Alkali Abdulkadir Jajere Politician

Alkali Abdulkadir Jajere (b. 15 October 1964) is a Nigerian journalist turned politician who was elected to the Senate for the Yobe South constituency of Yobe State, Nigeria in the April 2011 national elections. He was elected on the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) platform. Jajere entered politics in 2007. He was appointed Commissioner of Agriculture and then Commissioner of Works in the government in Yobe State. While he was commissioner of Agriculture, farms were established across the state, boosting food production and creating jobs. 12,000 farmers were employed in production of castor seeds for export under the state castor oil production programme. 700 tractors were successfully procured and allocated to farmers. In June 2008 he was engaged in a war of words with the Federal government over delivery and payment for grains allocated to the state. Jajere accused the Federal government of using late delivery to make the ANPP state government look bad, while the Federal Minister of State accused Yobe State of failure to pay for the grains. During his tenure as Commissioner of works about 700 kilometers of roads were completed.

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Date of birth
October 15th, 1964

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All Nigeria Peoples Party

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The All Nigeria Peoples Party is a conservative political party in Nigeria. In the 2007 legislative elections, the party won 27.0% of the popular vote and 92 out of 360 seats in the House of Representatives and 27 out of 109 seats in the Senate. Its candidate in the presidential elections of 19 April 2003, former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari, won 32.2% of the vote. Buhari was again the ANPP candidate in the 2007 presidential election, taking second place and about 18% of the vote according to official results. The party assumed a new leadership following its September 2010 National convention in Abuja. A successful convention was held at Eagle Square in Abuja under the leadership of Yobe state Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam FNCA,CPA where former Governor of Abia Chief Dr.Christopher ogbunnaya onu has emerged the National Chairman of the party. Other National officers are Hon. lawan Shettima Ali s National Secretary, Mr.

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