14 Jun 2015

Biography of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso; Ex-Governor; Senator; Engineer; Kano State Celebrity; .

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, a native of Kwankwaso town of Madobi Local government Area of Kano State, was born on October 21, 1956.

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso  attended Wudil of Craft School. Thereafter, he gained admission into
Kaduna Polytechnic. He further studied at Middlesex Polytechnic and Loughborough University of Technology in the United Kingdom where he obtained Masters Degree in Water Engineering.

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso had his work experience at the Kano State Water Resources and Engineering Construction Agency (WRECA).

In the year 1992 Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso contested for, and won election into the House of Representatives to represent Madobi Federal Constituency. At the House of representative, he was elected the Deputy Speaker in 1992.

In the year 1999, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso contested and won election as the governor of Kano Sate. After the expiration of his term of office, he contested again for a second term, but could not win. However, he was appointed Minister of Defence during the regime of President Olusegun Obasanjo.


In the year 2011, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was elected again as the governor of Kano State.

He however became a Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial District under the platform of the All Progressive Congress(APC) in the 2015 Senatorial elections.

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