6 facts about Senator Hadi Sirika – Buhari’s lone ministerial nominee from Katsina
Senator Hadi Sirika was born on the 2nd of March 1964 (age 55) in Sirika village, Dutsi Local Government.
Sen. Sirika Hadi is a former pilot
Former General Manager Katsina State Transport Authority.
Former Member House of Representative, and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, who represents Katsina North Senatorial District under the platform of Congress for Progressive Change.
He became a senator in 2011. Sirika held the position of (Vice-Chairman) of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Committee set by the Nigerian Senate.
He was the minister of State for aviation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria between 2015 to 2019.
As a former pilot, Sirika is a member of the Senate Committee on Aviation. He bares his mind, undisguised, about how not to own a private aircraft through corrupt means.
He also spoke about other issues bordering on piloting and the Aviation sector, in an interview with Jamila Nuhu Musa and Augustine Aminu.