Adamu Ciroma Profile
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Who Is Adamu Ciroma?
Adamu Ciroma Date Of Birth & Death
Former CBN Governor Adamu Ciroma was born on 20 November 1934 in Potiskum, Yobe State, Nigeria
Adamu Ciroma Wife & Children
Former Minister of Finance, Mallam Adamu Ciroma got married to Hajiya Inna Maryam Ciroma.
and the couple was blessed with children.
Adamu Ciroma Death And Causes Of Death
Ciroma died on Thursday, 5th of July at the aged of 84 years, and He has been buried at the Federal Capital Territory in accordance with Muslim rites.
He was a seasoned journalist, an astute administrator, and an outstanding politician, who also held ministerial portfolios at the federal level.
He forcefully announced himself on the nation’s political landscape when he emerged runners-up to Alhaji Shehu Shagari at the defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN) presidential primaries for the 1979 presidential contest.
ABUJA-Elder statesman and former Minister of Finance, Mallam Adamu Ciroma who was also a one-time Minister of Agriculture died in an Abuja hospital on Thursday after battling a protracted illness.
Adamu Ciroma Education Career
Ciroma attended primary schools in Fika and Potiskum. Later he attended the Bornu Middle School and Barewa College, Zaria before he proceeded to the Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology also in Zaria.
He graduated from the University of Ibadan in 1961 and joined the civil service as an administrative officer. He became a Senior Assistant Secretary, Federal Ministry of Mines and Power in 1966, and later, Editor, New Nigerian Newspapers where he eventually became the Managing Director and later CBN Governor.
Adamu Ciroma Political career
In September 1983, Ciroma became the chairman of a presidential transition committee, with a term of reference of making proposals on how to restructure the federal government.
His death was received with sadness by President Muhammad Buhari Thursday according to his Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.
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