Basheer Garba Mohammed
|Basheer Garba Mohammed|
|Senator for Kano Central|
|Preceded by||Mohammed Adamu Bello|
|Born||16 October 1966|
|Alma mater||Bayero University|
Basheer Lado Garba Mohammed (born 16 October 1966) is a Nigerian businessman who was elected Senator for the Kano Central constituency of Kano State, Nigeria in the April 2011 national elections, running on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform.
Early life and education
Private sector career
A businessman with banking, property and trading interests, Basheer Garba Mohammed founded the Ladon Alheri Foundation, a charity that funds projects including schools, water boreholes and eye surgery. He has expressed his feeling that there are gaps in Nigeria's developmental chain which must be addressed if the lives of ordinary citizens are to become more meaningful.
Public sector career
In the April 2011 election for the Kano Central Senatorial seat, Basheer polled 359,050 votes, ahead of Aminu Abba Ibrahim of the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) with 273,141 votes and Alhaji Bello Isa Bayero of the Congress for Progressive Change with 227,792 votes.
- Louis Achi (13 October 2010). "Basheer Lado Garba - Life As Service..." Leadership. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
- Template:Cite web. In 2015 elections held on 28th March, Lado was defeated by Rab'iu Musa Kwankwaso of APC (All Progressive Congress) with over 500,000 votes.