Muhammed K. Abubakar
|Muhammed K. Abubakar|
|Federal Minister of Science and Technology|
6 April 2010
|Preceded by||Alhassan Bako Zaku|
19 October 1959 |
Zuru, Kebbi State, Nigeria
Abubakar was born on 19 October 1959 at Zuru in Kebbi State. He studied Biochemistry at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he earned a B.Sc in 1982 and an M.Sc in 1989. In 1994 he earned a Ph.D in Biochemistry from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom. He has held administrative positions in government, and teaching positions at Usmanu Danfodiyo University.
After being inaugurated as Minister of Science and Technology on 6 April 2010, Abubakar said that his ministry would be concerned about translating scientific ideas into production.
- Daniel Idonor (8 April 2010). "New Cabinet Brings Aso-Rock Alive Again". Vanguard. Retrieved 2010-04-16.
- Golu Timothy (10 April 2010). "New Ministers: Jonathan's Cabinet In Focus". Leadership. Retrieved 2010-04-16.
- "Science Minister Advocates Turning Ideas Into Products". Daily Champion. 8 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-16.
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