Bala Mohammed Biography, Age, Education, Career and Net Worth

Bala Mohammed Biography

Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed is a Nigerian politician and a former lawmaker. He was the 16th Governor of Bauchi State and a former FCT minister. Bala Mohammed was born on 15th October 1958 in Duguri, Alkaleri, Bauchi State.

Bala Mohammed Profile

Name

Bala Mohammed

Real Name

Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed

Date of Birth

15th October 1958

Age

63 years (2021)

State of Origin

Bauchi State

Nationality

Nigeria

Tribe

Occupation

Politician

Known for

15th Governor of Akwa Ibom

Political Party

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Religion

Muslim

Wife

Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammed

Net Worth

$5.8 million

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Educational Background

Bala Mohammed education

Mohammed Bala obtained a degree in English from the University of Maiduguri in 1982.

Career

Bala Mohammed Career

Mohammed Bala worked with “The Democrats” as a reporter in 1984, before proceeding to work in the public service as an administrative officer from 1984-2000.

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Bala Mohammed worked in the Ministries of Internal Affairs, Solid Minerals, Power and Steel and Transportation and Aviation. 

Before joining politics, Mohammed Bala retired as the Director of Administration in the Nigerian Meteorological Agency.

In 2000, Mohammed was appointed the senior special assistant to Isa Yuguda, former governor of Bauchi State. In 2005, He was appointed the Director of Administration at the Nigerian Railway Corporation.

Bala Mohammed picked up nomination to be elected as the senator representing Bauchi South under the platform of the All Nigerian People Party (ANPP). In 2007, he won the gubernatorial poll and was elected a senator.

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Bala Mohammed had a fall out with Yaguda thus he left ANPP for PDP. In 2010, he accused Yaguda of orchestrating his planned recall by his constituency.

While in the Senate, Mohammed called for the then Vice President Goodluck Jonathan to be declared acting President and declaring late President Musa Yar’Adua incapacitated.

In April 2010, Mohammed assumes office as the minister for FCT. During his tenure as FCT Minister, Mohammed was determined to address problems of waste and lack of potable water in the FCT.

In 2018, Bala Mohammed picked up nomination form to be elected as Bauchi State Governor under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He won the 2019, gubernatorial election after a protracted contest and was sworn in May 2019.

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In January 2022, Bala Mohammed declared interest to run for Nigerian president under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Bala Mohammed tests positive to Corona Virus

On 24th March, 2020, Bala Mohammed tested positive to Corona virus after it was reported that he had close contact with Mohammed Atiku Abubakar, the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

Bala Mohammed was tested alongside six others including his family and aides that accompanied him to Lagos is out. He however tested positive while the others were negative

Mohammed was quarantined while his doctors and officials from NCDC are in charge of his treatment.

However, on 9th April Gov Bala Mohammed was discharged from the NCDC isolation center after he tested negative to the dreaded Corona Virus.

Personal Life

Bala Mohammed Wife

Bala Mohammed is married to Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammed with children. He is a Muslim from Duguri, Alkaleri, Bauchi State.

Bala Mohammed Net Worth

 Bala Mohammed Net Worth

Bala Mohammed net worth is estimated to be $5.6 million.

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