Abdullahi Tijjani Muhammad Gwarzo, graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, former Chairman of Gwarzo local government, former ALGON chairman in Kano, former Adviser to Governor Shekarau on Special Duties, Deputy Governor of Kano state as well as Commissioner of Water Resources.
His name was included in the ministerial nominees by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a list which was presented by Femi Gbajabiamila, President Bola Tinubu‘s chief of staff and the immediate past Speaker of the House of the Representatives, to Senate President Godswill Akpabio
|Name:||Abdullahi Tijjani Muhammad Gwarzo|
|Date of Birth:||23rd September, 1960|
|State of Origin:||Kano State|
Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo Biography
Abdullahi Tijjani Muhammad Gwarzo, a former Deputy Governor of Kano State and former Gubernatorial candidate of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), was born on the 23rd September, 1960, at Koyar Getso, in the Old Gwarzo Local Government area of Kano state.
Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo Age
Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo was born on 23rd September, 1960. He is 62 years old.
Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo State of Origin
Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo is from Kano State.
Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo Education
He started his early primary education at the famous Gwarzo day primary school, where he completed his primary education and obtained a primary school leaving certificate in the year 1977.
He proceeded to one of the Kano state science education project Science Secondary School in Dawakin Kudu, in the year 1982, he completed his secondary school education, upon which he obtained the senior secondary certificate.
He was admitted into the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, where he studied Textile Engineering and was awarded a Bachelor of Science (Tech) degree in the year 1988. Between 1988 and 1989, he was posted to the Old Bendel state to serve his country in the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.
At Asaba, he was posted to the Asaba Textile, where he worked and thereby acquiring significant practical experience in his field of study.
Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo Career
Consequently, upon the completion of the NYSC scheme in 1989, Abdullahi Gwarzo, returned home, and joined the political activities of the third republic, where he pitched his tent with the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
After the rigorous and exhaustive electioneering process, in 1991, he contested for the Chairmanship of Gwarzo local government council and emerged victorious, serving between 1991-1993.
He has also served as the Executive chairman of Gwarzo Local Government Council, between 1997-1998 (NCPN), 2004-2007 (ANPP) during which he served as the State ALGON Chairman, and as well a caretaker chairman between 2003-2004 (ANPP).
He was appointed as the Special Adviser to the Executive Governor of Kano State on special duties in the year 2007.
In the year 2007, while he was working towards securing the ticket of his party to contest the Gwarzo/Kabo Federal constituency, he was overwhelmingly drafted to partner His Excellency Malam Ibrahim Shekarau on the ANPP ticket, as the Deputy Governorship candidate in the 2007 elections.
Following the victory at the polls, he became the Deputy Governor of Kano state, a position he held until 2011.
While serving as the Deputy Governor of Kano state, he was assigned to supervise the state ministry for water resources, where he superintended the construction of a 75,000,000 liters per day, Watari water works, and the reticulation of the greater Kano water project, which earned him the mantra ‘RUWA BABA'.
He later defected to the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), where he contested as the party's Gubernatorial candidate in the 2011 governorship election, which he lost.
the Federal College of Education, Zaria, a position he has been occupying since April 2021.
Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo Wife
He married two Wives and have children.