Atanda Yusuf

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For the professional football player, see Atanda Yussuf.
Musbau Atanda Yusuf
Administrator of Ekiti State
In office
August 1998 – 29 May 1999
Preceded by Mohammed Bawa
Succeeded by Niyi Adebayo

Navy Captain (retired) Musbau Atanda Yusuf was appointed the Administrator of Ekiti State, Nigeria during the transitional regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, handing over to the elected civilian governor at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic on 29 May 1999.[1]

During his tenure he constructed the complex housing the Ekiti State House of Assembly, inaugurated on June 1, 1999 by his elected civilian successor Otunba Niyi Adebayo.[2] He assisted Sikiru Tae Lawal in creating peace in Ikere-Ekiti, which had been racked by communal strife.[3] Yusuf was required to retire in June 1999, as were all former military administrators.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nigerian States". WorldStatesmen. Archived from the original on 28 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  2. ^ Toba Suleiman (9 January 2010). "With PDP Came Instability in Ekiti Assembly". ThisDay. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  3. ^ "Biography: Sikiru Tae Lawal". Ekiti State Government. 15 April 2007. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  4. ^ "Obasanjo Hires and Fires". NDM DEMOCRACY WATCH. July 1, 1999. Retrieved 2010-05-08.