Who Is Friday Paul Sani Makama?
Hon. Friday Paul Sani (Makama) is a Kogi born classical politician, tough leader, diplomat, indefatigable grassroots advocate, author, businessman, generous and a high flying philanthropist.
Born: January 1st 1970.
Education: Kaduna Study Centre, Kaduna State.
University Of Abuja.
LGA: Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi State.
State: Kogi State.
Occupation: Businessman, Politician.
Political Party: APC.
Early Life And Education
Friday Paul Sani (Makama) is ancestrally a son of Uwowo of Akayama clan in Ogbogbo near Ajaka in Igalamela axis of the local government area.
Friday Makama was born at Odolu in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi State on the 1st of January, 1970. to the family of Pa. Ademu Peter Sani and Mrs Laruba Anyagba of Achadu-Attah dynasty.
Friday Paul Sani started his educational career at Qua Iboe Primary School Odolu between 1975 to 1981. Makama later enrolled in a Vocational Trade between 1975-1985 as an apprentice in a motorcycle repairs workshop (roadside mechanic).
However, the quests to obtain sound education pushed him to, and gained admission at Odolu District Secondary School between 1985-1991 where he bagged the West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE) with success.
Afterwards, he proceeded to the prestigious Kogi State University, Anyigba and obtained Diploma in Mass Communication.
A man on foot cannot compete with a man on a horse. No doubt, vision gives Elder Comr Friday Paul Sani the horse to ride on his studies at the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ) where he bagged Higher Diploma in Journalism.
In the same vain, he is a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Certificate holder from Institute of Journalism (IIJ) Kaduna Study Centre, Kaduna State Nigeria.He has since bagged his MSc in journalism from the prestigious University of Abuja, Nigeria.
Friday Paul Sani is a great and noble patriots who takes pride in Igala history, cultural heritage and refuses to allow their identity to be redefined, watered down, eradicated and decimated on the alter of irredentist politics, ruling class hegemony, murutus impetus and what have you.
He is the first Kogi indigene and ebullient Igala youth to be appointed as an International Human Right Commission Advisor to Nigeria and African countries which is more of a call to duty based on his antecedents than a job.
Elder Comrade Friday Sani Makama, in 1998, under the platform of Igala Youth Forum, spearheaded the agitation for the freedom of economic trees in Igala Kingdom beginning from Odolu Community from the scary claws and firm grips of the Royal sons of the Late Attah of Igala, HRH ALHAJI ALIYU OBAJE.
This is with a view to restore, defend and preserve the very essence of who we are as a people. In fact it is an efforts geared towards breaking the shackles of bondage and chains of mental slavery.
Friday Sani Makama believes strongly we all possess the right to equal political and legal treatment.
We must, however, not fail to ask of what real value are political and legal equality to a man who has no food to eat, no clothes to wear, no roof to shelter him, no chance to earn a livelihood? Hence, in an unjust society, silence is a crime.
This singular believe facilitated the call to march for freedom with songs of liberty from early stage of Elder Makama’s life.
Friday Sani Makama initiated Kogi Youth Empowerment & Skill Acquisition Centre, Lokoja in his capacity as Special Advicer (SA) to Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, the then Governor of Kogi State.
He emerged winner in a keenly contested election as member Kogi State House of Assembly representing Igalamela/Odolu Constituency, Lokoja between (2011-2015, 2015-2019).
Before His Decamp To The All Progressive Congress This February 2021, Makama Was a strong PDP 2 Terms House Of Assembly Member And A Former SA During H.E Alhaji Ibrahim Idris The Then Former Governor Of Kogi State.
Friday Makama is a Christian and happily married with children.
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