Meet Katsina State Governor, Dikko Radda: Biography, Net Worth, Spouse, Education, And Career

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Dikko Radda is a Nigerian economist, politician and the incumbent governor of Katsina State who assumed duty on 29th May 2023.

He was elected governor of Katsina State in the 2023 Nigerian gubernatorial elections.

Who is Dikko Radda?

Dikko Radda is a Nigerian economist, politician and the incumbent governor of Katsina State.

Full name: Dikko Umar Radda

Age: 53

Date of birth: 10 September 1969

Place of birth: Dutsin-Ma, North-Central State, Nigeria (now in Katsina State)

State of origin: Katsina State

Nationality: Nigerian

Education: Radda Primary School, Kafanchan College of Education,  Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

Spouse: Fatima Dikko

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Children: Update soon

Net worth: Not Declared

Religion: Islam

Occupation: Politician, Economist

Political party: All Progressives Congress

Parents: Update soon

The period 2013 to 2015 gave birth to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Radda held posts in the party hierarchy, which saw him emerge as the APC National Welfare Secretary, a position he held for a period of one year, from 2014 to 2015.

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After the 2015 general elections, he was appointed as Chief of Staff to the Executive Governor of Katsina State, Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari.

Radda established the Gwagware Foundation in 2016. The foundation helps people from rural communities in improving their living conditions through the provision of basic social amenities. He supports them with foodstuff, medical care, water supply, and employment opportunities.

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