TAFAWA BALEWA, Alhaji (Dr.) Adamu

OON; politician, administrator; DOB: 1928; Hometown: Darazo; State of Origin: Bauchi; EDUCATION: Lame Primary School, 1938-40; Bauchi Middle School, 1941-45; Institute of Administration, Zaria , Senior District Heads' Course, 1959; Local Government Studies, Exeter, Devonshire, United Kingdom, 1960; CAREER: Third Gass Clerk, Northern Nigerian Government and later rose to the rank of First Class Clerk, 1946-56; District Head with title of Ajiya, Bauchi Native Authority, 1956; mm: defunct Northern House of Assembly, Kaduna, 1961; Provincial Commissioner for defunct Plateau Province and later defunct Ilorin Province, 1963-66; Snr. Councillor, Bauchi Local Authority, 1970; comm. Agriculture and Produce Inspection in the defunct North Eastern State, 1975.Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bauchi State, 1976; re-assigned as Bauchi State Commissioner for Local Government and Social Development, 1977; first Executive ch: Bauchi State Health Management Board, 1978; Bauchi State Deputy Governor; comm. Education, Agriculture and Produce Inspection , Works, Land and Housing, 1979-83; mm: Advisory Committee of Northern Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, 1961, Boundary Dispute Panel in the defunct Northern Nigeria, 1967; mm: Committee on North Eastern State Local Government Reform, 1969, North Eastern State Scholarship Board, 1969, North Eastern State Water Board, 1973; Consultative Committee, North Eastern States, 1974, Bauchi State Amirul Hajj,\9&l; appointed Nigeria's Amirul Hajj, 1983; Vision 2010 Committee; mm: Board of Trustees, Nigerian International Biographical Centre, Lagos; patron, Nigerian Handball Association, 1983; f; College of Islamic Studies, Bauchi, 1994. awards: Resolution of Welcome by the Ohio State Senate of the 114th General Assembly of Ohio State, 1982; certificate of recognition by the House of Representatives of the 114th General Assembly of Ohio State, 1982; certificate of membership, African Alumni Association, by City University, Los Angeles, 1990; honorary meritorious award, Arewa Research and Publication Corporation, 1993; certificate of honour, National Union ofBauchi State Students, 1995; certificate for meritorious service by the Bauchi State Ministry of Education and Youth Development, 1995; special Gold Merit Award for invaluable contributions to the growth and development of his area at large by Optimum Communications, 1997.pp: Deputy Governor, Bauchi State, on the platform of the defunct National Party of Nigeria, 1979-83; Gubernatorial aspirant, All Peoples Party, 1998-99. nh: Officer of the Order of the Niger, 1965; hd: Doctor of Education by City University, Los Angeles, 1990. tt: Ajiyan Bauchi, Custodian of Bauchi, 1956. res:560, Ran Road, Bauchi, Bauchi State, tel: 077-542552.
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