12 October, 2015
Meet Abubakar Malami, Buhari's youngest ministerial nominee
Fourty-eight year old Abubakar Malami, SAN was born in Birnin Kebbi of Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area of Kebbi State on 17th April, 1967 to Late Hon. Khadi Malami Nasarawa and his loving wife Halima Malami.
He attended Nassarawa Primary School Birnin Kebbi (1973 – 1979), College of Arts and Arabic Studies (1979-1984), College of Legal and Islamic Studies Sokoto (1984-1987), Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (1987-1991)Nigerian Law School , Lagos (1992)University of Maiduguri where he earned Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) in 1994.
Abubakar has an impressive venture in the political arena. As politician Abubakar rose to become the:-National Legal Adviser of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC)
Chairman Legal Team of the CPC Presidential Campaign Organization, 2011
Member of the PDP Legal Team for Election Petition, 2003
Member Kano State Local Government Election Tribunal, 2004
Resource Person to the Manifesto Drafting Sub-Committee of Inter Joint Party Merger Committees between the CPC, ACN & ANPP towards the formation of the All Progressives Congress (APC). 2013.
He was an aspirant for the office of Governor of Kebbi State in 2015 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, but lost the ticket to Atiku Bagudu.