Adamu Gaya

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Adamu Gaya was a Gaya, Kano State born politician and administrator who was a senator under the People's Redemption Party, representing Kano South.

He was educated at Gaya Elementary School, Kano Middle School, and Katsina College. In the 1970s, he was a groundnut and textile businessman and was later a member of the Gaya Local Government.

Electoral history

1979 Kano South senatorial election

  • Adamu Gaya PRP - 121,651
  • Sule Gaya NPN - 43,056
  • Sabo Usman GNPP - 7,659
  • Alli Nagwan UPN - 3,518



  • (1)Michael Afolabi. Nigeria in transition, 1978-1979 : an annotated bibliography of party politics, elections, and the return to civil rule. p 323