Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, Governor of Bauchi State, lawyer, 62, December 11. Born in Gombe State, he was educated at the Jos Native Authority Primary School, Kano, 1963-1968; Tundu Wada Primary School, Kano, 1969; Government College, Kano, 1970; Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, 1974-1978; Nigeria Law School, Lagos, 1978-1979 and University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 1982. Abubakar was appointed state counsel, senior parliamentary counsel, 1979-1983; company secretary and legal adviser, Yankari Games Reserve and Tourism Company Limited, 1982-1986; acting director, Civil Litigations, 1982-1989 and attorney-general, commissioner for justice, Gombe State, 1990-1992. He was also resident electoral commissioner in Plateau State in 1999. He was elected Governor of Bauchi State under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2015.
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