Biography Of Sani Saidu

Saidu Muhammed Dansadau (born 20 June 1953) was elected Senator for the Zamfara Central constituency of Zamfara State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the All People’s Party (APP) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999. He was reelected in April 2003 on the All Nigeria People’s Party platform for another four years

NAME: Sani Saidu

DATE OF BIRTH: 20 June 1953

PLACE OF BIRTH: Zamfara Nigeria



After taking his seat in the Senate in June 1999, Dansadau was appointed to committees on Public Accounts, Health, Labour, Commerce (chairman), National Planning and Internal Affairs. For several years he was Secretary-General of the Northern Senators’ Forum.

In March 2005 Dansadau called for the Senate President, Chief Adolphus Wabara, to resign since he had been implicated in the N55 million bribery scandal.[7] In April 2005 Wabara did finally resign after allegations were made that he and others took a $400,000 bribe from the education minister, Fabian Osuji.

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