Mohammed Umaru Bago's Profile | The Next Governor Of Niger State

Mohammed Umar Bago (born 22 February 1974) is a Nigerian politician. He was born in Minna, Niger State, to a Nupe family,[1] He is a Member of Parliament for Chanchaga, Federal Constituency. He stands with the All Progressives Congress Party.

He ran in the 9th National Assembly, contesting for Speaker House of Representatives of Nigeria. He came second to Femi Gbajabiamila. 

Bago was born in 1974. He attended Marafa Primary School, Minna and Federal Government College Jos. He earned his West Africa School Certificate from the WAEC. He earned a bachelor's in political science at Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto. .

Bago has obtained several postgraduate diplomas and master's degrees, including a postgraduate diploma in management from the Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna in 2001, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in economics at the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, in 2003, and a master's degree in finance at University of Calabar in 2005. He is a distinguished alumnus from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom in 2014. 

Bago worked with the United Bank for Africa (UBA), First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and Afri-Bank PLC respectively. He serves as manager at First City Monument Bank In 2007 he entered politics. .

He stated, "I won't back down, I just want to correct the mistake of the party leaders by opinion of zonings. .

He chairs the House Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration. In 2016 he advised the management of the Maritime Commission that 83 staff should be sacked. He stated, "That is how touts are employed."[9][10] He urged the Nimasa to spend money wisely in a well and prepared process. 

Bago is married with children. His mother, Hajiya Aisha Mohammed, died on 1 June 2019 after a brief illness. In order to improve the educational quality of his constituency, he bought 1000 forms of JAMB to his people. And also distributed 11 trailer loads of rice to his constituency as a palliative during Covid-19 pandemic period.

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