The Executive Chairman

Dr Abba Shettima Bukar

Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
State of Origin: Borno State

Dr. Shettima Abba was born in Bama in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State on 8th February, 1950. He attended the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained a Bachelors Degree in Geography, Masters Degree in Geography in 1985 and a PhD. in Geography in 1988. He was a lecturer at the College of Education Maiduguri 1977 – 1997, University of Maiduguri 2003 to 2007.

He was the Permanent Secretary in the Borno State Civil Service 1998 to 1999, Secretary to Borno State Government 1999 to 2003. He was a Senior Special Assistant to Mr. President (SGF Office) 2007 to 2011. He is Married with Children.

Previous Appointments:

  • Assistant Lecturer, College of Basic Studies, Maiduguri, 1977-1997;
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Maiduguri, 2003;
  • Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Central Administration, 1998-99
  • Secretary to the Government, Borno State, 1999-2003;
  • Department Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Maiduguri, 2003-2007;
  • Senior Special Assistant (Administration)to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, 2007 -2011;