|Dahiru Mohammed Deba|
|Governor of Bauchi State|
January 1992 – November 1993
|Preceded by||Colonel Abu Ali|
|Succeeded by||James Kalau|
|Born||24 September 1942
Deba, Gombe State, Nigeria
Alhaji Dahiru Mohammed Deba (born 1952) is a Nigerian politician who was elected Governor of Bauchi State, Nigeria between January 1992 and November 1983 during the Nigerian Third Republic, leaving office after the military coup that brought General Sani Abacha to power.
Dahiru was elected governor in 1991 on the platform of the National Republican Convention (NRC). His achievements as governor included construction of hospitals, including the Alkaleri General Hospital and Primary Health Centres at Dambam, Zambuk, Bambam and Burra, and the foundation for the Gombe Referral Hospital. His government built two new state hotels at Jama'are and Ningi. He launched the 200 million Naira Education Trust Fund. His tenure was cut short in November 1993 when General Sani Abacha seized power.
Dahiru became a member of the Democratic Party of Nigeria (DPN), formed during the Abacha regime. He assisted Danjuma Goje, who later became governor of Gombe State, in the 1998 Senatorial elections held by Abacha, which were annulled after Abacha's death.
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