As the ministerial screening by the Nigerian senate begins today, October 12,Naij.com profiles the youngest ministerial nominee, Abubakar Malami, a nominee from Kebbi state.
Abubakar Malami, 48, who is the youngest of the ministerial nominee was an aspirant for the office of Governor of Kebbi State in 2015 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, but lost the ticket to Atiku Bagudu.
*He was born in Birnin Kebbi of Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area of Kebbi State on 17th April, 1967 to Late Hon. Khadi Malami Nasarawa and his loving wife Halima Malami.
*Attended Nassarawa Primary School Birnin Kebbi (1973 – 1979), College of Arts and Arabic Studies (1979-1984), College of Legal and Islamic Studies Sokoto (1984-1987), Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (1987-1991)Nigerian Law School , Lagos (1992)University of Maiduguri where he earned Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) in 1994.
*Abubakar has an impressive venture in the political arena. As politician Abubakar rose to become the:-National Legal Adviser of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC)
*Chairman Legal Team of the CPC Presidential Campaign Organization, 2011
*Member of the PDP Legal Team for Election Petition, 2003
*Member Kano State Local Government Election Tribunal, 2004
*Resource Person to the Manifesto Drafting Sub-Committee of Inter Joint Party Merger Committees between the CPC, ACN & ANPP towards the formation of the All Progressives Congress (APC). 2013.
Credit: Michael Abimboye