Abubakar Atiku Bagudu CON, was born on 26th December 1961. He is the immediate past Kebbi Governor. He served as the Senator for Kebbi Central.
Bagudu succeeded Adamu Aliero when he won the by-election for the Kebbi Central Senatorial seat following Aliero's appointment to become the Minister for FCT.
|Name:||Abubakar Atiku Bagudu|
|Date of Birth:||26 December 1961|
|State of Origin:||Kebbi State|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
Atiku Bagudu Biography
Abubakar Atiku Bagudu CON (born 26 December 1961) is a Nigerian politician who served as governor of Kebbi State, Nigeria between May 2015 and May 2023. Previously, he served as the Senator for the Kebbi Central constituency of Kebbi state. He is a named accomplice in multiple investigations involving corruption that occurred during the regime of former Nigeria's military ruler Sani Abacha.
Atiku Bagudu Age
He is 61 years old as.of 2023
Atiku Bagudu Education
Although Bagudu came from a wealthy family, his father was the director of Primary Education in Kebbi. He obtained a BSc (Economics), Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Msc (Economics) University of Jos and M.A. (International Affairs).
Atiku Bagudu Career
Bagudu succeeded Adamu Aliero when he won the by-election for the Kebbi Central Senatorial seat following Aliero's appointment to become the Minister for FCT. In the 6 April 2011 elections, Bagudu won for the PDP with 173,595 votes. His predecessor Adamu Aliero, who had moved to the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), came second with 137,299 votes and Aliyu Bello Mohammed of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) trailed with 11,953 votes.
During the 2015 General Elections, Atiku Bagudu then moved from the ruling PDP to the All Progressive Congress (APC) and contested for the Governorship, winning a landslide victory in the polls.
In the 9 March 2019 Kebbi State gubernatorial election Bagudu polled 673,717 votes, while his rival Sen. Isah Galaudu of PDP polled 106,633 votes.
Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State contested and won the ticket for the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the upcoming Kebbi Central Senatorial ticket holding in 2023.
Atiku Bagudu Wife
He is married to Zainab Bagudu, the First Lady of Kebbi State
Atiku Bagudu Net Worth
Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has an estimated net worth to be around $8 Million. He was listed among the people that looted $2.2.