By Abdullahi Alhassan, Kaduna
The Executive Governor of Kaduna State Senator Uba Sani has appointed Surveyor, Shehu Aminu Abdullahi as his new Special Adviser on Rural Development.
The appointee was born in Zango Kataf local government area of Kaduna state, 59 years ago. He’s one of the few Chartered Quantity Surveyors and Procurement Specialists in Nigeria with over 30 years of work experience in providing financial advice in both building and civil engineering projects.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors United Kingdom (UK), a Fellow of, the Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyors, and an Associate Member, Association of Cost Engineers UK.
A Community Leader and Grassroots Mobiliser. Elected secretary under the Defunct National Republican Convention NRC Tudun Wada West in the early 90s, he was an Aspirant Kaduna South Local Government Chairmanship in 2002. A staunch Member of APC and National Chairman of Volunteer Professionals Support Group 2014 to date.
He has published many Articles/Journals both local and international including Observation and Recommendations of Procurement Acts 2007 (National Assembly, 5th November, 2012). Advised former President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a procurement council by the procurement acts (Daily Trust 27th July 2015).