Biography of Engr. Bashir Gegu

Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu, the Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources

Biography of Engr. Bashir Gegu

…..How his remarkable record aided his reappointment.

The immediate past Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources is an extraordinarily selfless young politician, ebullient and highly innovative.Kogi Assembly screened, confirmed Engr. Bashir Gegu as Commissioner designate, to be inaugurated today

The Ondaki Ireku of Igu-Koton-Karfe Kingdom is admirably humble, gentle, soft-spoken, Self-effacing, diligent, circumspect, generous whose rise to limelight came Amas a result of hardwork, diligence dnd dedication to duty.

A rising star and youth mful advocate also known as a solid (Dark Horse) calm and unflappable.

The former Commissioner has demonstrated that he is a goal getter, solution provider, dogged fighter, courageous, energetic politician, grassroot mobilizer, the respecter of rule of law, elders and traditional Institution.

Engr Abubakar Bashir Gegu hails who hails from Gegu Beki area of Kogi Local Government Area, is an ardent believer in true friendship that is built on trust and respect.

This he has established a friendship both at home and in the diaspora. A man whose inclination to friendship transcends political, tribe or ethic barriers.

Schools attended:

He attended Kogi Zonal Education Board Gegu Beki, Government Secondary School Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Bashir Gegu is a trained chemical engineer from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2009.

School Attended with date:

Kogi Zonal Education Board Gegu Beki from 1983 – 1988

Government secondary School Gwagwalada from 1990 – 1995

Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu
Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu

Ahmadu Bello University Zaria from 2001-2009

Nassarawa State University Keffi. 2023

Qualifications:

First school leaving certificate 1988

Senior Secondary School certificate 1995

Bachelor of Engineering ( B. Eng. Chemical). 2009

Master of Science in view 2023 till date

Work Experience
NYSC at AA Rano Oil, Jalingo Taraba State from 2009-2010

Kogi Local Government Service Commission from 2012 – 2020

Appointment:

Senior special Assistant to the Governor of Kogi State from May 2015 – November 2015

Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural resources Kogi state 2020 – 2024

Community Development:

Provision of 200 solar lights to communities in Kogi LGA

Provision of bore holes and well

Supporting more than 50 pregnant women

Scholarship award to students in tertiary institutions

Payment of WAEC and JAMB fees

Empowering of over 500women through GYB cash support scheme as a give it back to society

Empowering of 200 youths for entrepreneurs

Collaborating with Conventional Security Agents in curbing the menace of kidnappings and banditry at Lokoja- Abuja roads

Facilitation of a gigantic Ultra Modern General Hospital with state of the arts features to Gegu Beki , Kogi LGA

Facilitation of Rural electrification of Kogi LGA

Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engineer Mohammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu
Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engineer Mohammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu

Facilitated the erosion control in koton-karfe by HYPPADEC through Kogi state Government

Facilitation of upgrading of more than 40 traditional rulers in Kogi

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