Governor Yahaya Bello at work on the age-old erosion ravaged section of the road from Anyigba to the headquarters of Dekina LG and to the neighboring Bassa LG.*** Ultra-modern General Hospital, Under Construction At Isanlu-Yagba East LGA-Kogi State. Similar projects ongoing simultaneously in two (2) other locations in the state, ie, Gegu in Kogi LGA and Eganyi in Ajaokuta LGA*** The World Bank commended Governor Yahaya Bello for refunding $4.63 million surplus funds under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)***  This app, is an Audio/visual excursion into the stewardship of His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello*** 

Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere

Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere, Commissioner for Works and Housing.

Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere is the commissioner of Works and Housing, Kogi state. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering from Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Kogi State. He later obtained a Post Graduate Diploma (PG) in Mining Engineering and Masters of Engineering (M. Engr), Surface Mining Option from Federal University of Technology, Akure. In 2017, he was awarded an Honorary doctorate of Philosophy of science, by the state university of New York, USA.

He started his career at Time Tell Nig. Limited, Lagos, where he served as Project Representative between 1993 – 1995. He also worked with the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development between 2012 – 2015.

Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere is a strong advocate for change and development. In 2016, he was appointed Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs to the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, where he rose to become the Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy in 2019.

The proactive leader was again appointed Commissioner of Works and Housing, Kogi State on January 27, 2020 by Governor Yahaya Bello. He is one of the mission conscious team player of the new direction administration of Governor Yahaya Bello. A political leader who is tenacious, committed, loyal and dedicated, and of Strong Character in discharge of his role as the commissioner for works and housing, impact both the state and the populate.

Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere is well read and has attended several professional courses both across Africa, USA, Australia, China and Poland.
He is a registered member, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Council of Nigeria Mining Engineers and Geoscientists. He is also a Corporate Member of Nigeria Society of Mining Engineers, International Society of Explosive Engineers, respectively.

Engr. (Dr) Abubakar Sadiku Ohere has held key assignment positions during this career experience, amongst which are; Vice Chairman, Kogi State Staff Verification Review Exercise 2017, COOPTED MEMBER, Presidential Committee on curbing the Proliferation of Commercial Explosives, November 2006 and also BOARD MEMBER, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA), 2008 – 2001.
He happily married and blessed with children. He loves reading, traveling and mentoring.

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