In this article, The Witness Nigeria examines the biography, family, career and life story of Nigeria’s Minister of State, FCT, Mariya Mahmoud.
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Full Name: Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure
Date of birth: 15 January 1978.
State of Origin: Kano State
Mariya Mahmoud was born in Bunkure town of Kano State. She attended Bunkure Primary School and then went to Arabic Secondary School Tudun Wadan Dankade for her Junior Secondary School then proceeded to complete her Secondary Education in Government Girls Science Secondary School Garko.
Educational background of Mariya Mahmoud
She then went to College of Art and Remedial Studies Kano State for her IJMB where she obtained a very good score that permitted her to start her university education from Level 200 in Bayero University Kano. She graduated from Bayero University Kano in 2005 with a degree in medicine. She did her house job in Murtala Specialist Hospital Kano.
She did her Youth Service in Plateau State at National Methodological Center. After her NYSC, She joined Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital for her Residency.
Professional Career of Mariya Mahmoud
Upon completion of her NYSC, she became a member of the West African College of Physicians and a consultant family physician. On 5 November 2019 she was appointed as the Honorable Commissioner (Ministry Of Higher Education) in Kano State.
Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure is the Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. She was previously the commissioner for higher education in Kano State. She was appointed by the Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
On 26 October 2020 she announced the fixed date for reopening of the state-owned tertiary education institutions, after seven months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the State.
Her financial earnings is currently valued at nine hundred thousand dollars.