Abdulkadir Kure

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Abdulkadir Kure
Governor of Niger State
In office
29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007
Preceded by Habibu Idris Shuaibu
Succeeded by Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu

Abdulkadir Kure was governor of Niger State in Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. He is a member of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP).

In May 2000, he introduced Sharia law in Niger State.

Personal life[edit]

Kure is married to Zainab Abdulkadir Kure, a former civil servant and, since 2007, a member of the Nigerian Senate. They have two daughters and four sons. [1]


  1. ^ Abubakar, AbdulRahman (2007-10-21). "Women better politicians than men –Senator Zainab Kure". Daily Trust. Media Trust Limited, via allafrica.com. Retrieved 2007-10-21.