Mohammed Maina

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Mohammed Maina
Governor of Borno State
In office
December 1989 June 1990
Preceded by Abdul One Mohammed
Succeeded by Mohammed Buba Marwa

Lt. Colonel Mohammed Maina was governor of Borno State, Nigeria during the military administrations of Generals Ibrahim Babangida. [1]

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  3. Bamidele A. Ojo (1998). Nigeria's Third Republic: the problems and prospects of political transition to civil rule. Nova Publishers. p. 154. ISBN   1-56072-580-X.
  4. "PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES CAMEROON & NIGERIA VISIT". ITN Source. 25 March 1990. Retrieved 2010-05-13.