Excellence in Leadership & Outstanding performance in service for community development in Adamawa State. - Hon. Rufai Ahmed Abubakar, Commissioner for water Resources, Adamawa State.


Educational Qualifications Obtained:
i. First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) – 1976
ii. Grade III Teacher’s Certificate (GRDIII) – 1979
iii. Grade II Teacher’s Certificate (GRDII) – 1981
iv. National Certificate of Education (NCE) – 1985
v. Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) Hausa – 1999
vi. Teacher’s Registration Council (Certified Teacher) 2005

Conference & Workshops Attended:
a. National Capacity Building Workshop and Roundtables for Registered Teachers at all levels of the Nigerian Education System; 16/11/2005

b. National ICT Skills Acquisition, Summits and Campaigns at all levels of the Nigerian Education System, 13/11/2006

c. National Workshop and roundtable on Pedagogy for Registered Teachers at all level of the Nigerian Education System; 03/08/2007

d. In House Workshop organised by the Teacher’s Registration Council of Nigeria on Administrative Procedure, Public Service Rule, Work Ethics, Records management, Official Correspondence, Computer Appreciation and Application Packages.

e. Sensitization Workshop on Tren Step-B Project on Development of Database for Science and Technology and mathematics Teachers at Post-Basic School in Nigeria; 04/12/2008

f. National Conference on Improving Educational Standard in Nigeria Perspectives, Challenges and Strategies, University of Jos, 27-30/12/2008

g. Leadership Workshop for Registered Teachers in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria, 2-26/11/2010

h. A course on Team Building for Organisational Productivity 11-12/10/2010

i. Intensive In-house Workshop on Enhancing Organisational Performance through Productivity, Improvement Techniques.

j. Participated at the 24th National Council on Water Resources (NCWR), 2017

k. Participated at the 25th National Council on Water Resources (NCWR), 2018

F. Working Experience:

a. 1979 – 1981 – Served as Grade II & III Class room Teacher with LGEA Yola Local Government Area.

b. 1981 – 2003 – Served as an NCE/Graduate Teacher with Post Primary Schools Management Board as a Classroom Teacher, Form Master, Food Master as well as patron of various Clubs, Societies and Associations.

c. 2003 – 2015 Served as a State Coordinator Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) in Taraba, Bauchi and Borno.

d. 2015 – Date, Served as a Commissioner of Higher Education Science & Technology and Ministry of Water Resources, Yola
e. Served as Member Visitation Panel Adamawa State University Mubi, Adamawa State.

f. Served as Member Technical Committee of the validation of Adamawa State Development Blue-Print (2016-2030)

g. Served as Chairman Adamawa State Water Sector Reform Coordination Committee (2017-2018)


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