Senator Hadi Abubakar Sirika – State Minister Aviation
Born March 2, 1964 in Katsina, Senator Sirika is a trained pilot. He obtained Aircraft Engineering Maintenance License Certificate from the Flight Safety International Limited in the United States of America.
Senator Sirika has vast experiences in road and aviation transport management, having served as the Managing Director of a privately-owned company – Prakia Geo-Mechanik International Limited from 1998 to 1999 and General Manager of Katsina State Transport Authority from 1999 to 2000.
He was elected Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2011 to represent Katsina North on the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC). He was also in the House of Representatives between 2003 to 2007 on the platform of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party.
Senator Sirika is an avid polo player.