Who Is Ahmed Ibeto? What are his Top 3 Achievements?

Ahmed Ibeto

Hon. (Dr.) Ahmed Musa Ibeto is a Nigerian Politician from Magama Local Government Area of Niger state. is educational career started when he enrolled at LEA Primary School, Ibeto, in 1966. From 1973 to 1977. Ibeto went on to attend Government Secondary School, Rijau. Hon. Ahmed’s desire and determination for qualitative education took him to Zungeru College of Advance Studies (ZUCAS), Bida from 1979 to 1980.· From 1980 to 1985, he was at the famous Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. He was awarded a Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa) in Administration by California University (USA) in conjunction with the Institute of Journalism, Enugu, in 2003.

Hon. Ahmed Ibeto was elected Chairman of the then Magama Local Government under the zero party system.  In 1990, he became the State Chairman of the National Republican Convention (NRC) Party. From 1990-1992, he served as the State Secretary of the National Republican Convention.· Later, he also as State Secretary of the defunct United Nigeria Centre Party (UNCP), as well as that of the All Nigeria Peoples’ Party (ANPP) between the years of 1995 to 1996 and 1998 to 1999 respectively.


Hon. Ahmed Musa Ibeto was from 1999 to 2003 appointed Senior Special Assistant on Protocol Matters to the Governor of Niger State.  He contested and won election into the Federal House of Representatives in 2003 under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). From 2007 – 2015, he was the deputy to Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu from 2007 – 2015.

As an Honorable Member House of Assembly, he served as the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Power and later Chairman, House Committee on States and Local Governments.     

He was appointed as the Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa, a position which he resigned before defecting from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to enable him realise his ambition of ruling Niger State.

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