Hon. (Barr.) Sunday Marshall Katung

Biography

Katung was born on April 1, 1961, in Madakiya, defunct Northern Region (now in Zangon Kataf LGA of southern Kaduna State), Nigeria. He attended Kufena College, Wusasa Zaria from 1975 to 1980; then proceeded to the College of Arts & Science, Zaria, from 1980-1982. He afterwards attended the University of Lagos, Akoka, from 1982-1986 and the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos from 1986-1987. He obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in 2000 and a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 2005. He then got an Advanced Diploma certificate in Legal Drafting and Conveyancing at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Akoka, Lagos. Among the several courses he attended are course on: Public Enterprise Restructuring at the International Law Institute, Washington DC, USA; Post-privatisation – Managing the Challenge in the same institution; Company Secretaries and Corporate Legal Adviser’s Course at the Management School, London, UK; National Seminar on Company Law and Practice and Corporate Administration by AMIT Consultancy services LTD; Negotiation of International Contracts by POTOMAC WORKSHOPS; Legal and Financial Aspects of Pension Scheme and Trust Management by Lord SALISBURY CHAMBERS AND LIBRARY. As of 2018, was undergoing a PhD program at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Katung contested under the party flagship of the PDP in 2015 and got elected as a member of Federal House of Representatives, representing Jaba/Zangon Kataf Federal constituency of Kaduna State.

His moral principles while still in serving in the Federal House of Representatives had been: “A free market economy with a social conscience, family values, community empowerment and human rights in a federal system.”
In 2018, he emerged as the deputy governorship candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Kaduna State governorship aspirant, Hon. Isah Ashiru

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