Engineer Nuhu Gidado, born on the 5th of October, 1958 is one of the children of the recently late Waziri of Jama'are in Bauchi State. Coming through from humble and yet royal beginnings, Engr. Gidado has had his career finely sculptured by the best of institutions, especially, the famous and prestigious Barewa College Zaria where he obtained his o-level and the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where he bagged his first degree in Building Engineering.
Having enjoyed government scholarship all through his early education, it was natural for him to have started his working career as a civil servant with the Bauchi State Government from 1983 to 1992 where he progressively rose through the ranks from Building Engineer II up to an acting Director. During those ten years of service with his state government, records have shown that, Engineer Gidado's exemplary and starling qualities did not go unnoticed as he was extraordinarily;
*Commended for selfless service in 1985,
*Given an Accelerated promotion in 1987,
*Earned another commendation for dedication to duty in 1987,
*Given another Accelerated promotion in 1988,