Alh.Muh'd Abubakar Sadiq- Yelwa.M.D HYPPADEC

If we don’t help each other, then who will do so” Barbara Mandrell’s 1948.

In his Maiden Speech Alh. Abubakar Sadiq Yelwa the managing director hydro power producing development commission pointedly said” My Vision and Mission is to see that those promises made to our people 48 Years ago by successful governments becomes a reality “.

This captivating Quote from Mandrell’s aptly Captures the Unique Personality of Alh.Abubakar Sadiq-Yelwa, the Visionary and dynamic pioneer Managing Director of Hydro Power Producing Development Commission(HYPPADEC).

Interestingly, Alh. Abubakar Sadiq- Yelwa antecedents and pedigree as a one term Commissioner for land and Housing in Kebbi State and whose meritorious service to the State is without blemished and commendable.

As well as the served with due diligence, tenacity which are pointer to the fact that, his wealth of experience, exposure, will help bring to bear the desire development to the overall Communities in the Hydro Power producing Communities.

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Be it as it may, Alh. Abubakar Sadiq Yelwa further enunciating on teething problems viz a viz Challenges been faced by the host Communities said” Most of the Communities have lost their houses, roads and Business Entrepreneurship due to the effect of the construction of kanji dam
In this regards, Alh. Abubakar Sadiq Yelwa is like the great Greek Philosopher Aristotle who once posits ” Problem known is problem have solved” as one of the focal and purposeful leadership of Alh. Sadiq Abubakar Yelwa’s Vision is his priority for entrepreneurship and human Capital Development in the affected communities, as way of giving them a new lease of life, which is now the new normal under the unique leadership of President Muhammed Buhari (GCFR).

Alh. Abubakar Sadiq Yelwa and his amiable team in HYPADEC Commission, are always rising up to the occasion, by providing the necessary recipe in accelerating development of the affected Communities ravaged due to the effect of the Construction of Kainji dam.


[Dr. Osborne C.J once said ” Unless you try to do beyond what you have already mastered ,you will never grow” Alh.Abubakar Saddiq Yelwa paradigm shift, is on the youths changing their focus from white Collar job, to self-reliance , as well as given Women equal opportunities to learn trade of their choice, as a way of improving their economic prosperity for the general wellbeing of the family.

These great attributes of teaching people how to fish in the affected communities, instead of given them fish are great virtue of our able Managing Director Alh. Abubakar Sadiq Yelwa and his team in alleviating poverty, which is in line with the wise saying of one of the greatest Motivational Speaker’s Dr. John Mason in his book ” Why asked Why” where he adumbrate.” One of the most exciting decision, you can make as a visionary leader is to be on the lookout for opportunities to invest in others”.


This Write -up will not be complete without commending numerous initiatives and giant strides of Alh.Abubakar Sadiq Yelwa and his team, geared towards the common good of the greatest majority in the affected communities of hydro power producing states.

As the great successes achieved so far in the Commission is due to the team spirit in existence in the commission, this is due to his ability putting the right man in the right place as opined by Gen. Collin Powell who once said ” No General can fight his battle alone, his success depends upon his ability, putting the right man in the right place’.

Ibrahim can be reach on [email protected]


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