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Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu

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Background

Employment History

  • Chairman
    Presidential Committee on the Identity Card Project
  • Executive Governor
    Nasarawa State
  • Governor
    Nasarawa State
  • Chancellor
    Akwa Ibom State University
  • Chairman
    Governors' Forum
  • Governor
    Nassarawa
  • Chancellor
    Aksu Ltd
  • Governor

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Secretary
    Nassarawa

Education

  • National Diploma , Building and Civil Engineering
  • Law Degree
    University of Jos
200 Total References
Web References
Address by His Excellency, ...
www.nasarawastate.org, 22 Mar 2007 [cached]
Address by His Excellency, Alhaji (Dr.) Abdullahi Adamu, (Sarkin Yakin Keffi) Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Delivered at the Northern Peace Conference, Kaduna, Wednesday, December 1, 2004.
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Second term inaugural speech By His Excellency, Alhaji (Dr.) Abdullahi Adamu, Sarkin Yakin Keffi, Executive Governor of Nasarawa State.
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Text of Nasarawa State 2003 Appropriation Bill presented to the State House of Assembly by His Excellency First Executive Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu (Sarkin Yakin Keffi) 2 December 2002
Our Nation, Our Future11/07/02
Speech by Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, (Sarkin Yakin Keffi) Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, on the occasion of a state dinner in honour of President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lafia, November 7, 2002.
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Speech by Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Executive Governor of Nasarawa State at a civic reception for President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lafia, November 7, 2002.
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Remarks by Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Chairman, Presidential Committee on the Identity Card Project and the Registration of Voters Exercise at the presentation of the report of the committee
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Speech by His Excellency the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu (Sarkin Yakin Keffi) on the 3rd Anniversary of his Administration, at Lafia Stadium, Wedsnesday 29 May 2002
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A speech by Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Sarkin Yakin Keffi, the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, at the swearing in of the reconstituted cabinet, Ibrahim Abacha Youth Center, Lafia, Wednesday, September 12, 2001.
Let's Sheathe Our Swords
Text of Radio and Television Broadcast by the Governor of Nasarawa State, His Excellency, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, [Sarkin Yakin Keffi] on the Ethnic Violence in the State, Lafia, July 2, 2001
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Speech by His Excellency The Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu (Sarkin Yakin Keffi) on the occasion of the 2nd Anniversary Of His Administration, at Lafia Stadium, Tuesday 29 May 2001.
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Keynote Address by the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu [Sarkin Yakin Keffi] to commission the Dadin Kowa Ultra Modern Youth Center, Jos, on Tuesday, February 7th 2001.
We continue to stride forward
Speech by Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu (Sarkin Yakin Keffi) on the occasion of signing into law the 2001 State Appropriation Bill, Nasarawa State University Bill and swearing in of a Special Adviser on Security Affairs, Wednesday 24 January 2001
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A Keynote address by Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Sarkin Yakin Keffi, Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, at the 2001 Week/National Conference organized by Gamji Members Association, Kaduna, January 22, 2001.
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Text of the Nasarawa State Year 2001 Budget presented to the Nasarawa State House of Assembly by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Sarkin Yakin Keffi, on November 28, 2000.
The Road Ahead
A speech by His Excellency, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, on the occasion of the opening of the Nasarawa State Economic Summit 2000, Lafia, November 27, 2000
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Speech delivered by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, for and on behalf of governor's of the 19 Northern States at ‘reception 2000' held in honour of His Excellency, the Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna on Saturday, November 18, 2000
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AN ADDRESS BY ALHAJI ABDULLAHI ADAMU, SARKIN YAKIN KEFFI, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF THE RETURN OF BASSA REFUGEES TO THEIR HOMES IN TOTO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, TOTO, MONDAY, JULY 3,2000
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SPEECH BY GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE, ALHAJI ABDULLAHI ADAMU (SARKIN YAKIN KEFFI) ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST NASARAWA STATE ECONOMIC SUMMIT
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AN ADDRESS AT THE FIRST NASARAWA STATE SUMMIT OF NASARAWA LEADERS OF THOUGHT BY ALHAJI ABDULLAHI ADAMU, (SARKIN YAKIN KEFFI) EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE
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The Keffi country home of Alhaji ...
www.abdullahiadamu.net, 1 July 2005 [cached]
The Keffi country home of Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, north central Nigeria, was a beehive of activities on May 30, a day declared by the Federal Government as a public holiday to commemorate Nigeria's Democracy Day (the actual Democracy Day, May 29, fell on a Sunday). Within and outside his deluxe courtyard, contractors, consultants, village kinsmen, state government officials, as well as enterprising young men and women gathered in groups waiting for their turn to see the governor.
The visitors had nothing to do with any social or state engagement but were there to solicit for one executive favour or the other, business deal or to simply engage in normal consultations. It would have been understandable to find such crowd at the Government House, Lafia, but certainly not at the governor's private residence in Keffi on a day Nigerians were supposed to rest. The puzzle however was not so much about the crowd but how Governor Adamu could have attended to every one of them without breaking down. But then the energetic governor is well acknowledged as a master of the game and has been at it in the last six years.
Without discrimination and with a large appetite for accommodating every shade of visitors, provided they have the patience to wait for their turn, Adamu attends to all with equal attention. This is obviously a rare quality with most politicians but a virtue with proven leaders. Part of this enviable trait in Adamu could be traced to his fervent belief in a democratic system that should be able to address issues that would improve the lot of the citizens. For him everybody counts in democratic politics and so he never hesitates to personally attend to all who come to him. "It is a lesson this generation of political leaders in our country can only ignore at their own political peril," Adamu once stated in his welcome address to Bill Clinton, former President of the United States, who visited Nasarawa and some other parts of Nigeria shortly before leaving office in 2001.
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Doing this is seemingly easy for Adamu, thanks to his guiding principles - service and humility. Says the governor: "If you want people to identify with you, you do what you think is good and keep going. Someday, somewhere, somebody will identify the fact that there is somebody here but again, one is not taught to blow his own trumpet. When you combine these two things - service and humility - the chances are that people will appreciate you and would see a partner with whom to do business, especially one they can trust and relate with."
So far it has worked for him and fired with the vision to leave a lasting legacy in Nasarawa State, Adamu has made tremendous strides albeit with limited resources.
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"We have launched a scheme to boost primary school enrolment throughout the state," Adamu says.
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Governor Adamu shows similar commitment to potable water supply. He has employed solar-powered technology to provide potable water to the various communities.
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A democrat to the core, Adamu is also a nationalist and a patriot who is deeply committed to the indivisibility of Nigeria. On occasions when he is called upon to make a speech, he shows a profound grasp of politics in Nigeria and is ever ready to share his views with like minds. As it is common with visionary leaders, those who should know better sometimes misconstrue his views.
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The first two years of Obasanjo's government, which witnessed a steady flow of complaints from northerners, saw Adamu at his loyal best.
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Not many would agree with him but, then, Governor Adamu is not one to call a spade by another name just to be popular. And who says he is not popular? Aside from Adamu's commitment to service and humility, his detribalised nature, deep humanity and breadth of vision tend to inspire widespread confidence beyond the borders of Nasarawa State. Adamu is widely respected among his fellow governors, who elected him chairman of the Governors Forum, a position in which he acquitted himself well till the end of his tenure. He also enjoys very close relations with President Obasanjo.
Only recently, Adamu was conferred with the highly regarded title of Aare Obateru of the Source by His Royal Highness, Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubushe II of Ile-Ife, Osun State, in the southwest.
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That, though, wasn't the first time Adamu was receiving such an honour from a traditional ruler.
Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, ...
www.abdullahiadamu.net, 1 July 2005 [cached]
Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Governor of Nasarawa State, speaks with on his political programmes and strategies and his passion to help Nigerians.*
MKPAT ENIN Local Government Area
www.aksgonline.com [cached]
Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON) (right), seated with Vice Chancelor of AKSU Prof. S. W. Petters (left) at the stadium of AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin, after the installation of Alh
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Guests seated at the stadium of Akwa Ibom State University where Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State was installed as first Chancellor of AKSU on 6th October, 2011 Akwa Ibom State Executive Governor and visitor to the university, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio addresses the special assembly at the stadium of AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin, after the installation of Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON) as first Chanc Akwa Ibom State Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio (r), Emir of Kazaure Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON) (2nd right), Vice Chancelor of AKSU Prof. S. W. Petters (left) seated at the stadium of AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin, after the The Vice Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, Prof. S. W. Peters, looks on as the first Chancellor of the university, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), addresses the special assembly of the university after his ins
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The first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), addresses the special assembly of the university after his installation as chancellor of the university on 6th Octobe, 2011
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Students of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) witnessed the installation of their first Chancellor, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th October, 2011 AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, is seated after installing the first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th Octobe
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AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, dispalys a plaque presented by the VC of AKSU after he installed the first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, presents staff of office to the installed first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, presents the scroll of AKSU to the installed first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, decorates the installed first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th October, 2011
Welcome to ORJI KALU
www.orjikalu.com, 26 Dec 2006 [cached]
Kaduna Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Saidu Adamu has raised the alarm on alleged fake N1billion in circulation in the state.
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