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Ohere Sadiku Abubakar Biography, Family, Education, Career and Net Worth



 Ohere Sadiku Abubakar Biography Family Education Career and Net Worth
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In this piece, chronicles the biography, family, education, career and net worth of Ohere Sadiku Abubakar.



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Ohere Sadiku Abubakar FNSE, is a Nigerian politician and the Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District.


He has served as the Special Adviser overseeing the affairs of the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in Kogi State from January to August in 2019.


He has also served as the Honorable Commissioner, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs until December 2019 with the same functions of overseeing the affairs of the Ministry.


In January 2020, at the inception of the second tenure of Yahaya Bello, he was re-appointed to serve as the Honorable Commissioner for Works and Housing, a position he voluntarily resigned from on 16 April 2022, in pursuant of his aspirations to contest for Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District in the Federal Legislature.


Abubakar Ohere is a Fellow of Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE).


Ohere Sadiku Abubakar was born on 13 July 1966 hails from Okene LGA of Kogi State.


He is happily married and blessed with children. He loves reading, traveling and mentoring.




He commenced his pathway in education in 1975 at St. Andrew’s School, Okene. In 1979, he proceeded to Lennon Memorial College, Ageva for his secondary education.



He holds a Higher National Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering from Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Kogi State.


He later obtained a Post Graduate Diploma (PG) in Mining Engineering and Masters of Engineering (M. Engr), Surface Mining Option from Federal University of Technology, Akure.


In 2017, he was awarded an Honorary doctorate of Philosophy of science, by the state university of New York, USA.



He started his career at Time Tell Nig. Limited, Lagos, where he served as Project Representative between 1993 – 1995.


He also worked with the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development between 2012 – 2015.


Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere is a strong advocate for change and development. In 2016, he was appointed Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs to the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, where he rose to become the Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy in 2019.



The proactive leader was again appointed Commissioner of Works and Housing, Kogi State on January 27, 2020 by Governor Yahaya Bello.


He is one of the mission conscious team player of the new direction administration of Governor Yahaya Bello.


A political leader who is tenacious, committed, loyal and dedicated, and of Strong Character in discharge of his role as the commissioner for works and housing, impact both the state and the populate.


Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere is well read and has attended several professional courses both across Africa, USA, Australia, China and Poland.



He is a registered member, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Council of Nigeria Mining Engineers and Geoscientists.


He is also a Corporate Member of Nigeria Society of Mining Engineers, International Society of Explosive Engineers, respectively.



Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere has held key assignment positions during this career experience, amongst which are; Vice Chairman, Kogi State Staff Verification Review Exercise 2017, COOPTED MEMBER, Presidential Committee on curbing the Proliferation of Commercial Explosives, November 2006 and also BOARD MEMBER, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA), 2008 – 2001.




His estimated net worth is not available.

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