Member Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption
Hadiza Usman holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and a postgraduate degree in Development Studies from University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Hadiza Bala Usman has worked with the Centre for Democratic Development and Research Training and the Bureau of Public Enterprises as an Enterprise Of cer. She has also served as a Special Assistant to the minister of the Federal Capital Territory on Project Implementation and as the Director of Strategy for the Good Governance Group. She was the Chief of Staff to the governor of Kaduna State before her appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority.
Hadiza Bala Usman started the campaign, #Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocating for the 219 Chibok schoolgirls abducted on April 14, 2014 be rescued by the government and to improve government’s accountability to Nigerians on security issues, particularly in the northeast. She has been featured in Financial Times, and at CNN for her good work with BBOG. Hadiza Bala Usman is married and have two boys with her husband who is an economic analyst.