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Adamu Adamu

Date of Birth: 25 May 1956
Place of Birth: Katagum, Bauchi State

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Kudos to the health-workers

The following names are contenders but few expect a quick decision: Colonel Hameed Ali Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service: a former Military Governor of Kudana State who is well-regarded by Buhari; Ahmed Rufai Abubakar Director of the National Intelligence Agency: a close friend of Kyari's and utterly trusted; Babagana Kingibe former foreign minister and intelligence specialist: long experience in government and close to Buhari's nephew Mamman Daura and long seen as a presidential contender; Ibrahim Gambari former foreign minister and ambassador to the UN: a unifier with good international network; Brigadier Mohammed Buba Marwa former military governor of Lagos state and founder of Albarka airline: popular and knows security from the inside; Adamu Adamu education minister: cerebral polyglot and worked with Mamman Daura on the New Nigerian; his pro-Iran views might grate with Saudi Arabia and United States; Muhammad Bello Minister of the Federal Capital Territory: an efficient administrator but may lack the required political savvy...

Executive exerts its privilege

Most of those who are staying on including Abubakar Malami Hadi Sirika and Adamu Adamu have a reputation for loyalty and a good personal relationship with the Presidency (AC Vol 60 No 10 OPL245: Fight or flight)...

The Gang of 43 breaks cover

Also re-emerging are former minister of Labour and ex-governor Chris Ngige (Anambra 66) former minister of education Adamu Adamu (Bauchi 63) and former minister of water and member of Buhari's extended family Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa 56 – AC Vol 57 No 24 Grandees test the water)...


The stayaway election

Adamu Adamu has his supporters for a top job in the Presidency as does Nasir el-Rufai but he is tied up in running for a second term as governor of Kaduna state...

Grandees test the water

Those activists are headed by Education Minister Adamu Adamu a former journalist who was previously known as Buhari's speechwriter...

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