Born on October 1st, 1963 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria, Hon. Dr Tajudeen Abbas is a man of many talents. As an educationist and politician, he has made his mark in Nigerian society by advocating for quality education and contributing to the development of his constituency. In this article, we will delve deeper into the life of this remarkable man, exploring his early life, career, personal life, and achievements.
Hon. Tajudeen Abbas Early Life
Hon. Dr Tajudeen Abbas’s journey started at Kaduna Teacher’s College (KTC) where he obtained a grade II certificate in 1981. He then proceeded to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he studied business administration and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1988. Later on, he obtained a master’s degree in business administration from the same institution in 1993. He furthered his education by completing a doctorate degree in business management at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto in 2010.
Hon. Tajudeen Abbas Career
Hon. Dr Tajudeen Abbas’s career is as diverse as his educational background. He started out as a primary school teacher from 1981 to 1988 before moving on to become a lecturer at a polytechnic in 1989. In 1993, he joined the Kaduna State University (KASU) as a lecturer and taught there until 2001. From 2001 to 2005, Hon. Tajudeen Abbas worked as a marketing manager at NTC Plc.
In 2011, Hon. Tajudeen Abbas was elected into the National Assembly to represent Zaria Federal Constituency. He was re-elected in 2015 under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC). His legislative interests include appropriation, finance, education, national planning, health, and public procurement. He has served in various House committees such as National Planning & Economic Development, Public Procurement, Defense, Social Duties, Finance, and Commerce. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas also served as Vice Chairman at Legislative Compliance Committee from May 2011 to May 2015.
Hon. Tajudeen Abbas Personal Life
Hon. Dr Tajudeen Abbas is a man of family values and is happily married.
Hon. Tajudeen Abbas Awards
Hon. Dr Tajudeen Abbas is a distinguished academic who has received numerous awards and recognitions for his contributions to education in Nigeria. He was awarded the Best Student of History Award in 1981 at KTC Katsina, the Best student of International Finance in 1993 at ABU, Zaria, and was made a Fellow of the Association of Hospitality Management of Nigeria. He was also recognized as the Best Head of Department by Kaduna State Polytechnic in 1993, and as Best Service Manager by Nigerian Institute of Management, Zaria in 2009.
Hon. Dr Tajudeen Abbas is a man who has dedicated his life to the pursuit of knowledge and public service. His impressive academic background and experience in education and business management have made him a valuable asset to the National Assembly. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas’s unwavering commitment to excellence and his numerous awards and recognitions are a testament to his dedication to improving the lives of those around him. He is a true inspiration to us all.