YAR’ADUA, Mallam Abubakar Sadiq

BA, MBA, M.Sc, broadcaster, administra tor, politician; born in 1960, married; has children. Education: Islamic and Primary School, 1966; Daura Teachers College, Daura, 1973-77; Bayero University, Kano, 1980-81; University ofLagos, 1994. Career: Appointed Group Public Relations Officer, Fadama Complex Limited, Sokoto; Reporter/ Dodan Barracks Correspondent/News Edi tor, Today Newspaper, Kaduna; Roving Stringer/Correspondent, West African Subregion for the Network Africa, Focus of Africa and Hausa Sections of the African Service, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1989; covered the 1989 World Youths Soc cer Championship in Saudi Arabia; covered the 1990 World Cup in Italy; covered the Liberian Civil War, 1990; ChiefPress Sec retary to the Governor ofKatsina State, 1990- 93; Assistant Chief Commercial Officer, National Maritime Authority; Port Services Controller; Head, Eastern Zone; Head, Moni toring Unit, National Maritime Authority, 1993-98 member, Institute of Shipping and Freight Management ofNigeria; Chairman, Board of Directors, Katsina State Broadcast ing Corporation, 1994-97; elected member, National Assembly, 1999; Youth Leader, defunct Peoples Redemption Party, 1979-83; member, Media Committee, unregistered Peoples Front ofNigeria;. Political Parties: Member defunct Peoples Redemption Party, 1979-83; member, unregistered Peoples Front ofNigeria; member, defunct Social Democratic Party, 1991-93; member, Peoples Democratic Party. Publication: The Jungle Expert: ABiography of Col. John Yahaya Madaki. Official Address: National Assem bly Complex, Three Arms Zone, Wuse, Abuja. Home: Legislatures Quarters, Apo Village, Abuja Or: Yar'Adua Village, Katsina State.
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