The wave of the media has taken a new turn in the nursing community today with the news of a nurse senator elect (Hassan Nasiha) whose victory came after the shocking zamfara supreme court judgement today.
In an unprecedented judicial pronouncement, Nigeria’s Supreme Court awarded governorship, National Assembly and state Assembly elective posts to the the runner up in to the Zamfara. This is owing to the fact that the 2019 All progressive Party primary election was not properly conducted (court findings) in accordance with the Constitution of the party.
Gusau, who has contested under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2019 senatorial election lost the election to Aliyu Ikra Bilbis (APC) – Zamfara Central.
This is the edited wikipedia profile of Hassan Muhammad:
Hassan Muhammed Gusau, or Hassan Nasiha (born 12 December 1960) was elected Senator for the Zamfara Central constituency of Zamfara State , Nigeria , taking office on 29 May 2007. He was a member of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the current PDP chairman zamfara state also a member PDP board of trustees.
Gusau obtained a Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery. He held appointments as Commissioner for Health, Commerce, Environment Water Resource,local government and chieftaincy affairs for Zamfara State (1999–2007). After being elected to the Senate, he was appointed to committees on Science & Technology, Public Accounts, Marine Transport, Health, Gas and Employment, Labour & Productivity.