Nisha Rathode (Editor)

Abubakar Tanko Ayuba

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Preceded by  Usman Sanni Sami
Party  People's Democratic Party
Role  Politician

Name  Abubakar Ayuba
Constituency  Kebbi South
Succeeded by  Mohammed Dabo Lere
Abubakar Tanko Ayuba Photos From The Burial Of Abubakar Tanko Ayuba Politics Nigeria

Preceded by  Abdullahi Sarki Mukhtar
Born  6 December 1945 (age 70) (1945-12-06)
Political party  People's Democratic Party (PDP)
Profession  Retired Army General, Politician

Major General (retired) Abubakar Tanko Ayuba is a Nigerian politician who was elected senator for the Kebbi South constituency in Kebbi State, Nigeria in April 2007.


Abubakar Tanko Ayuba General Abubakar Tanko Ayuba Is Dead Politics Nigeria


Abubakar Tanko Ayuba newsexpressngrcomimagesnewsLate20Tanko20Ayub

Abubakar Ayuba was born on 12/06/45. He attended the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji in 1978, and the MNI National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies, Kuru. In the army, he became a commander of the Corps of Signal, and a major general. Under military rule he was appointed Minister of Communications, military governor of Kaduna State, Chief of Administration and Chief of Policy and Plans. He was appointed governor of Kaduna State in August 1990 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida, handing over to the elected civilian governor Mohammed Dabo Lere in January 1992 at the start of the abortive Nigerian Third Republic.

Senate career

Abubakar Ayuba was elected on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform in April 2007. He was appointed to committees on Science & Technology, Police Affairs, Navy, National Planning, Integration and Cooperation, Defence & Army and Communications In January 2008, Leadership paper reported that Abubakar Tanko Ayuba was one of the first senators to have his election nullified, but that he was appealing the decision.

In September 2008, he was awarded the prestigious 'Nelson Mandela Gold Award' for his excellent leadership and contributions to society.


Abubakar Tanko Ayuba Wikipedia

Similar Topics
Dr Dolittle: Tail to the Chief
Robert VS Redick
Avik Roy