Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia (born 1965) is a Nigerian lawyer and politician who has served as the deputy chief of staff to the president of Nigeria (office of the vice president) since 2023. He previously served as the Senator representing Jigawa North-East from 2019 to 2023, and as deputy Governor of Jigawa State from 2001 to 2007 and from 2015 to 2019.
|Deputy Chief of Staff to the President|
|Assumed office |
14 June 2023
|Preceded by||Ade Ipaye|
|Senator for Jigawa North-East|
11 June 2019 – 11 June 2023
|Preceded by||Ubali Shittu|
|Succeeded by||Ahmad Abdulhamid Malam Madori|
|Deputy Governor of Jigawa State|
29 May 2015 – 29 May 2019
|Preceded by||Ahmad Mahmud|
|Succeeded by||Umar Namadi|
2001 – 29 May 2007
|Succeeded by||Ahmad Mahmud|
|Attorney General of Jigawa State|
|Born||1965 (age 57–58)|
Jigawa State, Nigeria
|Political party||All Progressives Congress|
Hadejia attended Sacred Heart Primary School Kaduna and Barewa College Zaria, after which he enrolled in the School of Basic Studies at Ahmadu Bello University for a year, passing the IJMB, which gave him the opportunity for direct admission in a degree course in law at the same institution in 1983. He graduated with a law degree in 1986 and went to the Law School Lagos for his B.L. qualification and subsequent call to Nigerian Bar. He also enrolled in diploma course at Oxford University, where he obtained a diploma in computing.
Two years later, he joined Liberty Merchant Bank Lagos, where he worked in credit administration, banking operations and international treasury for eight years.
He was appointed the Deputy Governor before the elections in 2003 and ran again as a Deputy Governor on the ANPP tickets a few months later and continued in that position till 2007.
In 2014, he was involved in the formation of the All Progressive Congress APC as a state leader of the ANPP, one of the three political parties that formed alliance and was elected Deputy Governor of Jigawa State on joint serving in that role from 2015 to 2018. He ran for and won a senate seat in 2018 and is currently the senator representing the Jigawa North East senatorial zone.
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