About The Governor

Learn more about His Excellency, Governor Mai Mala Buni – his background, achievements, etc.

His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni Chiroman Gujba CON was born on 19th November 1967 in Gujba Local Government area of the state.

He received his early education at Buni-Gari Central Primary School and Government Secondary School, Goniri between 1973 and 1985. Over the course of the next several years, Governor Buni received part-time Islamic education. In 2010, he enrolled into Espan Formation University, Benin and bagged a BSc degree in International Relations in 2014.

New Mega & Model Schools constructed & furnished
Primary Healthcare Centers built or renovated
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Mersey Ferguson Tractors (MF375)
Housing Units built in 17 LGAs


Harnessing the rich agricultural and solid mineral potentials in the state can turn around the economic fortunes of Yobe State for better.

Gov. Buni — 2019

About us

Yobe is a state located in northeastern Nigeria. A mainly agricultural state, it was created on 27 August 1991. Yobe State was carved out of Borno State. The capital of Yobe State is Damaturu, and its largest city by population is Potiskum. While by the largest by land area is Fune, Potiskum Local Government Area is a place of Farmers and marketers, the largest cattle market in Africa is located in Potiskum.

Executive Council

The Yobe State Executive Council serves as the highest administrative and decision-making body in Yobe State, Nigeria, responsible for governing and managing state affairs, policies, and initiatives.


Stay informed about the latest legislative activities in Yobe State, including bills, resolutions, committee meetings, and public hearings.


Learn more about Yobe State Judiciary

Government Projects

Stay up-to-date with the latest government projects in Yobe State and learn more how they’re impacting the lives of the citizens.


Yobe State Ministries, Departments and Agencies

Yobe News

Learn more about Yobe State Government online via our social media handles

Government officials you can follow

Commissioner of Home Affairs, Information and Culture

Director General Press and Media Affairs to H.E Gov. Buni

Investing in the People of Yobe


Yobe is being invested in by Governor Buni's economic strategy, which includes things like lowering family expenses and improving our infrastructure.

Natural Resources

Yobe State's abundant natural resources include millet, sorghum, wheat, groundnuts, gum arabic, and sesame seeds.

"We are committed to providing transparent, efficient and effective government services to our citizens"
- Gov. Buni

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