Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe Biography, Family, Age, Career, Spouse, Politics, Networth.

Who is Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe?

Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe is a Nigerian politician, she is the deputy governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria. Being the first female deputy-governor of the state. She was elected during the 2019 Nigerian general elections in February under the ruling political party in Nigeria APC.

On 15 October 2019, as acting Governor, she presented the Kaduna State Government’s 2020 Budget of Renewal to the Kaduna State House of Assembly thereby becoming the first woman in Northern Nigeria to do so.

Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe’s Husband

Alhaji Mohammed

How Old is Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe?

Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe was born on 26 August 1966 into Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed’s family.

Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe Educational Background

She attended Demonstration Primary School, Kagoro, Kaduna State, where she obtained her first school leaving certificate in 1977. She proceeded to Government Girls Secondary School (now Government Girls Science Secondary School) in Soba, where she obtained a General Certificate of Education (GCE) in 1982.

Dr. Balarabe studied Medicine at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, from 1982 and obtained the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree in 1988. She did her internship (housemanship) at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, from 1988-1989, and later the mandatory national youth service at Police Clinic, Owerri, in Imo state from August 1989 to September 1990.

Dr. Hadiza Balarabe attended the West African Postgraduate Medical College and became a member of the West African College of Physicians in Community Health in April 2001. In 2004 she earned the Fellowship of the Medical College in Public Health {FMCPH} from the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria.

Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe
6th Deputy Governor of Kaduna State
Assumed office
29 May 2019
Governor Nasir Elrufai
Preceded by Yusuf Barnabas Bala
Personal details
Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe

SangaKaduna State

Political party All Progressive Congress (APC)
Alma mater University of Maiduguri
Occupation Medical doctor, politician
Profession medical doctorDegree:MBBS

Masters public health


Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe Career

Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe is a registered professional Public Health Physician and Consultant with more than two decades of practice in the public health sector. She began her career in 1990 as a Medical Officer/ Senior Medical Officer I and II at Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, where she served for seven years, from 1991 to 1998. She moved to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, in December 1998 as Senior House Officer/Registrar and became Senior Registrar. In March 2004, she returned to the FCT as Principal Medical Officer (Epidemiology) in the Department of Public Health, which she held from April 2004- June 2005.

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She became Director of Public Health in the FCT in 2014. She held the position until February 2016 when Malam Nasir El-Rufai appointed her as Executive Secretary of the Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency. In 2018, Malam El-Rufai nominated Dr. Hadiza Balarabe as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election. She was sworn in as Deputy Governor on 29 May 2019, the first female to be elected to that office in Kaduna State and the far north of Nigeria. Dr. Hadiza Balarabe is a member of the following professional bodies: Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Association of Public Health Physicians (APHP), Society for Public Health Practitioners in Nigeria (SPHPN), and Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), FCT Chapter.

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Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe Net Worth

She is estimated to be worth between $200k – $500k

Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe Social Media

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External References

  1. ^ “El-Rufai pays May salaries ahead of Sallah celebration”thenationonlineng.net. Retrieved 3 March 2022.
  2. ^ “2019, Which way Southern Kaduna?” Blueprint Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  3. ^ Aza MSUE. “Deputy Governor-elect Hadiza Balarabe Chairs Transition Committee 2019” Leadership Kaduna State. Retrieved 12 March 2019
  4. ^ Premium Times (15 October 2019). “FOR THE RECORD: Full Speech by Kaduna Acting Governor on Presentation of 2020 budget”Premium Times. Retrieved 26 September 2021.
  5. ^ Gabriel, John (23 April 2020). “Kaduna Deputy Governor, Hadiza Balarabe warns public against internet scammers”Daily Post Nigeria. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  6. ^ “Deputy Governor – Kaduna State Government”. Archived from the original on 10 January 2021. Retrieved 15 January 2021.

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