|Sen Adamu Gumba|
Assumed office |
23 August 2010
|Preceded by||Bala Mohammed|
|Succeeded by||Sen Ali Wakili|
|Born||10 October 1948|
|Political party||People's Democratic Party (PDP|
Ibrahim Adamu Gumba (born 10 October 1948) is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for the Bauchi South constituency of Bauchi State, Nigeria in the April 2011 national elections. He ran on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) ticket.
Gumba was born on 10 October 1948. He obtained a BSc in Government. He worked in Nigeria Customs Service, where he rose to the position of Deputy Comptroller General. Gumba became Head of the Bauchi State Civil Service. In 2006 he was appointed the Commissioner of Education in Bauchi State.
The Bauchi-South Senatorial seat became vacant in May 2010 after Senator Bala Muhammed was appointed Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by President Goodluck Jonathan. In 23 August 2010 bye-election for Senator for Bauchi South, Gumba received 273,764 votes, while Ibrahim Haruna of the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) trailed with 57,661 votes, and Danjuma Dabo of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) received 56,294 votes.
In the PDP primaries for the April 2011 election for the Bauchi South Senatorial seat, Gumba gained the nomination at the expense of former Senator Abubakar Maikafi and one-time Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Commissioner, Mohammed Abubakar. In the elections, Gumba scored 312,627 votes, while Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim of the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) scored 114,281 votes. Sen Ali Wakili succeeded Sen Gumba in the Senate after beating Isa Yuguda in the general Elections of March 2015.
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