Nigeria: General Elections 2019

Time until Saturday, 16 February 2019, 08:00:00 (Lagos time)


Abdu Adamu Gujungu, the Administrative Secretary, INEC Zamfara State was born on the 2nd January, 1960 in Gujungu, Taura Local Government Area, Jigawa state. He is married and blessed with children.

He attended Gujungu Special Primary School from 1968 to 1974, then proceeded to Hadejia Teachers College from 1974 to 1979; thereafter, he proceeded to Gumel Advanced Teachers College, now Jigawa State College of Education from 1980 to 1983; thereafter, he proceeded to Bayero University Kano from 1986 to 1989, where he obtained his BA (Ed) degree certificate. He has also obtained Diploma in Information Technology on 19th December, 2012.

In 1983 to 1984 he attended his NYSC Programme at Government Day Secondary School Kagarko, Kaduna State. He taught briefly at Garki Special Primary School in Jigawa State from 1979 to 1980, Government Junior Secondary School Gagarawa also in Jigawa State from 1984 to 1986 where he attained the Senior Master of the School. He also taught at Lautai Science Secondary School Gumel from 1989 to 1990.

He joined the Commission on 20th October, 1990 as Senior Personnel Officer posted to Kabo Local Government Area of Kano State; later appointed as Electoral Officer in the same LGA from 1993 to 1995; then Electoral Officer Garki LGA, Kaugama LGA, Kiri Kasamma LGA, Malam Madori LGA, Sule Tankarkar LGA, Kiyawa LGA and Ringim LGA all in Jigawa State from 1995 to 2004; Electoral Officer Shelleng LGA Adamawa State from 2004 to 2006. Head of Department Technical Services INEC Adamawa State 2006 to 2009, Electoral Officer Wudil LGA Kano State from 2009 to 2010, Head of Department Technical Services 2010 to 2013 INEC Kano State, Head of Department Voter Education and Publicity, Gender & CSO liaison, Kaduna State from 2013 to 2015. He was appointed as Administrative Secretary from 2015 to date. He is a Substantive Director on GL 17 with effect from January 1, 2016.

He attended many Workshops on Capacity Building which include Election Administration, Strategic Communication Skills, Alternative Dispute Resolution etc organized by INEC IFES and UNDP.

His Interest/Activities include football, travelling and Reading.