Rt. Hon. Isyaku Ali Danja the former Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly was born in Ketawa 57 years ago in Gezawa Local Government of Kano. A tested grassroots politician, he attended Yola Wangara Primary School from 1970 – 1976, GSSS Dambatta from 1978 – 1881.
A former Primary School teacher he attended Federal College of Education Kano obtaining Diploma, Advance Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma in community development in his political life Honorable Ali Danja was elected as a member federal house of representative in the third republic in 1992. Between 1999 and 2003, he served as the executive chairman of Gezawa Local Government Council.
Hon. Danja was again elected as a member Kano State House of Assembly in 2007 – 2011 where he served as Minority Whip of the House. He was re-elected for the same seat in 2011 – 2015 and served as the Deputy Speaker and later became the Speaker. The Rt. Honourable Isyaku Ali Danja was elected for the third time as a Member Kano State House of Assembly in 2015.