Idi Barde Gubana is a Nigerian politician who is the current Deputy Governor of Yobe State, on the platform of All Progressives Congress. He also previously held the positions of Commissioner of Agriculture, Commissioner of Environment and Commissioner of Budget and planning in Yobe State.
He was born 24 April 1960 in the Karai-Karai village of Gubana in Fune Local Government. He is married to 3 wives and has 29 children. He is a Muslim. He holds the traditional title of Wazirin Fune of the Fune Emirate.
|Borno State University||M.Sc.||2000|
|University of Borno state (UNIMAID)||MBA||N/A|
|School of Social Conversation Jos||HND||1989|
|Borno Teachers College||WASSCE||1973-1979|
|Daura Primary School||First School Leaving Certificate||1970-1976|
|Fika Local Government Secretariat||Head of Department (Agriculture)||N/A|
|Fune Local Government||Member (Agriculture Department)||1982|
|Gubana Primary School||Headmaster||1982-1984|
|Dawayya Primary School||Teacher||1980|
Gubana Town, Yobe
24th April 1960
All Progressives Congress
Commissioner of the Ministry of Agriculture (Yobe State)
Commissioner of the Ministry of Environment (Yobe State)
Commissioner of the Ministry of Finance (Yobe State)
Deputy Governor (Yobe State, 2019-now)
Idi Barde started his political journey in 1997 when he ran for and won the election of the chairman of Fune local government and sat under the United Nigeria Congress Party, UNCP, to represent Fune local government. In 2000, he was appointed as the Chairman of the caretaker committee in Fune local government twice until 2003. He became a special assistant in special tasks to the governor of Yobe state, Bukar Abba Ibrahim in 2007, after which he was appointed as commissioner of the ministry of truth and accountability and rural development. In 2008, he became a special assistant at the national conference for diversity, under Bukar Abba Ibrahim, and he was also the assistant national treasure in the North-East region under the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP). In 2011, he was appointed as the Commissioner of the Ministry of Agriculture in Yobe State. He was re-appointed as the Commissioner of the Ministry of Environment in 2013, and Commissioner of the Ministry of Finance in 2013, and he is currently serving as the Deputy Governor of Yobe State from 2019 to now.