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Amazing! Read about the school that has produced 6 presidents,25 governors, Ministers and others in Nigeria


Barewa College in Zaria, Kaduna State has produced many notable Presidents, Ministers,governors and nationalists in Nigeria.
Barewa college was founded in 1921 by British Governor, General Hugh Clifford, it was  was normally  known as Katsina College but changed it's name to Kaduna College in 1938 and later changed it to Government College, Zaria in 1949.
Below are a list of former Nigerian presidents, ministers, governors who attended the prestigious college.
1. Alh. Ahmadu Bello, Premier of Northern Nigeria from 1954 to 1966
- Alh. Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa, Prime Minister of Nigeria from 1960 to 1961
2. Gen. Murtala Mohammed, Military President from 1975 to 1976
3. Gen. Yakubu Gowon(retd.), Military President from 1966 to 1975
4. Alh. Shehu Shagari, President of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983
5. Alh. Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010
6. Mallam Adamu Ciroma , 3-time Minister (Industries; Agriculture; and Finance)
7. Prof. Jubril Aminu - 2-time Minister (Education; Petroleum and Mineral Resources)
8. Alh. Umaru Dikko - Ex-Minister of Transportation
9. Alh. Ibrahim Mahmud Alfa, Ex-Governor of Kaduna State
10. Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State
11. Dr. Orji Uzor-Kalu, Ex-Governor of Abia State Mohammed Bello - (current) Minister of FCT
12. Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazzau(retd.) - Ex-Minister of Interior
13. Air Commodore Ibrahim Alkali(retd.) Ex-Military Governor of Kwara State
15. Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi - Ex-Minister of Education
16. Hon. Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi - Former Chief Justice of Nigeria(CJN)
17.Hon. Justice Uwais - Former Chief Justice of Nigeria
18.Hon. Justice Mohammed Bello, Former Chief Justice of Nigeria among others.

Compiled by Habeebullahi Abdulwasiu (MAC FORTUNATE)

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