Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi is a Nigerian politician who served as the governor of Kaduna State from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. Makarfi also served as a senator after he was elected Senator for Kaduna North in April 2007. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
Makarfi is a Muslim and he’s married with four children.
|Federal Government College in Enugu||waec||1973 – 1978|
|Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria||Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting||1979 – 1983|
|Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria||Master of Science degree in Accounting and Finance||1987|
|Department of Accounting, ABU ZARIA.||part-time Lecturer||1987-1993|
|Nigeria Universal Bank||Assistant General Manager|
8 August 1956
Kaduna State, Nigeria
In 1994 Markafi was appointed to the Kaduna State Executive Council as Honorable Commissioner of Finance and Economic Planning.
He became a member of the Board of Trustees at the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Abuja as well as its Director of Finance and Administration.
Makarfi was elected governor of Kaduna State in 1999 and won a second four-year term in 2003. In April 2007, he was elected Senator in the Nigerian Senate representing Kaduna North Senatorial District (which includes Makarfi, Kudan, Sabon-Gari, Zaria, Ikara, Soba, Lere and Kubau Local Government Areas). In the April 2011 elections, Makarfi ran for reelection on the PDP platform and was elected. In 2016, Makarfi was appointed PDP national Chairman at a Convention held in Port Harcourt.