Mai Mala Buni (born 11 November 1967), Nigeria) is a Nigerian politician. He is the current governor of Yobe State, Nigeria and the caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress. He was elected governor during the 2019 Nigeria general elections under All Progressives Congress (APC) party. Before being elected governor, he was the national secretary of the All Progressives Congress
Mai Mala Buni got married to his third wife, Ummi Adama Gaidam a day after he took the oath of office as the executive governor of Yobe State. Ummi Adama is the daughter of the immediate-past governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam and was studying at Saudi Arabia during the period.
Not much is known about his educational background, but he is a seasoned carrier businessman and politician who served in his state and nation at various capacities before contesting in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Yobe State.
11 November 1967
All Progressive Congress (APC)
He served as the national secretary of the All Progressives Congress prior to his showing interest to run for the governorship position.
He also served as the special adviser on political and legislative affairs to Ibrahim Gaidam the former executive governor of Yobe state.
Service to humanity
Awards & Honours
Governor Mai-Mala Buni on Friday in Damaturu inaugurated the construction of 15 units of two-bedroom semi-detached houses for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has commissioned township road and drainage in Babbangida town, in Tarmuwa local government area of the state.