SENATOR REPRESENTING KADUNA CENTRAL SENATORIAL DISTRICT
A life dedicated to human service is a full time commitment barely few are able to uphold. Mallam Uba Sani has lived an exemplary life that shows his passion for human and societal development. With experiences in the business, government and civil environment, he has bagged quite a few impressive responsibilities as a civil right activist, development worker, social entrepreneur, philanthropist, and counting.
Special Adviser – Political
To The FCT Minister
Deputy National Chairman – North
Joint Action Committee (JACON)
2015 till Date
Senior Special Assistant – Public Affairs
To The President
National Vice Chairman- North
Campaign For Democracy
He was formerly a Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs during the era of President Olusegun Obasanjo, and Special Adviser (Political) to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Over time, he has built a political fortune with a reservoir of very loyal supporters. He cut his teeth in the institutions of public service when he also served with the Kaduna State Ministry of Works and Housing.
Born on 31st December, 1970, he holds the Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Calabar, a Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration from University of Abuja, and a Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Kaduna Polytechnic.
He has attended many courses and conferences (both nationally and internationally) in the areas of human rights, development and democracy. He is an alumnus of the United States Government’s International Visitors and Leadership Program (IVLP). The program which focused on “Volunteerism and NGO Management” enriched Malam Uba Sani’s knowledge on development issues and impacted on his career goals as a politician and community leader.
He is happily married with children and a sports enthusiast.
MOVEMENT FOR FREEDOM AND JUSTICE
Malam Uba Sani has played an unforgettably leading role in the struggle against military authoritarianism in Nigeria, leaving behind a footprint of bravery and patriotism. He deployed his organizational and networking skills in creating a strategic base for the pro-democracy movement in Northern Nigeria. He also made ample use of his civil society organization, the Movement for Freedom and Justice to champion the rights of the underprivileged and offered them unfettered access to justice. He was variously the National Vice Chairman (North) of Campaign for Democracy (CD) and Deputy National Chairman (North) of the Joint Action Committee (JACON) led by the legendary Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN.
THE UBA SANI FOUNDATION
He founded the Uba Sani Foundation, devoted to entrepreneurship and skills acquisition for youths, women and the underprivileged. The Foundation served as a unique window of training and job opportunities for energetic, young people in Kaduna State, thereby making the beneficiaries economically self-reliant.