NAME: Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa
DATE OF BIRTH:February 1944
PLACE OF BIRTH:Yola
EDUCATION:He attended barewa college, zaria and then ahmadu bello university, zaria where he obtained a diploma in law in 1969. Later he attended north london polytechnic (1973–1975) and st clements university in the turks and caicos islands (2000–2002).
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:He worked with the nigeria customs service, nigerian port authority and the national freight company. Joining the gongola state civil service, he became a commissioner for works and later a commissioner for animal health. Barkindo was a director of the national engineering and technical company (1991–1993), chairman of stirling civil engineering nigeria limited (1991–2003) and chairman of the federal radio corporation of nigeria (2003–2005).