HIS EXCELLENCY, ALHAJI MUHAMMAD INUWA YAHAYA, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF GOMBE STATE
Alh. Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya was born on the 9th of October, 1961 in Gombe local Govt Area of Gombe State to the family of Alh. Yahaya Umaru.
He obtained his primary certificate from Central Primary School from 1968-1974, Government Science Secondary Gombe from 1974-1979 where he obtained his First Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificate respectively. Alh. Inuwa Yahaya has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1983. He served at the Nigeria Bank for Commerce and Industry in Yola, Adamawa State for the mandatory NYSC.
He is a fellow of several professional bodies like the Association of Nation Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and he is also a member of the Chartered Institution of Taxation of Nigeria (ACITN)
Alh. Muhammed Inuwa Yahaya has experience in both the public and private sectors, he started his working career with the Bauchi State Investment and Property Development Company (BSIPDC) as an accountant where he rose to the position of Principal Accountant from 1984-1985. He served as a managing Director A.Y.U Civil Engineering Company Ltd from 1993-1999. He served in different companies and capacities; He later joined his family business at Nasar Motors Limited as the Administration and Finance Manager where he later became the Managing Director of Nasara Group of Companies. Presently he is the Chairman and Chief Executive, Superior Group and Director Premium Pension Ltd.
Inuwa Yahaya forayed into active politics in 2003 were he was appointed the Commissioner of Finance and Economic Development by the then serving Governor, Sen. Muhammed Danjuma Goje for 7 years and also in charge of Budgetary planning and control of the state’s finances. Chairman Gombe State Investment and Property Development Company Limited compensation and settlement.
Alh. Inuwa is a foundation member at the All Progressive Congress (APC) and was elected in to Office as the Executive Governor of Gombe State on 9th March, 2019.