Management

Abbas M. Dalhatu 42, is the Managing Director and Executive Director in charge of Business Development. He is a pioneer promoter of the company and eventually spearheaded the engineering design, technology acquisition, assembly, training and commissioning if the first station.

He brings on board years of entrepreneurial and project management experience and a passion and drive for electronic media. He currently supervises research and development; commercial and advertising policy formulation and brand development as well as the on-going stations expansion program.
Since inception, he has been a director and secretary to the Board of Directors of the Company as well as member and secretary of the Editorial Board of the Company. He is married with children. He is an associate registered practitioner of advertising and a graduate of Boston University, Massachusetts, USA.


Umar Sa’id T/Wada: Is the General Manager Freedom Radio, prior to this, he was a Classroom Teacher, Wudil Local Government, Kano State, Clerical Assistant, Ministry of Works and Housing, Kano State and News Assistant Nigerian Television Authority, NTA Kano, Reporter/Editor/Current Affairs Officer, Kano State TV Corporation, CTV 67,  He was International Broadcaster (Hausa) with Voice of America, Washington D.C., Correspondent (Stringer) Deutsche Welle (Voice of Germany).  AGM Operations Freedom Radio, Editor in Chief/Publisher Factual (Weekly Newspapers, Kano, Special Assistant to the Kano State Governor on Media Affairs, Deputy Director, Press & Public Relations, Government House Kano, He is also a member of many professional bodies some of which are: Nigerian Union of Journalists, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and Nigerian Guild of Editors. He is currently the General Manager freedom Radio Kano.



Ibrahim Jamilu Dahiru: Is The Assistant General Manager Engineering Freedom Radio
, he is an Electrical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (2001). He has under gone professional training at the United State Telecommunication Training Institute (2005). He had also undergone Training at Deutsche Welle Akademie for a Certificate in Modern Studio Technologies (2004). He has certificates in Computer Electronics, Computer Fundamentals, and Project Management from Brain bench Online Certifications.
Ibrahim-Jamilu Dahiru is a registered member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Nigerian Computer Society (NCS), Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) International Association for Engineers and Computer Scientists (IAENG), Nigerian (Chartered) Institute of Management (NIM) and International Muslim Association of Scientists and Engineers (IMASE). He is currently the Assistant General Manager Engineering of Freedom Radio.


Haj. Saratu Dalhatu- is the Assistant General Manager, Administration and Finance.

She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Economics from Bayero University and Masters Degree in both Banking & Finance and Public Policy & Administration from Bayero University.

She began her working career with First Bank of Nigeria and has worked in several departments of the bank’s Fagge and Kano Main Branches before resigning in the year 1998.

She joined the services of Freedom Radio in December 2003 as the Head of Administration and Finance Department. Hajiya Saratu is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chattered)


Musa K. Mamman: Is the Station Manager Freedom Radio Kano. He  holds Bachelor of Arts and Masters Degree in Mass Communication, as well as Masters Degree in Development Studies from Bayero University and also possesses a Diploma in Journalism and Certificate in Sub-editing from Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos. He worked with Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) for over 26 years. He served the NTA at its Kano Station and Kaduna Network Centre in various capacities including News Reporter, Editor, Live Commentator, Current Affairs & Documentary Producer, Network Newscaster, Producer Network Footprints Program and Assistant Manager, News. He also holds various Certificates in Presentation and Political Reporting from NTA training Centres. He is currently the Station, Manager Freedom Radio Kano.


Adamu S. Ladan- is the Station Manager, Freedom Radio, Dutse Jigawa State. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications, a Masters Degree in Development Studies and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management all from Bayero University. He also possesses a Certificate in Reporting Procedures (CIT/USAID/OTI) and a Certificate in Industrial Relations from Michael Imodu Institute of Labour Studies, Ilorin. Ladan  has over 20 years experience in the mass media and related fields.  He served in various capacities (Reporter, Senior and Principal Reporter, Deputy Editor and Acting Editor) at Triumph Publishing Company, Kano, Public Relations Officer of Bank of the North (now Unity Bank), Director of Press to the Katsina State Military Administrator (1997-1999), Investigations Officer at Public Complaints Commission (Katsina), and Current Affairs Officer with Katsina Radio. He also served briefly as Assistant Secretary for Funtua Local Government. He has published many works and was a former Chairman of Katsina State Council of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Member of National Executive Council of NUJ among numerous other positions held. He is an Associate of the National Institute of Public Relations (ANIPR) and a member of the Nigerian (Chartered) Institute of Management (NIM).


Mohammed Koleh: Is the Manager Admin and Finance Freedom Radio Kano Station. He holds higher national diploma in accounting from Kano, Kano state polytechnic, postgraduate diploma in account and finance, master degree in treasury management at Bayero University Kano. He has over twenty years working experience at various organizations such as, BOAP, NECCO and Accounting firm Aminu Ibrahim & Co. he is a member Insitute of treasury management of Nigeria.


Adamu Ismail Garki: Is the manager programmes Freedom Radio Kano Station. He holds master degree in development studies, postgraduate diploma in development studies, Advance Diploma in Public Administration, and Professional Diploma In Mass Communication, all from Bayero University Kano. He served as a translation officer, editor, controller news, assistant director news and current affairs Jigawa Broadcasting corporation Dutse. Deputy director press and public relations government house Kano. He also served as a translation officer, news caster Nigerian television Authority Kano, also head of political unit Kano State Television Corporation CTV67, he was a clerical officer Bank Of the North Kano, assistant water revenue officer, water resources and engineering construction agency(WRECA) Kano.


Usman Usman: Head Of News And Current Affairs Freedom Radio Kano Station. Prior to this, he worked with Nigerian Social insurance Trust Fund as a senior manager(1993-2006), Assistant Manager Public Affairs Kano foundation(1990-1993), Public Relations Officer Kano Chamber of Commerce(1989-1990), Senior Current Affairs Officer Radio Kano(1984-1989). He holds a bachelor degree in History/Islamic studies, and has a graduate certificate in education, he is a member Nigerian Union of Journalist and Nigerian Institute of public relations.



Mohammed Ali Dala –
 is the Head of Engineering Freedom Radio Kano Station. Prior to this, he served  at the Engineering department of Radio Kano.  He holds  Diploma  from the school of technology Kano. Junior and Senior Engineering certificates from the Federal radio corporation of Nigeria training school Shogunle in Lagos. Maintenance/management training- University of Ibadan. Senior management course-NITT Zaria/ITF training school Kano. Attended seminars and conventions of AES and NAB  in Switzerland and Dallas Fort Worth in the United states of America respectively.


Auwalu Yusuf Mohammed: Head of Marketing Freedom Radio Kano station. He Holds Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing from Olabisi Onabanjo University of Ogun State of Nigeria.  he worked with Kano Broadcasting Corporation (Television and Radio) in 1991 as a Sales Executive,  he joined Freedom Radio in the year 2003 as a Marketing Officer. He is a member of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Nigerian Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) and also a Graduate member of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations NIPR.

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