Musa Halilu Ahmed Biography & Early Life
Musa Halilu-Ahmed, also known as Dujima or Musa Yola (born May 13, 1976) is a Nigerian businessman and politician. He is the Dujuma of Adamawa State, a highly revered traditional title that dates back to the old Borno Empire during the 18th century in Nigeria.
Musa was born in the ancient city of Gembu (Mambila Plateau) located in former Gongola State (later divided into Adamawa and Taraba states) to Alhaji Halilu Ahmadu Chiroma and Mama Hauwa Halilu. As a child born into a devout Muslim family, Musa started his early Qur’anic education at the age of four and was later enrolled at Musdafa primary school in Yola between 1983 and 1988.
After completing his primary school education, he proceeded to Yelwa Government Secondary School in Yola for his secondary school education, which he completed in 1994. Shortly afterwards, he gained admission into Kaduna Polytechnic where he studied for an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) degree in Management Studies between 1999 and 2001.
In 2005, he successfully completed his Higher National Diploma (HND) program from Kaduna Polytechnic the same institution he received his OND. In accordance to the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme for all Nigerian graduates, Musa participated in the NYSC in 2006. Striving to get the best out of the NYSC year, Musa studied for a Diploma in Information Communication Technology at the National Institute of Technology, and has since received training in multifarious leadership and management courses both at home and abroad, which has given him the opportunity to acquire lifelong lessons and global best practices that he leverages on till date.
Musa Halilu Ahmed Profile
|Real Name||Musa Halilu Ahmed|
|State Of Origin||Adamawa State|
|Wife||Hajiya Amina Musa Halilu|
Musa Halilu Ahmed Political Career
Musa has played instrumental roles and served in various capacities in different key political parties in Nigeria over the course of the last two decades. He has been involved in various stages of the evolution, growth and survival of several notable political parties they include: The All Nigerians Peoples Party (ANPP), Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
He played an active role in the build-up towards the 2015 Presidential election in Nigeria. Musa was involved in different strategic areas where he contested for the post of National Delegate and emerged successful, a convention that saw the historic rise of President Muhammadu Buhari as the then Presidential candidate of the APC. In spite of contributing immensely to the triumph of the ruling political party APC at the 2015 Presidential election, Musa took a back seat in the political space and went back to his flourishing business realm in the private sector.
In May 2018, Musa served as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress Ward Congress Committee for Oyo State. He led a seven-man committee sent from the capital city Abuja to midwife the congress held across the 351 wards in Oyo State
Musa Halilu Ahmed Wife
Musa Halilu Ahmed is happily married to Hajiya Amina Musa Halilu.
Musa Halilu Ahmed Age
Musa Halilu Ahmed was born in May 13, 1976 , He is 46 years as of 2022
Musa Halilu Ahmed Experience
- Management Executive (Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria)
Apr 2018 – Present (4 years 6 month )
- Senior Manager (Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria)
Zenith Bank Plc
Oct 2003 – Jun 201511 years 9 months
Musa Halilu Ahmed Honours
On March 31, 2018 Musa Halilu-Ahmed was officially conferred and turbaned as the Dujima of Adamawa state by the Lamido of Adamawa, His Royal Highness Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa. The traditional title is bequeathed to philanthropists who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in civic and charitable responsibility.
The ceremony, was held at the Lamido Adamawa Palace in Yola, Adamawa State and was attended by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, Adamawa state Governor, Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow, National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Mungono (rtd.), Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, traditional rulers across the six geo-political zones, political and business leaders, amongst others.