Adamu Gumba Politician

Ibrahim Adamu Gumba (born 10 October 1948) is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for the Bauchi South constituency of Bauchi State, Nigeria in the April 2011 national elections. He ran on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) ticket. Gumba was born on 10 October 1948. He obtained a BSc in Government. He worked in Nigeria Customs, where he rose to the position of Deputy Comptroller General. Gumba became Head of the Bauchi State Civil Service. In 2006 he was appointed the Commissioner of Education in Bauchi State. The Bauchi-South Senatorial seat became vacant in May 2010 after Senator Bala Muhammed was appointed Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by President Goodluck Jonathan. In the 23 August 2010 by-election for Senator for Bauchi South, Gumba received 273,764 votes, while Ibrahim Haruna of the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) trailed with 57,661 votes, and Danjuma Dabo of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) received 56,294 votes.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 10th, 1948

Political engagements

People's Democratic Party

Geographic scope

Nigeria

Ideology

Economic liberalism
Conservatism
Social conservatism

Official web page

Wikipedia article

The People's Democratic Party is a conservative political party in Nigeria. Its policies generally lie towards the Centre-right of the political spectrum. It has won every Presidential election since 1999, and is the dominant party in the Fourth Republic amid controversial circumstances.

Other members

born 1945
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Wikipedia

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