Biographical Info

  • Age: 53 years
  • Date Of Birth: 6th June, 1960
  • Gender Male
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Profession: Journalism

Contact Info

  • Personal Email: info@senatoryaradua.com.ng
  • Official Email: directcontact@senatoryaradua.com.ng
  • Official Phone: +2348065644424
  • Personal Website: Visit Page
  • Official Website Visit Page
  • Official Address:
    Suite 208, 2nd Floor, Senate New Building
    National Assembly Complex,
    Three Arms Zone,
    Shehu Shagari Way, Abuja.

Age Rank

  • Senator Zaynab Abdulkadir Kure
    Senator: NIGER - SOUTH

  • Senator Abubakar Sadik Yar'adua
    Senator: KATSINA - CENTRAL

  • Senator Ahmed Hassan Barata
    Senator: ADAMAWA - SOUTH

Education Qualification

  • Pry-School Leaving Cert: Gidado Primary School, Katsina.. Started: 1966. Ended: 1973
  • B.A: Bayero University Kano, Kano State.. Started: 1980. Ended: 1985
  • Grade II: Daura Teacher's College.. Started: 1973. Ended: 1977
  • MBA: Bayero University Kano, Kano State.. Ended: 1994
  • M.Sc: University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State.. Ended: 1996

Professional History

  • Grade II Teacher : Katsina Education Authority.. Started: 1977
  • Member: Federal House of Representatives (Katsina Federal Constituency).. Started: 1999. Ended: 2003
  • First Secretary: Katsina State Branch of the Nigeria Union of Journalist.
  • Executive Director: Operations, Marine and Regulatory Services of the Nigeria Ports Authority.. Started: 2007
  • Reporter, State Editor and News Editor: Today Newspapers (defunct). Started: 1986. Ended: 1989
  • Chief of Staff: Office of The Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Bello Masari.. Started: 2003
  • Board Chairman: Katsina Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Board Chairman: Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation.
  • Board Member: Africa Continental Hotels.

Professional Qualifications

Not Available

Education Rank

  • Dr. Umar Buba Bindir
    Director General: National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP)

  • Senator Abubakar Sadik Yar'adua
    Senator: KATSINA - CENTRAL

  • Prof. Ibrahim Garba
    Director General: Mining Cadastre - MIN. OF MINES AND STEEL

Main Remuneration (Annual): ₦2,484,245.50
Other Remuneration (Annual): Not Available


Committee Membership

Vice-Chairman - Culture And Tourism

Other Official Information

Hardship Allowance (50% of B.S) – N 1 242 122.70

Constituency allowance (200% of B.S) – N 4 968 509.00

Furniture Allowance (300% of B.S) – N 7 452 736.50

Newspapers Allowance (50% of B.S) – N 1 242 122.70

Wardrobe Allowance (25% of B.S) – N 621 061.37

Recess Allowance (10% of B.S) – N 248 424.55

Accommodation (200% of B.S) – N 4 968 509.00

Utilities (30% of B.S) – N 828 081.83

Domestic Staff (75% of B.S) – N 1 863 184.12

Entertainment (30% of B.S) – N 828 081.83

Personal Assistance (25% of B.S) – N 621 061.37

Vehicle Maintenance Allowance (75% of B.S) – N 1 863 184.12

Leave Allowance (10% of B.S) – N 248 424.55

Severance gratuity (300% of B.S) – N 7 452 736.50

Motor Vehicle Allowance (400% of B.S) – N 9 936 982.00 – Every Four Years

Senators’ salary per month – N 2 9,479,749.00

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