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Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Date of Birth: 08/08/1956
Place of Birth: Makarfi


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Ambitions in the north

Also invited are several governors with presidential ambitions who are seen as close to Obasanjo: Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa); Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi (Kaduna); Adamu Mu'azu (Bauchi); Umaru Musa Yar'adua (Katsina)...


Pop goes the third term balloon

Among the state governors, his favoured candidates include: Peter Odili (Rivers State); Ahmadu Adamu Mu'azu (Bauchi); Donald Duke (Cross River); and Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna)...


Monster party

Kaduna state Governor Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi is a possible contender, or could run for the vice-presidency if Obasanjo keeps the top spot...


Third term unlucky

Kaduna: Ahmed Makarfi (PDP), coordinating third-term lobbying in north...


Players on parade

Behind him come less prominent northern candidates, including Obasanjo loyalists such as Kaduna State Governor Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi (who helped out in the constitutuonal conference), the more sycophantic Abdullahi Adamu of Nassarawa, and Abdulkadir Kure of Niger State (who might be seen as too close to Babangida)...


The battle in the states

  Nigeria: 2003 Governorship race Abia Orji Uzor Kalu PDP Yes Strong Adamawa Bonnie Haruna PDP   Weak Akwa Ibom Victor Attah PDP Yes Even Anambra Chinwoke Mbadinuju PDP Yes Weak Bauchi Adamu Muazu PDP Yes Even Bayelsa Diepreye Alamieyeseigha PDP Yes Weak Benue George Akume PDP   Weak Borno Mala Kachalla ANPP   Weak Cross River Donald Duke PDP   Strong Delta James Ibori PDP   Strong Ebonyi Sam Egwu PDP   Even Edo Lucky Igbinedion PDP Yes Strong Ekiti Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo AD   Strong Enugu Chimaroke Nnamani PDP Yes Even Gombe Abubakar Hashidu ANPP   Even Imo Achike Udenwa PDP   Even Jigawa Ibrahim Saminu Turaki ANPP   Weak Kaduna Ahmed Makarfi PDP Yes Even Kano Rabiu Kwankwaso PDP Yes Weak Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'Adua PDP   Even Kebbi Adamu Aliero ANPP   Strong Kogi Abubakar Audu ANPP   Even Kwara Mohammed Lawal ANPP   Weak Lagos Bola Tinubu AD Yes Even Nassarawa Abdullahi Adamu PDP Yes Weak Niger Abdukadir Kure PDP Yes Weak Ogun Olusegun Osoba AD Strong Ondo Adebayo Adefarati AD   Strong Osun Adebisi Akande AD   Strong Oyo Lam Adesina AD   Strong Plateau Joshua Dariye PDP   Weak Rivers Peter Odili PDP   Strong Sokoto Attahiru Bafarawa ANPP   Strong Taraba Jolly Ngame PDP   Strong Yobe Bukar Abba Ibrahim ANPP   Strong Zamfara Ahmed Sani Yerima ANPP Yes Even * Petition submitted to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ANPP ambitions Buhari and the ANPP also hope to make big gains in the south-east, where the Igbo (the third biggest ethnic group) believe they have been sidelined by Obasanjo's government...

In Kaduna, PDP Governor Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has rehabilitated state buildings and services...


A victory for the generals

Governors present included the long standing Obasanjo adversary Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia State) and several others who had not been publicly antagonistic to the government, such as: James Ibori (Delta); Diepreye Alamieyeseigha (Bayelsa); Victor Attah (Akwa Ibom); Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna); George Akume (Benue); Bonnie Haruna (Adamawa); Sam Egwu (Ebonyi); Peter Odili (Rivers); Abdullahi Adamu (Nassarawa); Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano)...


Ugly contest

Ahmed Makarfi, Governor of Kaduna State and ally of President Olusegun Obasanjo, had Secretary General of the Sharia Council Nafiu Baba Ahmed briefly arrested after police linked him to the crisis...


How Sharia spread

Kaduna State Governor Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has tried to restrict the implementation of Sharia to areas where Muslims are in a clear majority...


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