Buhari withdraws Ahmed Musa Ibeto Ministerial nominee

President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrew the name of immediate past Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Musa Ibeto.

The President has sent a letter to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, notifying him of the withdrawal of Ibeto.

ADELOVE can exclusively report that the letter will be read at the floor of the Senate before screening commence on Wednesday.

Ahmed Musa Ibeto (Santurakin Kontagora) was born on January 15, 1959 at Ibeto headquarters of Ibelu District of Kontagora Emirate in Niger State.

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His educational career started when he enrolled at LEA Primary School, Ibeto, in 1966. From 1973 to 1977, the academically ambitious Ahmed was at the government Secondary School, Rijau. Hon. Ahmed’s desire and determination for qualitative education took him to Zungeru College of Advance Studies (ZUCAS), Bida from 1979 to 1980.

From 1980 to 1985, he was at the famous Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. He started his working career from 1977 to 1978 as a classroom teacher, immediately after leaving secondary school.

He had a stint as a Clerical Officer with the Federal College of Education (FCE), Kontagora, from 1978 to 1979. He served as the NYSC Liaison Officer, Yagba, FCT Abuja, from 1985 to 1986, during his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

Hon. Ahmed Musa Ibeto was from 1999 to 2003 appointed Senior Special Assistant on Protocol Matters to the immediate past Governor. He contested and won election into the Federal House of Representatives in 2003 under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and served as the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Power and later Chairman, House Committee on States and Local Governments.



  1. I hope we get to learn the reason for his removal, this was the guy that gave that opolo eyes governor hell when he decamped few days to the election, so who will replace him from Niger state now.

  2. I think maybe they will replace him with Professor Nasir Maiturare who looks more like a technocrat and to also correct the representation of zones from the state. His state governor is from the same zone with him. Maybe they are trying to correct zoning things. My thought only.

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