#RoadTo2023: Who is Ahmad Mu’azu?

Mu'azu attended primary school from 1962 to 1968 from 1971 and 1975, he also attended the Gindiri Boy's Secondary School in then (Benue-Plateau) State where he obtained Division one (Distinction) in the West African Examination Council (WAEC).

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As road to 2023 Nigeria’s presidential election yet open, but young politicians in Bauchi State and beyond have started nursing Ex-Governor , Alh ( Dr) Ahmad Adamu Mu’azu ( Walin Bauchi) to contest for president in 3 years time.

One of such young politician Ambassador Ali Magaji Gabari compiled the history of the former People Democratic Party, PDP National Chairman.

Alh Ahmad Mu’azu was Born on 11th June, 1955 at Boto, in Tafawa Balewa Local Government area of Bauchi State, Nigeria.

Boto town of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area in Bauchi State was located at southern senatorial district of the state, and then the state is located at Northeastern geopolitical region of the Nation.

Mu’azu attended primary school from 1962 to 1968 from 1971 and 1975, he also attended the Gindiri Boy’s Secondary School in then (Benue-Plateau) State where he obtained Division one (Distinction) in the West African Examination Council (WAEC).

He then attended the School of Basic Studies at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria and later received a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantity Surveying. From 1980 to 1983.

Amb Ali Magaji Gabarin

Mu’azu worked as a Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager in the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Social Welfare, Youth, Sports and Culture in Kano State.

He returned to his alma mater in 1983 and received a Masters of Science degree in Construction Management.

He served as property manager of the Bauchi State Investment and Property Development Company before attending Birmingham University in the United Kingdom and receiving a second master’s degree, this time in the area of Construction Economics in 1984 until his election as state governor in 1999, Mu’azu worked as a businessman in the private sector between 1984 and 1987.

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He was Chairman of the Federal Polytechnic in Idah and chairman of the Benue-Plateau Construction Company in Jos from 1986 to 1990.

Mu’azu was also a member of the Bauchi State Scholarship Board during this period. Between 1987 and 1997, he served in a number of capacities including director of the Nigeria Ports Authority and a member of the Bauchi State Rural Development Council.

He won 56 percent of the vote in the 1999 Gubernatorial election and took office on 29 May 1999. He was re-elected for a second four-year term in 2003, also contest for a Senate seat in the 2007 general election, but he failed.

He serve as National Chairman of People Democratic Party (PDP) from 2014 to 2015.

Culled from Daily Trust by Ambassador Ali Magaji Gabari can be reached via +2347037466901

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