Mohammed Danjuma Goje

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Muhammed Danjuma Goje
Executive Governor of Gombe State
In office
29 May 2003 – May 2011
Preceded by Abubakar Habu Hashidu
Senator representing Gombe Central
In office
May 2011 – Nil
Preceded by Audu Idris Umar
Succeeded by Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo
Personal details
Born (1952-10-10) October 10, 1952 (age 62)
Kashere, Akko, Gombe State, Nigeria He is Married to Hajiya Fatima Yelwa and Hajiya Aisha Munira
Political party APC

Mohammed Danjuma Goje (born 10 October 1952, in Kashere, Akko, Gombe State) was elected Governor of Gombe State, Nigeria, taking office on the 29th of May, 2003. He is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).[1]

In the April 2011 elections, Muhammed Danjuma Goje competed successfully to be elected Senator for Gombe Central on the PDP ticket. He studied Political Science and graduated from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) in Zaria. He was a member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly from 1979-1983. Goje became the Secretary of the National Institute For Medical Research in Yaba, Lagos State from 1984-1989. He went on to establish his own organization, Zaina Nigeria Ltd, from 1989-1999. The company was named after his mother, Hajiya Zainab. Danjuma Goje contested for the seat of Senator in the Nigerian National Assembly in 1998 and later on became the Minister of State, Power and Steel from 1999-2001 under President Olusegun Obasanjo.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hassan, Ayuba (2007-10-23). "Governor Danjuma Goje @ 55". Leadership (Leadership Newspapers Group Limited, Abuja). Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  2. ^ JOHN BULUS (April 14, 2011). "Presidential contests: PDP set for repeat success in Gombe". Vanguard. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 

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