Engr. Surajo Yazeed Abukur New DG Kasroma : A Review of Life and Experience of a legend


By Abdulrahman Aliyu

The appointment of Engineer Surajo Yazeed Abukur as the new Managing Director Katsina State Roads Maintainance Agency ( KASROMA) Reminds me of two  popular idioms in this country, “Patient Dog Eats The fattest Bone,” while the other is, “hurry, hurry burst trousers,” which can simply be interpreted as one who exercise endurance or one who or prudence in doing certain things always achieve the desired result. People of Rimi local Government was not happy when their son Engineer Surajo Yazeed Abukur lost in the APC  2019 primary election for the post of REPS Rimi/Charnchi/Batagarawa .

But unknown to them Allah in his infinite mercy has destined Engineer Surajo Yazeed Abukur to serve the whole Katsina state not only Rimi/Charanchi/Batagarawa. It is with  out of any iota of doubt that the appointment of Engineer Surajo Yazeed Abukur as MD KASROMA by the Katsina state government under the able leadership of His Excellency Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari is a well deserved appointment to the highly professional and who is always has passion in Katsina state progress and development .  This write up is an eye opener to the good people of Katsina state unknown to all to know that, Katsina state government has done the right choice of Engineer Surajo Yazeed Abukur .

Engineer Surajo Yazeed Abukur was born on 7/5/1978, he pass out from Abukur model primary school in 1988, junior secondary at Government Day Secondary School Rimi in 1992, and Science Secondary school Dutsinma was at 1995 . 

Engr. Surajo Yazeed Abukur attended Bayero University, Kano and graduated in 2003 with B.Eng Civil Engineering and Branch of Heriot watt University Dubai and study Master’s Degree Civil engineering and Construction Management. He is presently at the finishing stage of Doctorate degree Phd in Environment Resources in Management at Nasarawa State University Keffi.

About his career and experience He has started workin with a contruction company in Kaduna State, New Nigerian Construction Company from 1999 – 2001, he also temporarily worked with Ecological Consultant Company. Engineer Surajo Yazeed Abukur did his  one year  NYSC mandatory programme in 2004 at Bayelsa state with a construction company A group limited Yanagoa .

Between 2005 to 2008  he becomes  a site engineer with Cox.a Integrated limited, before he later promoted to project Engineer from  2008 to date .
His dedication humility and professionalism accorded him with the opportunity to serve in different capacities in the following companies; project Engineer with Princecom Properties and Estate Developers from 2007-2010. Project Engineer DHU properties Nigeria Limited from 2007 to date .  From 2016 to date he is project Engineer with MN Ataj Construction Limited. In oder to achieved his objective of empowering youth, He formed his own construction company in 2009 known as DanAdida Construction Limited, which till today hundreds of youth are working with, and  earning their living .

 Engr. Surajo Yazeed Abukur was in politics and contributing in the developments of Kataina state for over 16 yers . He contested for councillorship election under the All  People’s Party APP , Abukur Ward in 2003 local governments elections . He also contested for House of Representive Rimi/ Batagarwa/ Charanci federal constituency in the just concluded 2019 election under the APC.

He is the founder/ Chairman Masari Mun Gani a Kasa ba Labari ba, an association that saddles it self with the responsibilities of enlighten the public on the policies and programs of Katsina state government under His Excellency. Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari . He was also the Campaign Coordinator Buhari/Masari Campaign 2019 Rimi Local governments, Katsina State.

The appointment of Engr. Surajo Yazeed Abukur as MD KASROMA is indeed a welcome development and a blessing to Katsina state  due to the fact that he is dedicated, professional,
Abdurrahaman Aliyu is a special writer with matasa media links publishers of an online newspapers jaridar taskar labarai and The links news can be reached at 08036954354


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