Freedom Radio Nigeria

Editorial Board


Alhaji Adamu Aliyu Kiyawa (Dan Masanin Dutse), Chairman:

Educator, veteran journalist, administrator and businessman. A registered professional teacher, he taught at the College of Preliminary Studies, Yola and Usman Daniel University in Sokoto. He was the initiator and founding Chairman of Dutse Capital (now Dutse International Model) School. He served as the Commissioner of Education in Jigawa State and is now the Proprietor of Gateway International Schools in Kano and Dutse. He started his journalistic career with NTA, Yola, was editor of Albinos newspaper in Kano and worked with the BBC in London for several years before serving as Commissioner of Information, Youths, Sports and Culture in Jigawa State. He has served/serves as member/chairman of several ommittees/associations/boards at both state and national levels, including banks and other financial institutions. He also served as commissioner of lands and regional planning in Jigawa State. He is still a practising broadcaster. Adamu Kiyawa holds a bachelor’s degree in Hauwa and Graduate Certificate in Education from Abdullahi Bayero College/Amadu Bello University and a master’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. 


Alhaji Bello Mahmud: a retired controller of Nigerian customs Service, was a pioneer Managing Director Kano State Television Corporation CTV67 from 1982-1988, Director of Programmes Radio Kano 1980-1982, Senior Producer Radio Nigeria NBC Kano 1978, Producer In charge of Hausa Service Radio Nigeria 1975-1978, programme assistant in charge of Sokoto Provincial Broadcast 1968-1969. He holds Diploma in Public Relations and international affairs as well as journalism 1973, Diploma in German Language 1972. He has Various certificates for a number of seminars and other courses attended at home and abroad.

Professor Salisu A. Abdullahi: A Professor of Sociology (with teaching and research interests in criminology, social problems and social policy). He was formerly, the Head of Sociology department, Bayero University and former Special Adviser (Social Policy) to the Chief of General Staff and Vice-Chairman   Provisional Ruling Military Council, Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was a research fellow at the School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London (1994) and visiting scholar, Cleveland State University, USA (2005). Professor Abdullahi served on various national and international committees and boards. He is a patron and member of different professional, occupational and social organizations.

Hajia Rakiya Sani: An Educationist with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Islamic Studies, she was a Programme Manager USAID 1999-2001, Head of Language and Literature Department in the History and Culture Bureau 1988-1991, a Producer and Director Kano State Television Corporation CTV67 1984-1988, Managing Director Confidence Communication, Vice President Centre for Democratic Journalism, Board Member Women in Community Development all from 2001 to date. She is a Policy Analyst.

Alhaji Abbas M. Dalhatu (‘Yan Dakan Kano), GMD/CEO: 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.

Ado Saidu Warawa, Acting Station Manager (Kano)/Secretary:

Adamu Ismaila Garki, AGM Operations:

Maryam Dalhatu, Acting Station Manager (Kaduna):

Bashir Atuwa Gumel, Station Manager (Dutse):


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