Ede, 2006; Federal College of Education, Kano, 2006; among numerous awards and certificates; publ: "The Role of Principals' Conferences in the Implementation ofthe new National Policy onEduction," July 1985; "Causes and Remediesof Indiscipline in Schools," 1990;"TheRoleof Parents in Educational Development," July 1998; andothernumerous scholarly papers presented atConferences and Seminars; Countries visited: SaudiArabia, Britain, Ghana, Sierra Leone, France, USA, Argentina, China, Netherlands, Serbia and Monteguero, Libya, Malaysia; off: Office of the Executive Governor, Government House, Commissioner Road,P.M.B. 3080, Kano; tel:064-632916,646577; e-m: [email protected]
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Amina Shekarau,Zainab Shekarau, Halima Shekarau & Gaji Dantata
State of Origin: Kano State
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Mother's Name
Profession Politician
Working Experience former Nigeria's minister of education , former Governor of Kano State in Nigeria , civil service. , Mathematics teacher at Government Technical College, Wudil , Principal at Government Day Junior Secondary School, Wudil , Government Secondary School, Hadejia, , Government College Birnin Kudu in 1986 , Government Secondary School, Gwammaja , Rumfa College , Director Planning, Research and Statistics in Ministry of Education , Director General (Permanent Secretary), Ministry of Education and Youth Development. , Ministry of Water Resources, Rural and Community Development,
Gidan Makama Primary School (1961–1967),.Kano Commercial College (1967–1973) ..Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1973–1977)
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