President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda as the Director General and Chief Executive Officer (DG/CEO) of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN).
A statement on Monday by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and signed by Bolaji Adebiyi Director of Press of the SGF said Dr. Radda graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, in 1996.
“He obtained two Master’s Degrees in Agricultural Extension and in International Affairs and Diplomacy; and also his Ph. D Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, all from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, between 1998 and 2015,” Adebiyi said.
He added that Radda who was a teacher, banker and local government chairman, was until his new appointment, the Chief of Staff to Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State.