Yau Darazo is a Nigerian politician and entrepreneur. He is a former senior special assistant on special duties to ex-president Muhammadu Buhari.
Full Names: Ya’u Shehu Darazo
Date of birth:
State of Origin: Bauchi
Local Government Area: Darazo LGA
Occupation: Entrepreneur, politician
Yau Darazo Profile and Political Career
Malam Ya’u Shehu Darazo is a Nigerian politician and entrepreneur. He hails from Darazo LGA in Bauchi State and was a senior special adviser on special duties to former president Muhammadu Buhari.
Darazo was recently appointed Special Adviser on Political and Intergovernmental Affairs to the president of Nigeria.
He was one of the APC supporters who defended Bola Tinubu after his outburst in Abeokuta, Ogun State during the presidential primaries in 2022.
The reports went viral about Tinubu boasting of helping Buhari win the 2015 presidential elections and Darazo defended Tinubu, saying his comment was misconstrued by “mischief makers”.
Other appointees include Mr. Dele Alake, Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy, Mr. Wale Edun, Special Adviser on Monetary Policies, Mr. Zachaeus Adedeji, Special Adviser, Revenue, Mrs. Olu Verheijen on Special Adviser, Energy, Mr. John Ugochukwu Uwajumogu, Special Adviser, Industry, Trade, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, Special Adviser, Security and Investment and Dr (Mrs.) Salma Ibrahim Anas, Special Adviser, Health.