Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is a former governor of Kano and the senator representing the Kano Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly. He is currently the national leader of the New Nigeria Peoples Party.
Ibrahim Shekarau was a former Nigeria's minister of education and two term Governor of Kano State who was elected in April 2003 and reelected in April 2007. Shekarau was born on the 5th of November 1955 in Kurmawa, Kano State. Shekarau is a member of the People Democratic Party (PDP).
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (OFR) is the current Executive Governor of Kano State in Nigeria. He was a two-term Deputy Governor of Kano State, serving in 1999 to 2003 and 2011 to 2015 under the administration of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.