Hashim Muhmmadu Adaji was a former minister of State for the Air force and Works in the Cabinet of Tafawa Balewa. He was also a member of the House of Representatives during the first republic where he represented the Igala north district.
He attended Dekina Elementary School and the Provincial School. He then worked for the Igala Native Authority dispensary before joining the Nigerian Railway Service in 1948.
1959 Igala East parliamentary election
- H.M. Adaji Indep 11,852
- A.Y. Amadu NPC 4,485
- J.A. Amodu NEPU 740
- Musa Enebi AG 697
- (1)Guide to the Parliament of the Federation. p 38