Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is a Nigerian economist, academician, businessman, and politician, he is the Pro-chancellor of Baze University. He was a member of the House of Representatives between 2003 and 2007 and was elected Senator for Kaduna North, in Kaduna State, Nigeria in April 2011 running on the Congress for Progressive Change ticket, with a remarkable record of the credit of sponsoring important legislation in a very short time. A member of the Labour Party, he is the party’s vice presidential nominee in the 2023 presidential election running alongside Peter Obi.
Datti baba Ahmed is happily married with children.
|University of Maiduguri||BSc & MSc in Economics|
|University of Wales, Cardiff||MBA||2006|
|University of Westminster, United Kingdom||Ph.D.||1987|
|Baze Research and Data Services Ltd||Projects Coordinator|
|Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, Lagos||Officer II|
|First Bank of Nigeria Plc||Banking Officer||1997-1998|
|Baze Research and Data Services Ltd||Managing Director||1999-2003|
|Founder and chancellor||Baze University, Abuja||2011-|
7th of July 1969
Kaduna State, Nigeria
Senator Datti Baba Ahmed (DBA)’s political journey started when he was first elected in April 2003 to the Federal House of Representatives for the Zaria Federal Constituency, Kaduna State. He ran on the platform of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP). In the April 2011 elections, Baba-Ahmed polled 366,398 votes in the contest to represent Kaduna North Senatorial district, beating his closest rival, Senator Ahmed Makarfi of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the incumbent, who polled 365,043 votes.
He will be contesting as the vice-presidential candidate for the Labour Party alongside Peter Obi in the upcoming 2023 election.