WAMAKKO, Alh Magatakarda Aliyu

Born 1 March 1953





BSc, PGD, RIPA, MNIM; politician, administrator; b: March 1, 1953; p: Wamakko; ed: Magajin Gari Ward' Primary Schol, 1960-65; Wamakko Primary School, 1966-67; Sokoto Teachers College, 1968-72; University of Pittsburgh, USA, 1980; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1983-84; Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON). 1989; Royal Institute of Public Administration, London (RIPA), 1990; 1993; cr. Teacher, Sanyinnawal Primary School, (YaboADB), 1973; Headmaster, Yar Abba Primary School, Sokoto (Sokoto ADB), 1973; Mobile Teacher Trainer (MTT), Sokoto, ADB, 1977; Lecturer (Hausa Language), University of Pittsburgh, USA, 1978-79; NYSC, Sokoto Teachers College,' 1982; Principal Asst. Sec, Zunni LG, 1981-82; Principal Asst. Sec, Kaura Namoda LGA, 1983; 1985; Ag. Sole Administrator, Kaura Namoda Lga, 1984-85; ch. Sokoto LG, 1985-86; Under Sec, Sokoto State LG Commission,' 1987-88; mm: Constituent Assembly (Abuja), 1988-89; Ag. Dir, Personnel Management Home Affairs Dept, Military Governor's Office, Sokoto; State Sec, Finance General Purpose Committee (FGPC), 1989-90; General Manager, Hotels Management and Tourism Board, Sokoto, 1990-91; Dir. General', Careers & Special Services, Governor's Office, Sokoto, 1991 -92; Dir. General! Civil Service Commission, Sokoto, 1992; Dir. General, Ministry of Commerce & Industries & Corporative, Sokoto, 1992; Dir. General, Ministry of Works & Transport, Sokoto, 1994; Dir General/Clerk Designate, Sokoto State House of Assembly, 1994-95; Elected Deputy Governor, Sokoto State, 1996-98; Elected Govemor, since 2007; ch., Committee on the Preparation of the Year 2000 Annual Budget, 1999; ch., State Boundary Committee, 2000; ch., Committee on the Celebration ofOne Year in Office, 2000; mm: Presidential' Committee on Cotton Development, 2005; mm: Board of Patron, Northern Nigerian Students Union (NONSU), 2007; Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM), 2003; awards: f: African International Fellowship Biographical Centre, Award (AIFA), 2002; Chartered Institute of Corporate Executive (FCICE). 2002; Merit Award for Excellence, NYSC Environmental Conservation, Sokoto State (North Western Zone), 2002; Mallam Aminu Kano Certificate of Honour, Memorial Committee, 2002; Gold Award International Media Network, 2002; hd: Honorary Doctorate Degree, Columbus International, British Virgin Island, 2002; etc; tt: Sarkin Yamman Sokoto, December 5,2002; pp: All Progressives Congress (APC) ; hob: reading, traveling, playing, volleyball;
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State of Origin: Sokoto State
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Profession Politician
Working Experience Sokoto Teachers College , Principal Assistant Secretary of Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA), , Kaura Namoda LGA, , Chairman of the Sokoto LGA from 1986-1987. , General Manager, Hotel Management and Tourism Board, Sokoto , Director-General, Careers and Special Services, Governor’s Office, Sokoto , Deputy Governor of Sokoto State , Governor of Sokoto State , Senator Sokoto North Senatorial district

Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,

Bukar Abba Ibrahim Central,1957..Sokoto Teachers’ College(1968-1972),. University of Pittsburgh 1980..


Sarkin Yamman

Associate member of the Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyors.
Hon. Phd in Environmental Management, Federal University of Science and Technology Akure.
Hon. Phd in Agriculture, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi.

Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko


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