Aliyu Bissala was ma'aji
of Suleja and son of Muhammadu Gani, late emir of Suleja. He is a gradaute of Katsina Higher College.
During the first republic, he represented Suleja then known as Abuja in the House of Representatives. Prior to joining the house, he was treasurer of the Abuja Native Authority. He had his education at Bida Middle School and in 1950, he recieved a British scholarship to U.K.
1959 Abuja parliamentary election
- Aliyu Bissalla NPC - 17,426
- Naroka Diko AG - 4,493
- Muhammadu Ladan NEPU - 1,252
- 91)Guide to the Parliament of the Federation. p 41