Muhammad Badaru Abubakar


Became Governor of Jigawa State, Nigeria in May 2015

Born on September 19, 1962 in Babura town, Muhammadu Badaru went to the Babura Central Primary School, in 1970 and proceeded to the famous Rumfa College, Kano from where he went for his A levels at the School of Basic Studies at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1981 and got admitted into the University to graduate with a Bachelor Of Science Degree, Accountancy in 1985, in 2006, Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar also went to the prestigious National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies, (NIPSS), Kuru Jos. .

From the year 2000 to date, the Businessman turned politician was variously the President, Jigawa state Chamber Of Commerce Industries Mines And Agriculture, President Nigeria Association Of Chambers Of Commerce, Industries, Mines And Agriculture (NACCIMA), president Nigeria – Niger chambers of commerce, President Northern States Chamber of Commerce, Chairman Board Of Trustees Northern States Chamber Of Commerce, and Chairman National Association of Road Transport Owners Jigawa State.

Alhaji Badaru Abubakar had been a member in various organizations and institutions that are mostly industrial which include Presidential Advisory Committee on Industrial Revolution Plan, Nigeria/America Chambers Of Commerce, Nigeria Institute Of Industrialist & Corporate Administration, Board Member Nigeria – Belgium Chambers Of Commerce, National Privatization Council, National Council on NSME and served as Member National Conference of 2014.

He once served as a Director with the Africa Merchant Bank Limited and Bank of the North Limited, now Unity Bank Plc, and the patron of the Rice Farmers association, Kano and the Nigeria union of journalist, Jigawa state.

Apart from being a member of the National institute. He is also a fellow of the Association of National Accountants Of Nigeria, FCNA and a holder of the Member of the Order of the Niger, MON conferred on him in 2006.

He holds the Traditional titles of SARDAUNAN RINGIM and WALIN JAHUN respectively. During these past years the now Governor attended various courses both within and outside the country. Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar is a family man married to three wives and blessed with children.