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]

Maina was a member of the Lagos Zone military tribunal set up in 1984 by the administration of General Muhammadu Buhari to try public officers from the Shehu Shagari era who had been accused of embezzling public funds. [2] Appointed Borno State governor in 1990, he lived lavishly and had no patience with accounting procedures, making withdrawals from state funds through "brief notes to accounting authorities at the Treasury. [3] In March 1990 he entertained the Prince and Princess of Wales on a visit to the state. [4]


  1. "Nigeria States". WorldStatesmen. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  2. Max Siollun (August 16, 2008). "Babangida: His Life & Times (Part IV)". New Nigerian Politics. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  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.