Kingdoms of Nigeria


Lamido of Adamawa

Lamido of Adamawa
October 19
12:54 2022
Title: Lamido Adamawa
Full Name: Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha
Lineage: Mustapha
Coronation: 18-03-2010
Palace: na
State: Adamawa
Profile: Early years

Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha (born 13 February 1944) was turbaned on 18 March 2010 as the traditional ruler, title Lamido of Adamawa in Adamawa State Northeastern Nigeria. The ceremony followed by the approval of the state governor Murtala Nyako

Barkindo was born in Yola in February 1944, eldest son of the Lamido Aliyu Musdafa. He attended Barewa College, Zaria and then Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained a Diploma in Law in 1969. Later he attended North London Polytechnic (1973–1975) and St Clements University in the Turks and Caicos Islands (2000–2002). He worked with the Nigeria Customs Service, Nigerian Port Authority and the National Freight Company. Joining the Gongola State civil service, he became a Commissioner for Works and later a Commissioner for Animal Health. Barkindo was a director of the National Engineering and Technical Company (1991–1993), chairman of Stirling Civil Engineering Nigeria Limited (1991–2003) and chairman of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (2003–2005)


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