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Biography of Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Career and Personal life

Mohammed Badaru Abubakar (MON) is a Nigerian accountant, industrialist, politician and fourth elected governor of Jigawa state. Badaru Abubakar was born on 29 September 1962 in Babura, Jigawa state.

Educational Background

Mohammed Badaru Abubakar obtained his First School Leaving Certificate from Babura Central Primary School, in 1970. He proceeded to Rumfa College, Kano where he obtained his West African Secondary School Certificate and an A Level certificate in 1981.

He holds a degreee in accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. In 2006, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar proceeded to the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) in Kuru, Jos.

Career

Upon graduation from school, Badaru Abubakar established Talamiz Group, a business conglomerate with interests in automobiles, manufacturing, agriculture, animal husbandry and commodity distribution.

He has served as the Vice President II of the Federation of the West Africa Chamber of Commerce as well as a member of the National Council on Privatisation.

He is the National President of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture.

Abubakar is the Chairman, Presidential Committee on Fertilizer and also the Chairman, Presidential Committee on Non oil Revenue.

In 2011, Badaru Abubakar was the gubernatorial candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria(ACN) but lost to the incumbent governor Sule Lamido of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

In 2014, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar picked nomination form to run for Jigawa state Governor under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC). He won the primary election and subsequently defeated Mal. Aminu Ibrahim Ringim of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 gubernatorial elections.

He was elected for a second term in office after he defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Aminu Ibrahim Ringim and candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Bashir Adamu Jumbo.

Awards and recognition

Mohammed Abubakar is a Fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.

Aba ajar is conferred with the National honor of Member Of The Order Of Niger (MON) by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He is conferred with the traditional title of Sardaunan Ringim and Walin Jahun in Ringim and Jahun emirate council respectively for his hard work and philanthropic activities.

Personal life

Mohammed Badaru Abubakar is married to Hajia Hasina Mohammed Badaru

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