HRH, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi: The Fourth Successor To Maikarfi Dynasty, Revered New Maigari Of Lokoja


HRH, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi: The Fourth Successor To Maikarfi Dynasty, Revered New Maigari Of Lokoja

 

By Musa Tanimu Nasidi

His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi,the Fourth Maigari of Lokoja,is the senior son of late Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Kabiru Maikarfi 111,Grandson of Late Maigari of Lokoja, Alhaji Yahaya Muhammadu Maikarfi 11, Great-grandson of Muhammadu Maikarfi 1, and head of Maikarfi Dynasty, was born to the families of Late HRH, (Dr) Muhammadu Kabiru Maikarfi 111, and Late Hajiya Ummul-Kulsum Kabir Maikarfi, on Wednesday, December 2nd, 1964 in the Ancient Town of Lokoja, Kogi State.

He started Qur’anic education at the tender age based on the lay down tradition of the royal families and continued pursuing Islamic education at the same time.

His Royal Highness was enrolled in Ma’ahadi Local School Management Board (LSMB) Primary school, Lokoja, 1971-77, where he obtained his first school leaving certificate.

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Gambo, as he’s popularly known,gained admission into the then Government Technical Secondary School, Lokoja,1977-79, before he proceeded to Government Technical Secondary School, New Bussa in then Kwara state ,1979-1982.

In his quest for higher education,he proceeded to Kaduna Polytechnic,1986-89, where he bagged National Diploma (ND) in Mining and Engineering.

In 1992, Kabir went back to his
alma mater, Kaduna Polytechnic,where he obtained Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mining Engineering in 1994. He’s a holder of Certificate In Post Graduate Diploma in Management Sciences.

His working experience as a mining Engineer started with kogi state Ministry of Solid Mineral resources in 2000 where he worked for six years and resigned in 2006, same year( 2006) Kabir gained employment with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Abuja.

Until his appointment as the Maigari of Lokoja, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi, (on the 8th of January,2024) rose to the position of Senior Manager in CAC, headquarters, Abuja.

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Educational Qualifications:

Post Graduate Diploma in Management Science 2005.

Higher National Diploma in Mining Engineering 1994.

National Diploma in Mining Engineering 1989.

Professional Institutions Attended:

Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Abuja. 2013.

Nigerian Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria, Abuja. 2010.

Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Lagos. 2010

Work Experience:

Technical Officer Kogi State Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, Lokoja. 2000-2002.

Senior Technical Officer Kogi State Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, Lokoja. 2003-2004.

Principal Technical Officer Kogi State Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, Lokoja. 2004-2006.

Assistant Manager Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja. 2006-2009.

Deputy Manager,Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja. 2009-2013.

Manager Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja. 2013-2017

Senior Manager Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja. 2018 to Date, 8th January,2024.

Professional Certificates Obtained:

Certificate in High Impact Technical report Writing and Presentation Skills . 10% -14% June, 2019.
Certificate in Cost and Management Accounting June, 2019.

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Certificate in Workplace Diversity and Respect Training October, 2016.

Associate Member of Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria September, 2010.

His Royal Highness has unique status and character, which are so dynamic and appealing that will make you instantly develop respect and love for him. He is ever ready to champion the cause of truth.

His ability to mix freely with people, especially youths,elders,common men among many made him acceptable not only to the indigenes but to non- indigenes inhabitants of Lokoja.

Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir is slow to anger but swift to chide,a fine gentleman,educated and learned both in western and Islamic systems, a born leader and a successful administrator of men, loving and likeable,the delight of Lakwajawa,young and old.

He candidly tells the truth with regards to any issues and always passionate about Lokoja community even before his


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