ABBA-GANA, Alh Engr. (Dr.) Muhammed

Born November 11, 1943

Damboa, Borno State;





Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse
State of Origin: Borno State
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 5
Number of Female Children 3 (2deceased)

Abba Gana Mohammed,
Zannah Mohammed,
Shettima Mohammed,
Hamza Mohammed,
Shettima Gana Mohammed

Profession Engineer , Administrator , Politician
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Senior Electrical Engineer, North Eastern State Civil Service, 1969-74;
Chad Basin Development Authority, Maiduguri, 1974-79;
Commissioner for Works, Borno State, 1979-83; Chairman, State Rural Electrification Board, 1986;
Federal Government Task Force on Electrification and Connection to NEPA National Grid of all Local Government Headquarters and all large towns in the Country between, 1987-88;
Implementation Sub-Committee of the TCPC on the Commercialization of NEPA, 1987-91;
Board of Directors, NEPA, 1989-91;
Governing Council , Sir Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana Afikpo, Abia State,1990-93; Special Adviser to the Governor of Borno State; Ag. Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in the State, 1992-93;
Drake and Skull Nigeria Ltd. 1994-98;
Delegate, National Constitutional Conference, 1994-95;
Borno Rural Electrification Board, 1995-98;
Utilities and Tariff Review Commission, handling NEPA, NITEL, 1990-2000;
Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, 2001-03;
Special Adviser to the ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Relations with Civil Society, 2003-06;

Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE);
Institute of Materials Handling, Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission;

Junior Primary School, Damboa, 1952-55; Yelwa Boarding Senior Primary School, Maiduguri, 1956- 58; Government (Barewa) College, Zaria, 1959-63; Okene Provincial Secondary School, Okene, 1964-65; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. 1966-69;

Greater Nigerian People’s Party (GNPP)
People’s Democratic Party (PDP)

Institute of Electrical Engineers, London;
Institute of Materials Handling, London;

Doctor of Science, University of Agriculture Makurdi, January 2003


39, New GRA, Maiduguri, Borno State, tel: 076-232846

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