Biography of Bashir Ahmad

Bashir Ahmad is a Nigerian Journalist and the Personal Assistant to President Mohammadu Buhari in New Media. He was born on 10th June, 1991 and hails from Kano. Bashir Ahmad is the youngest appointee of President Buhari. He was appointed a Personal Assistant at the age of 24.

Educational Background

Bashir Ahmad obtained a degree in Mass Communication from the Bayero University Kano in 2013.


Prior to his appointment as Personal Assistant, Bashir Ahmad worked as an online editor for the Hausa Version of Leadership Newspaper.

He was also an online editor and sports reporter for Rariya Hausa Newspaper.

Bashir Ahmad worked as the Personal Assistant on New Media to Sam Nda-Isiah, the publisher of Leadership Newspaper and one of the Presidential aspirants of APC in the 2015 general elections.

President Buhari and Bashir Ahmad

In 2015, President Buhari listed Bashir Ahmad as a member of his campaign committee

Following the emergence of President Buhari as President in the 2015 gubernatorial elections, Bashir Ahmad was appointed the Personal Assistant on New Media to President Buhari in January 2016.

He was reappointed into the same position in 2019 after President Buhari won his re election bid.

Personal life

Bashir Ahmad is a Muslim and speaks Arabic, Hausa and English.

Bashir Ahmad Wife

On 25th September 2020, Bashir Ahmad got married to Naeemah at Fatiha on Sept. 25, 2020 at GRA Juma’at Mosque, Katsina.

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