Professor Aishatu Madawaki OFR


Professor Aishatu Madawaki, OFR is a Nigerian academic and politician. She was the first woman professor from the old Sokoto state (comprising present-day Sokoto, Zamfara, and Kebbi States). She served as commissioner under three different administrations in Ministry for Women Affairs and Ministry for Basic Education. An educational psychologist, Prof Madawaki is lecturing educational psychology at Usmanu Danfodio University. Other roles she played in statewide capacities includes – chairperson, Teachers Service board (2004-07). In federal capacity, she was appointed member, Presidential Technical Committee on Housing and Urban Development between 2002 and 2004; member, Presidential Technical Board Federal Mortgage Bank, Abuja (2004-07), and member, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Abuja (2008-2012). In 2014, she was selected as a delegate representing Sokoto State in the sovereign national conference, an initiative of President Goodluck Jonathan on finding lasting solutions to issues that arises in the co-habitation of Nigerians