LIST OF OLD BOYS HOLDING OR HAVING HELD PROMINENT POSITIONS IN NIGERIA

PAST MILITARY AND CIVILIAN HEADS OF STATE OR PRESIDENTS TRAINED IN BAREWA COLLEGE

S/No

Names

Barewa Number

Period

1

Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, GCFR
Prime Minister, Fed. Rep. of Nigeria.

B.145

1960 - 1966

2

General Yakubu Gowon, GCFR
Head of State, Fed. Republic of Nigeria

B.783

1966 - 1975

3

General Murtala R. Mohammed, GCFR
Head of State, Fed. Rep. Nigeria

B.941

1975 - 1976

4

Alhaji Shehu Usmanu Aliyu Shagari, GCFR
President, Fed. Republic of Nigeria

B.394

1979 -1983

5

Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’adua, GCFR
President,  Fed. Rep. of Nigeria.

B.2465

2007 - 2010

 

ONE AND ONLY PREMIER OF NORTHERN REGION

1

Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello (Sardaunan of Sokoto)

B.87

1960-1966

 

LIST OF PAST GOVERNOR GENERAL, PREMIER, GOVERNORS, MILITARY GOVERNORS, MILITARY ADMINISTRATORS WHO GOVERNED FROM GOVERNMENT HOUSE KADUNA AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF NORTHERN REGION, NORTHERN NIGERIA, NORTH-CENTRAL STATE, AND KADUNA STATE (OLD AND NEW) FROM 1960 TO DATE

S/No

Name

Barewa Number

Designation

1

Sir Kashim Ibrahim

73

Governor General

2

Sir, Ahmadu Bello
(Sardaunan Sokoto)

87

Premier

3

Maj. Gen. Hassan U. Katsina

669

Governor

4

Brig. Gen. Abba Kyari

1001

Military Governor

5

GP. Capt. Mukhtar Mohammed

1250

Military Governor

6

GP. Capt Ibrahim Alfa

1404

Military Administrator

7

Alh. Muhammadu Lawal Kaita

588

Governor

8

Alh. Dabo Mohammed Lere

1409

Governor

9

Mall. Nasir Ahmad el-Rufa’i

2861

Governor

 

LIST OF FORMER GOVERNORS OF NORTHERN REGION

1 Alhaji Sir Kashim Ibrahim B.73
2 Major General Hassan Usman Katsina
(Ciroman Katsina)
B.669

 

THREE CHIEF JUSTICES OF NIGERIA

1

Justice Mohammed Bello, GCON

B.507

2

Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais, GCON

B.964

3

Justice Idris L. Kutigi, GCON

B.1384

 

ONE PRESIDENT OF THE COURT OF APPEAL

1

Justice Mamman Nasir , GCON

B.464

 

FOUR SECRETARIES TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION AND HEADS OF SERVICE

1

Alhaji Liman Ciroma, CFR        

B.514

2

Alhaji Shehu Ahmadu Musa (Makaman Nupe)

B.753
3

Alhaji Aliyu Mohammed (Wazirin Jama’a)

B.952

4

Alhaji Adamu Fika (Wazirin Fika)

B.653

 

ONE SECRETARY TO THE PREMIER AND GOVERNMENT OF NORTHERN REGION

1

Alhaji Ali Akilu

B.426

 

FOUR CHIEFS OF ARMY STAFF

1

Maj. General Hassan Usman Katsina, OFR        

B.669

2

Maj. General Alwali J. Kazir, CFR

B.1563
3

Lt. General Luka Yusuf , CFR

B.3166

4

Lt. General Abdulrahman B. Dambazau , CFR

B.2479

 

ONE CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF

1

Air Marshall Ibrahim Alfa

B.1404

 

THREE INSPECTORS GENERAL OF POLICE

1

Alhaji Adamu Suleiman

B.605

2

Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Atta

B.1056
3

Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie, GCON

B.1484

 

ONE NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

1

Alhaji Ismaila Gwarzo

B.1039

 

TWO DIRECTORS-GENERAL NSO/STATE SECURITY SERVICE

1

Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi, CFR

B.1026

2

Dr. A.A. Gadzama, CFR

B.2234

 

FIFTEEN VICE CHANCELLORS OF VARIOUS UNIVERSITIES

1

. Professor Umaru Shehu

B.496

UNN

2

Professor Iya Abubakar

B.674 ABU
3

Professor Jibril Aminu

B.929

UNIMAID

4

Professor Ango Abdullahi

B.982 ABU
5

Professor Ibrahim H. Umar

B.1088

BUK

6

Professor Abubakar A. Gwandu

B.1155 UDUS
7

Professor Isa B. Mohammed

B.1211

UNICAL & UNIABUJA

8

Professor A.T. Suleiman

B.1286 FUTY
9

Professor Mahdi Adamu

B.1389

UDUS

10

Professor Abdurrahman Ghaji

B.1439 ADSU, Mubi
11

Dr. Zayyanu Abdullahi

B.1462

UDUS

12

Professor Shehu Usman Abdullahi, mni

B.2331 ABU
13

Professor Jacob P. Kwaga

B.2239

ADSU, Mubi

14

Professor Abdulmumin Hassan Rafindadi

B.2489 FUL, Lokoja
15

Professor Emmanuel Kutcha

B.1943

FUA, Makurdi

 

ONE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY NATIONAL SHIPPERS’ COUNCIL

1

. Capt. Adamu Abdu Biu

B.1929

 

THREE GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA

1

Alhaji Aliyu Mai-Borno

B.323

2

Malam Adamu Ciroma, CFR;

B.853
3

Alhaji Abdulkadir Ahmed

B.1084

 

THREE EXECUTIVE SECRETARIES TO THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES COMMISSION (NUC)

1

Professor Jibril Aminu

B.929

2

Amb. Yahya Aliyu

B.948
3

Professor Idris Abdulkadir

B.1297

 

ONE REGISTRAR, JAMB

1

Dr. M.S. Abdulrahman, OON

B.1372

 

ONE REGISTRAR/CEO OF THE PHARMACISTS COUNCIL OF NIGERIA (PCN)

1

Dr. Ahmed T. Mora, mni    

B.2511

 

TWO CHIEF EXECUTIVES ECN/NEPA

1

Alhaji Yahaya A. Dikko 

B.523

2

Alhaji Tata Askira  

B.447

 

TWO COMPTROLLERS-GENERAL OF NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE

1

Alhaji Shehu Ahmadu Musa (Makaman Nupe) 

B. 753

2

Dr. Bello Haliru Mohammed (Dangaladiman Gwandu)  

B.1830

 

ONE COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF PRISONS

1

Alhaji Ibrahim Jarma (Jarman Katagum)

B. 1531

 

TWO DIRECTORS-GENERAL FEDERAL RADIO CORPORATION OF NIGERIA

1

Alhaji Dahiru Modibbo

B. 726

2

Alhaji Abdurrahman Michika 

B.1104

 

ONE SPEAKER HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

1

Alhaji Ibrahim Jalo Waziri

B. 457

 

PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY, OPEC

1

Dr. Rilwan Lukman

B. 867

2

Alh. Muhammadu Ngilerama

B.

 

ONE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS

1

H.E, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule          (Dan Masanin Kano)

B. 463

 

ONE DIRECTOR GENERAL, WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION

1

Professor Patrick Obasi 

B. 791

 

FIRST AFRICAN TO BE COMMISSIONED AT SANDHURST MILITARY ACADEMY, UK

1

Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari

B. 572

 

ONE DIRECTOR GENERAL-NIGERIA ECONOMIC SUMMIT GROUP (NESG)

1

Engr. Mansur Ahmed

B. 1521

 

ONE PRESIDENT NIGERIAN GUILD OF EDITORS

1

Mallam Garba Shehu

B. 2768

 

TWO DIRECTORS GENERAL, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONCESSIONING COMMISSION OF NIGERIA

1

Engr. Mansur Ahmed

B. 1521

2

Barr. Aminu A. Dikko

B. 3122

 

ONE DIRECTOR GENERAL, NATIONAL BOUNDARIES COMMISSION

1

Alhaji Sadiq Marafa Diggi (Sarkin Bauran Gwandu)

B. 2291

 

TWO MEMBERS OF NORTHERN LIONS (NORTH’S FIRST FOOTBALL TEAM)

1

. David Deshi

B. 618

2

.Zaidu Gusau

B. 647