Masari gets aide on legislative matters

Masari gets aide on legislative matters

By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina

Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari has appointed former member of the State Assembly representing Katsina local government area, Faruk Hambali, as Special Adviser on legislative matters.

The Governor, who immediately after the State executive council meeting at the government house chamber, said Faruk’s wealth of experience in legislative affairs is commendable, having served as a lawmaker in 2015.

Hon. Faruk Hambali was born on 15th September 1959 at Rafin Dadi Quarters in the ancient city of Katsina. Hon Faruk Hambali started his primary education at Rafin Dadi Primary School,
Katsina from 1966 to 1972.

After obtaining his Primary School Leaving Certificate in 1972, Hon. Faruk proceeded to the famous Barewa College Zaria from 1972-1976, from where he obtained his West African Examination Council Certificate. In his quest to acquire more knowledge, Hon. Faruk gained admission to study Higher National Diploma in Estate Management at Kaduna
Polytechnic in 1977.

He successfully completed the course in 1981 and thereafter proceeded to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi for Bachelor Degree of Technology in Estate Management course in 1987, a course he successfully completed in 1990. Hon. Faruk was again offered admission to study Master of Science Degree on Land Resources Development at Bayero University, Kano from 2004-2008. Not done yet, Hon. Faruk was offered admission to study Master’s Degree on Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 2010. A course he successfully completed in 2012.

Hon. Faruk began his working career at Allied Bank of Nigeria Plc Head Office in 1993 as Senior Manager, Project/Facilities
Management and was later promoted to Senior Manager Administration from 1996-1997. He thereafter joined Faruk and
Partners, Chartered Estate Surveyors and Valuers as Principal Consultant from 2000-2014. In 2014, Hon. Faruk ventured into politics and having secured the nomination of his political party, the All Progressive Congress in Katsina Local Government, he contested and worn the election as Member, Katsina State House of Assembly, representing Katsina Local Government in 2015.

During his legislative career, Hon. Faruk served as Chairman, House of Assembly Standing Committee on Budget /Appropriation from 2015-2019. He had also served as a Member on various State House of Assembly Standing
Committees namely; Finance, Economic Planning, Water Resources, Land and Survey, Administration and Primary Health Care among others.

He also served as a State Standing Committee Member on Constitutional Amendment and Resource Control in Nigeria. Hon. Faruk was elected as Majority Leader of the State House of Assembly from 2016-2019.

Hon. Faruk is a Registered Member Chartered Estate Surveyors and Valuers |RSVJ; Estate Surveyors and Valuers Board of Nigeria [ESUABON]; Nigeria Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers [M041221; Chartered Member, Certified Institute of Auctioneers of Nigeria [NO019302].

Hon. Faruk had attended several workshops and seminars on Banking Practices, Project Management and on Legislative.

Hon. Faruk enjoys reading,
Duties within and outside Nigeria. Hon. Faruk enjoys reading, travelling and carrying Out research and oriented assignments as his hobbies.

His contributions towards the development of Al Progressive Congress Party in Katsina State, His Excellency, the Governor
appointed him as the Special Adviser, Legislative Maters.

Hon Fark Hambali is happily married with children

While acknowledging the appointment, Faruk Hambali, expressed gratitude to Governor Aminu Bello Masari for the honour done to him as he promised not betrayed the confidence repose on him.