Abubakar Kyari

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Abubakar Kyari
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Senator of the 8th National Assembly
Preceded by Ahmed Zanna
Constituency Borno North
Assumed office
9 June 2015
Personal details
Political party All Progressives Congress
Alma mater University of Tennessee
Website abukyari.com

Abubakar Kyari is a Nigerian Senator who represents Borno North senatorial district in the National Assembly, and a member of the All Progressives Congress.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Kyari was born in Borno State. He was educated in both Nigeria and United States of America. He attended Kaduna Capital School in 1974. He then proceeded to Barewa College Zaria where he obtained his WASSCE In 1979. He attended the University of Tennessee Martin in USA where he obtained a bachelor's degree in 1986. Thereafter in 1989, he attended Webster University St.Louis Missouri USA for his Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

Professional career[edit]

Prior to becoming a Senator, he was a member of the House of Representatives from 1998 to 2003. From 2003 to 2005, he was made a Honorable Commissioner in Borno State. From 2007 to 2011 he continued as a Honorable Commissioner.

Senatorial career[edit]

Kyari has Security, Agriculture and Petroleum as his Legislative interests. He also targets to end insecurity and to revamp agriculture in Borno North. In the 2015 elections, he contested for the Borno North Senatorial seat and won under the platform of the All Progressives Congress.


  1. ^ Idris, Hamza (11 August 2015). "Political will is key to rebuilding Northeast –Sen Kyari". Daily Trust. Retrieved 8 July 2016.

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