Biography
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Born into a family of seven, five boys and two girls, Sani Danja is a household name when it comes to Kannywood and music in Northern Nigeria. Sani lost his father, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi sometime in his late teenage years before his mother Hajiya Risikat died in 1997.

He attended `Yan Sanda Special Primary School from 1979-1980, before he proceed to Kano Capital Primary School for the completion of his primary education in the year 1980-1985. then proceeded to Government Junior Secondary School Kawaji for his junior secondary education in the year 1985-1989, before he proceeded to Rumfa College for his senior secondary education in the year 1989-1991. he eventually furthered to FCE Kano where he successfully barged an NCE certificate. As education magnetic as he seems, Sani quest for knowledge helped him secure admission for his Advanced Diploma in Public Administration at FCE Kano, an academic pursuit he is into since late 2004

Sani Danja was involve in the directing and production of the award winning United State Agency for International Development (USAID) funded film on HIV/AIDS prevention and control titled Jan Kunne (The Awakening) supported by Family Health International; a Film that was seen by over 60 Million people in and outside of Nigeria. It received wide publicity including a review by the WALL STREET JOURNAL & FINANCIAL TIMES. Danja was also responsible for the production of TUSHEN ARZIKI, a Film on a Wire House Receipt Financing, Sponsored by Abuja Securities and Commodity Exchange Commission.

Sani Danja is currently the UN Peace Ambassador, Rotary International Ambassador, Save the Children Ambassador, Rhythm N’ Play Ambassador, Globacom Ambassador and National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Ambassador

Sani has been in the entertainment industry for over 20 years and has a starred in over 100 movies, musicals and adverts. The ‘Danja’ in his name has been with him since childhood because he’s said to be stubborn and persistent.

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