Freedom Radio Nigeria

Board of Directors




Alhaji Ado Mohammed

A highly accomplished  entrepreneur with vast experience in business, industry,  Alh. Ado had a rich career in the banking sector. He was Branch Manager of Kaduna, Kontagora and Malumfashi Branches as well as Head of Bills and Credit in the Kano Branch of the then Barclays Bank (now Union Bank). He was also a pioneer management staff of the then Kano Cooperative Bank (which was subjected to several transitions and now known as the entity, Unity Bank).
Alhaji Ado Mohammed has in the past served as the Vice-President and President of the Kano Chamber of Commerce, Mines and Agriculture and National Vice-President of the Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Mines and Agriculture. He is the Chief Executive Officer of FILAPS, the parent company of Freedom Radio.

Alhaji Bashir M. Dalhatu (Wazirin Dutse)
Vice Chairman

A reputable lawyer with  impeccable track record , he held the dignified positions of Minister of Internal Affairs (1997-1998), Minister of Power and Steel (1993-1997), Secretary for Transport and Aviation (1993), and the  Chairman of the Nigerian Agricultural and Cooperative Bank (1991-1993). He is  an accomplished industrialist, businessman, and a staunch political activist. He is aso honorary consul of the Republic of Tunisia in Nigeria

Abbas M. Dalhatu (‘Yan Dakan Kano)
Managing Director

Alh Abbas M. Dalhatu is currently the Managinig Director of Freedom Radio Group.

Alh. Adamu Aliyu Kiyawa (‘Dan Masanin Dutse)

Haj. Aishatu M. Dalhatu

Engr. Dahiru Ibrahim

Holds a higher certificate from the Institute of Electronics and Radio Engineers, South London; UK. He started his work career and held several positions at the Broadcasting Company of Northern Nigeria from 1968-1976, and was General Manager of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA Kano) from 1979-1986, and Zonal Managing Director NTA Zone D in 1985. During the course of his career, he served as a Commissioner in several ministries including  the Ministry of Works and Housing, Commerce and Industry  Lands and Regional Planning from 1986-1991 in the former Kano State.  He is the Founder and Chairman of Shimalcom Limited, a private Communications Company from 1991 to date.

Alh. Farouk M. Dalhatu

Alh. Shehu M. Dalhatu

Alh. Bello Mohammed Maisudan (Tafidan Dutse)

Alhaji Wali Mohammed Dalhatu

A graduate of Alabama State University, Auburn, with a Bsc. in Finance (1986), an OND in marketing (1983). He started his career with Dalfam Nigeria Limited as a sales representative, General Manager of Arewa Paper Converters 1988, and Group Director of Duncan Oil and Gas Company 2010 to date.

Alhaji Wada Abdullahi Kachako

Holds a qualification in Electrical Engineering and a Certificate in Engineering and Management from the United Kingdom. He began his career as an Engineering Assistant at the Broadcasting Company of Northern Nigeria, was a  pioneer staff of the Nigeria Television Authority, Kano and also pioneer management staff and later General Manager/CEO of CTV 67 the present ARTV

He was an integral member of the Constitutional Assembly [Constitution Drafting] 1988/1989. Upon retirement  he. went in private practice and owns a company, MASO Energy Ltd., that specialises  in the construction of Hydro,Earth and Coffer Dams, boreholes and the design of pipelines, to mention a few.

Currently, he is a Board member of  various  Organisations  among which are; CTV 67, Kano State Rural Electrification Board, Freedom Radio, Pyramid Broadcasting Services, Integrated Development Consultants Ltd.

Alh. Usaini M. Dalhatu

Alh. Kabiru M. Mohammed



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