Umar Namadi Biography, Age, Career, Networth, Spouse, Education

Umar Namadi
Deputy Governor of Jigawa State
Assumed office
29 May 2019
Governor Badaru Abubakar
Preceded by Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia
Personal details
Umar Namadi

7 April 1963 (age 59)
Kafin Hausa, Nigeria

Political party All Progressive Congress
Residence Dutse
Occupation Chartered accountant politician

Alhaji Umar Namadi (born April 7, 1963) is a Nigerian politician and a chartered accountant who serves as the deputy governor of Jigawa State in Nigeria. He was born in Jigawa, Nigeria.


Alhaji Namadi was born in April 1963 in Kafin Hausa town of Kafin Hausa Local Government became qualified as a chartered accountant in 1993 and holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) of Bayero University, Kano where he earlier obtained his first Degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy in 1987


Alhaji Namadi is the founder of Namadi, Umar & Co Chartered Accountants firm based in Kano was 1993 an Associate member of the Nigeria Institute of Management, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation until 2010 when he became a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Ahaji Namadi was also engaged in research works, on Sources and Application of Funds, Auditing a Computerized Information System and Community Banking. As the pioneer Head of the Dangote Group Management Accounts Department, the finance expert was responsible for the establishment and foundation laying for the production of monthly management accounts for the Dangote Group. Until his appointment, the commissioner was a member of the state committee on the verification and validation of contracts as well as that of verification and staff audit

Battle for APC Gubernitarial Ticket

The long-drawn legal battle on the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa State was on Friday, laid to rest by the Supreme Court with the affirmation of the incumbent Deputy Governor, Umar Namadi as the lawful candidate.

The Apex Court in a unanimous judgment prepared by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun upheld the primary election conducted on May 26, which produced Namadi as the winner.

In the judgment delivered by Justice Ibrahim Saulawa on behalf of the Court, the appeal filed by Farouk Adamu Aliyu, a former Minority Leader of the House of Representatives was dismissed in its entirety.

The five Justices of the Court, who heard the case unanimously, agreed with the lawyers of the respondents, Lateef Olasunkanmi Fagbemi and Yakubu Ruba both Senior Advocates that the case was frivolous, baseless and lacked merit and substance.

Namadi, through his counsel, Prince Lateef Olasunkanmi Fagbemi SAN had won the legal battle at the Federal High Court in Dutse as well as at the Court of Appeal in Kano.


He is estimated to be worth between $1.5m – $5m

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