Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila

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Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila
3rd Secretary to the Executive Council Of Kano
In office
11 June 1977 – 1 October 1981
Preceded byAbdu Sambo
Succeeded byMuhammad Sagagi
1st Principal Secretary to the Executive Governor of Kano
In office
1 October 1978 – 1 October 1981
Preceded byOffice Established
Succeeded byAbdullahi Abubakar
2nd Secretary, People's Redemption Party
In office
1 April 1981 – 31 December 1983
Personal details
Born(1946-03-21)21 March 1946
Sumaila, Sumaila, Kano State, Nigeria
Died11 January 2003(2003-01-11) (aged 56)
Political partyPeople's Democratic Party (Nigeria)
Alma materAhmadu Bello University

Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila (21 March 1946 – 11 January 2003) was a Nigerian politician and administrator. One of the first administrators to inherit the post first republican administrative structure instituted by the military, served the Local Education Authority, Kano State Government and the Federal Government of Nigeria from 1967 to 2003 in various positions.[1][2] many of his administrative reforms where integrated into the bureaucracy of the Nigerian federation.[3][4]


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  2. ^ Office of Adviser on Political Matters, Publicity and Propaganda Department, Governors Office (1983). Marxism and African Reality: Solidarity Message. Office of Adviser on Political Matters, Publicity and Propaganda Department, Governors Office.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Okanya, Dan Osita (1990). Political Violence in Nigeria, The Experience under the Second Republic.