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Mai Mala Buni (born 19 November 1967), is a Nigerian politician and the current governor of Yobe state, Nigeria. He is the caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress. He was elected governor during the 2019 Nigeria general elections under All Progressives Congress (APC) party.
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Mai Mala Buni
|Caretaker Chairman of All Progressives Congress|
25 June 2020
|Preceded by||Adams Oshiomhole|
|Governor of Yobe State|
29 May 2019
|Deputy||Idi Barde Gubana|
|Preceded by||Ibrahim Geidam|
|National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress|
14 June 2014 – March 2019
|Preceded by||Tijjani Tumsah|
|Succeeded by||Victor Giadom|
|Born||19 November 1967
Buni Yadi Town, Yobe State
|Political party||All Progressive Congress|
He holds bachelor's degree in International Relation from Espan Formation University, Benin Republic. He also holds a Master Degree in International Relations from Leeds Becket University, United Kingdom.
Mala began his political career in 1992 when he contested and won a councilor sit under the platform of National Republican Convention (NRC) party, to represent Buni ward in the Gujba Local government council and subsequently elected as the speaker of the council.
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