The former Katsina state house of assembly legislator was a man of excellence, loved by many and adored by many more during his time. Born on 10th January 1960, he attended Ambuttai primary school katsina from 1967-1974, Arabic teacher’s college ATC from 1974 – 1980 . Hon Miqdad saude worked with AD Saude & sons general merchandise in future in the early ’80s before joining politics.
He was the chairman of different political associations and youth unions, famously he held the position of chairman Nigeria Youth Organi7zing (NYO) katsina state chapter and also campaign coordinator of late Gen Sani Abacha presidential campaign. In 1999 late hon Miqdad saude joined the people democratic party PDP and was elected member katsina state house of Assembly, representing Katsina Local Government from 1999-200.
A reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more. Late saude was re-elected for the second time in office, a position he held until his death. He was the chairman house committee on special duties and subsequently chairman local government and chieftaincy affairs.
During his time in the house, he sponsored more than 20 motions for the benefit of his constituency and was among high powered delegations that went round to many countries for trade deals that brought many developments to katsina state . He was among the staunch supporters of the then Governor of Katsina State Late Umaru Musa Yaradua, during 2003 campaign late Governor was quoted to have said ” a vote for Hon Miqdad AD Saude is a vote for myself ”
On 20th December 2004, the state was left shocked as the news broke that Hon Miqdad met with his death while he was disembarking on a journey from Abuja to Katsina in midnight. His remain arrived the next day during the night and the late Yaradua waited from afternoon till night to pay his last respect to his ally and staunch supporter.
We pray Almighty Allah to grant him eternal rest, Ameen .