My name is Dr.Abudullahi Rabiu Kontagora.I was born on 3rd March, 1968 in
Kontagora,Niger State of Nigeria.
I attended Rimaye Primary School, Kontagora from 1978 to 1983,Gov’t Secondary School Kontagora ,1984-1989,Federal College of Education Kontagora where I obtained NCE, English/Government from 1990 to 1993,University of Abuja 1997-2002,2007-2011,2015-2019 for my Bsc in Political Science, Masters and PhD in International Relations respectively.
For my Islamic and Arabic knowledge, I attended Family local Islamiyya and Community Qur’anic Schools for Recitation/Memorization of Holy Quran, Madrasatu Hayatul Islamiyya, Kontagora, 1990-91 for Islamic and Arabic studies and SSCE Distinction in Arabic and Islamic Studies, 1992, and private lessons on Islamic and Arabic studies with learned Islamic Scholars in Kontagora.
My working experience started with teaching at College of Higher Islamic Studies, Gwagwalada, Abuja, where I taught Islamic and Arabic Subjects from 1993-1995.
I was later employed by FCT Pilgrims Welfare Board in 1995, where I was until 2016, when I was posted to FCT Security Services Department as Chief Admin Officer, Internal Security. I was later promoted to Assistant Director in 2018,
In the course of my service spanning twenty seven years with the FCTA,particularly FCTMPWB, I headed many operations, activities and Units including:, Secretary of Management Committee,2003-2007,Chairman, Makkah Advance Team Committee,2010-2016, Pilgrims Education and Orientation Unit 2011,Head 2011 Umrah Operation Team, Head, Pilgrims Education and Orientation Unit,2013-2014,Head, Visa Processing Unit, 2014-2016,Head, Research and Statistics and Library Unit,2016-2017,Chief Admin Officer, Dept. of SecurityServices,2016-2018,Asst Director,FCT Security Services,Secretary,NAHCON,2021.
I attended many local and international workshops on Hajj Operations, Administration and Corporate Governance.
I speak three languages proficiently: Hausa, English and Arabic
I am happily married with two wives and eight children.