Kabir Garba Marafa

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Kabir Garba Marafa
Senator for Zamfara Central
In office
May 2011 – May 2015
Preceded by Hassan Muhammed Gusau
Personal details
Born 1960
Nationality Nigerian
Political party All Progressive Congress (APC)
Alma mater Kaduna Polytechnic
Profession Chemical Engineer
Religion Islam

Kabir Garba Marafa is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for Zamfara Central in Zamfara State, Nigeria in the April 2011 elections, running on the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) ticket.[1]

Engineer Kabir Garba Marafa was formerly the Commissioner for Water Resources in Zamfara State. He defected from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to the ANPP before the election. He ran against the incumbent Senator Hassan Muhammed Nasiha (Hassan Gusau), who ran on the PDP platform.

Marafa owns houses in Gusau, Abuja and Kaduna where he spends most of his time when he is not on legislative duties.



  1. ^ "Meet your new Senate". Daily Times. April 11, 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-03. 
  2. ^ "Zamfara ANPP guber candidate warns PDP against intimidation". People's Daily. 15 February 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-03. 
  3. ^ Umar, Shehu (6 January 2011). "Nigeria: Zamfara - The Gladiators Are Ready". allAfrica. Retrieved 8 November 2012.