Dikko Umaru Radda Biography: Age, Political Party, Net Worth, Family, Nationality, Religion, State of Origin, Children, Tribe, Wife
Dikko Umaru Radda was born on September 10, 1970, in Dutsin-ma local government of Katsina State. He is a politician and a candidate for governor of Katsina State under the APC party in 2023. He is the Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN). Dikko Umaru Radda was elected governor of Katsina in the 2023 election with 859,892 votes.
|Name:||Dikko Umaru Radda|
|Date of Birth:||September 10, 1969|
|Age:||54 years (2023)|
|State of Origin:||Katsina State|
|Net Worth:||$5 millions|
Early Life and Education
Dikko Umaru Radda was born on September 10, 1969 in Hayin gada town , Dutsinma local government, Katsina state.
He started his first education at Radda Primary School from 1974-1980. He went to Zaria Teachers College between 1980-1985.
He attended Kafanchan College of Education in 1986-1990, where he obtained his NCE certificate.
He joined Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in Bauchi in 1992-1996, where he completed his B-Tech.Agric Economic and Extension (Hons) studies, then he got admission in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1998 -2004 where he obtained MSC Agric Extension and Rural Sociology 2004.
He returned to ABU Zaria in 2005 to obtain a master’s degree in international affairs and diplomacy. He completed his PhD in Agriculture and Rural Sociology in 2015.
Dikko Umaru Radda Career
He was a school teacher between 1989-1999. He worked as a banker with the defunct FSB World Bank between 1999-2003.
He was the Chairman of Charanchi Local Government of Katsina State between January 2005 and April 2007. He was appointed Chairman of Charanchi Local Government Committee in May 2007.
The other positions he holds are; Senior Assistant to Members of Parliament, NASS, Abuja, 2012-2014, Secretary of Public Welfare (APC), June 2014-July 2015.
He held the traditional throne of Gwagwar Katsina in Katsina Emirate and was appointed as Chief of Staff of the Governor of Katsina State.
He is the Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN).
President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Dr Dikko Umaru-Radda for the second time as the chairman of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency in Nigeria that is SMEDAN.
The announcement came from the office of the Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha in a document dated March 12, 2021.
Dr. Dikko Umar Radda entered the politics of seeking the seat of Katsina State Governor, in the politics of 2023.
At the same time, he replaced the chairman of SMEDAN, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, where he handed over to Mr. Wale Fasanya, after he won the Katsina State Governorship primary election under the APC party.
Dikko Umaru Radda Net Worth
He is a politician and a candidate for governor of Katsina State under the APC party in 2023. He has an estimated net worth of $5 millions.