Ibrahim Kefas

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Ibrahim Kefas
Military Administrator of Cross River State
In office
9 December 1993 – 14 September 1994
Preceded by Clement Ebri
Succeeded by Gregory Agboneni
Military Administrator of Delta State
In office
26 September 1994 – 22 August 1996
Preceded by Bassey Asuquo
Succeeded by John Dungs
Personal details
Born (1948-01-27) 27 January 1948 (age 69)[1]
Wukari, Taraba State

Air Commodore (retired) Ibrahim Kefas served as Military Administrator of Cross River State in Nigeria between December 1993 and September 1994, and then of Delta State until August 1996 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha.[2]

As a Group Captain, Kefas was appointed governor of Delta State on 26 September 1994.[3] While governor of Delta State, he sacked professor Frank Mene Adedemiswanye Ukoli, Vice-Chancellor of Delta State University for political reasons, an incident recorded in Ukoli's book A state university is born: throes of birth, ordeals of growth.[4][5]

In March 2002, as Taraba State Chairman of People's Democratic Party, Kefas and other PDP politicians were attacked by over 200 youths who invaded a PDP rally, and narrowly escaped death.[6]

Kefas was nominated as National Democratic Party) (NDP) candidate for governor in the 2007 elections in Taraba State.[7] The winner was the PDP candidate, Danbaba Suntai.[8]


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  3. ^ "Delta State Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy" (PDF). Delta State Government. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2010-03-22. 
  4. ^ Victor Jike (January 28, 2005). "F.M.A. Ukoli: An Obeisance". The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-03-22. 
  5. ^ F. M. A. Ukoli (1996). A state university is born: throes of birth, ordeals of growth. Textflow Limited. ISBN 978-2783-36-6. 
  6. ^ Ben Adaji (13 March 2002). "Touts Attack PDP Chairman". P.M. News (Lagos). Retrieved 2010-03-22. 
  7. ^ "Independent National Electoral Commission Nominated Candidates for Governorship Election 2007" (PDF). Independent National Electoral Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-10-03. Retrieved 2010-03-22. 
  8. ^ Yakubu Danbala (21 February 2008). "Danbaba Vs Baido - The Heat Goes On". Leadership (Abuja). Retrieved 2010-01-16.