Senior Special Assistant for National Assembly Matters (Senate)

Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar Gumel

Card image cap


Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar Gumel is a native of Maigatari LGA of Jigawa State. He holds a master's degree in public policy and administration from the Bayero University Kano, and represented Jigawa North West Senatorial District in the 8th Assembly. He served as the Senate Committee Chair on States and Local Government. He was elected as a member of the House of Representatives representing the (Gumel/Maigatari/SuleTankarkar/Gagarawa LGAs), 1999 – 2003. Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar Gumel is 74 years old

Educational History

Masters Degree in Public Policy and Administration(MPPA) Bayero University, Kano, Kano State – 2001. Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Administration Bayero University Kano, Kano State – 1997, Advanced Diploma in Public Administration Bayero University Kano, Kano State – 1995 National Diploma in Accountancy- Basic Stenographers Course, Kaduna Polytechnics Kaduna, Kaduna State – 1976, Staff Development Center Kano, Kano State – 1972- Bichi Teacher’s College – 1968, Medical Auxiliary Training School, Kaduna, Kaduna State – 1963, Gumel Yamma Senior Primary School Gumel, Jigawa State – 1962, Maigatari Junior Primary School, Maigatari – 1959,

Previous Offices

Senator for Jigawa State North West Senatorial District in 2015 Liaison Officer to the President, Special Adviser to PDP National Chairman – 2012 – 2014 On National Assembly Matters. Special Assistant to the President – 2009 – 2011 On National Assembly Matters and House of Representatives Adviser to the Honourable Speaker – 2003 – 2007 Federal House of Representatives on Special Assignment, Gumel Federal Constituency Federal House of Representatives – 1999 – 2003: (Gumel/Maigatari/SuleTankarkar/Gagarawa LGAs), Chairman –House Committee on Police Affairs – 2001 – 2003 Federal House of Representatives, Chairman –House Committee on Special Duties – 1999 – 2000 Federal House of Representatives,