We bring you the biography of Hafsat Ganduje, the wife of the executive governor of Kano State.
Ganduje’s wife is a successful politician who is strongly backing his husband, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Hafsat Ganduje Biography
Hafsat Abdulahi Ganduje, born December 28, 1960, better known as Gwaggo, is a popular Nigerian politician and the First Lady of Kano State.
Hafsat Ganduje was born in Kano State where she hails from and had her early education.
Prior to becoming the First Lady of Kano State, she worked in Bayero University as a lecturer a the Faculty of Education.
Early Life and Education
Hafsat Ganduje is originally hails from Kano State where she was born and raised.
She attended Malam Madori Primary School, Shekara Boarding Primary School, and Women Teachers College.
In order to further her education, Hafsat Ganduje got admitted into Bayero University where she graduated with Bachelor of Science in Education
She obtained a Master of Education Psychology in 1992 and a Master of Business Administration in 2004.
In 2015, she earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Administration and Planning in 2015.
Hafsat Ganduje began her career as a teacher, then gained promotion as a principal.
She lectured at the Faculty of Education of Bayero University and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2019 by the Maryniam Abacha American University of Niger.
She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.
In 2019, Ganduje’s wife was given the Great Matron Award by the Nigerian Association for Administration and Planning.
Hafsat Ganduje Net Worth
Hafsat Ganduje is a popular Nigerian politician although her net worth has not been estimated yet.
Hafsat Ganduje Husband
Hafsat Ganduje is married to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, which qualifies her as the First Lady of Kano State.
Hafsat Ganduje has been accused of corruption, according to EFCC report by her own son, Abdulazeez Ganduje, about Hafsat’s involvement in bribery and land fraud.
The EFCC invited her for interview in September 2021 but she declined and was later arrested in early October 2021, in Abuja.