Hon. Abdulrahman Sulaiman Kawu Sumaila (OFR) (born March 3, 1968) is a former SSA to President Buhari on National Assembly House of Representatives Matters appointed 27 August 2015. He was a three term member of Nigeria House of Representatives and held the position of Deputy Minority Leader of the 6th and 7th House of Representatives of Nigeria.
He attended Sumaila Gabas Primary School, Sumaila, in Kano State, where he obtained his first School Leaving Certificate in 1976 and Senior Secondary School, Sumaila, where he obtained Secondary School Leaving Certificate in 1988. He proceeded to Bayero University Kano, where he obtained a Diploma and an Advance Diploma in Educational Management. He was a student of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) where he obtained Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies, Maryam Abacha university, Niger Republic. Where he obtained a degree in political science and also Kawu Sumaila possesses a masters degree in developmental studies from Bayero university Kano (BUK).
Kawu Sumaila also obtained several other certificates in Islamic education and attended Islamic schools both in Sumaila and Kano at his early age. Kawu also attended several courses at Harvard University (US) Oxford University (UK) Cambridge University (UK),