Abuh Yusuf: A Political Icon Whose Giant Strides Improves Living Standard Of Vulnerables In Bauchi State


By Abubakar Muhammadu

No doubt! Five and Quarter (5.250) decades is quite enough for one to be called a matured person that could steer different mantles of leadership, be it economic, social or political. Certainly, the biography of the political messiah, Isah Yusuf Muhammad, otherwise known as Isah Abuh Yusuf can be traced back in 1970, where he was born on the 1st October in Bauchi metropolis. He was enrolled into Kobi Primary School, one of the most popular public primary schools in Bauchi state, from class one to three, and later transferred to Sa’adu Zungur Primary School, where he furthered from class three to six. Abuh Yusuf was later moved to the Government Science Secondary School Toro (G.S.S.S.T) as he finished in the year 1991, he eventually secured an admission at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State.

Unfortunately, due to his medical condition at that time, leaving him with no choice rather than to withdraw the admission. He later in 1993 went to the Kaduna state Polytechnic (KADPOLY), from there, he was opportune to study abroad in Malaysia to be precise, where he studied Islamic Studies at the University of Malaysia. Isah Yusuf Muhammad returned back to Nigeria from 1996 to 1997, as a self-reliant and business owner, Abu Yusuf has diversified his economy as he ventured into Real Estate Management in Abuja, the Nigeria’s Capital and continued with his age long business of supplying engine oil to Sokoto cement company.

Moreover, Abuh Yusuf returned back to Bauchi in 2011, in order to join the game of politics where he vied for the position of Bauchi Local Government Chairman, but unfortunately the ball escaped his possession, thereby taking his leave back to Abuja (FCT) and continued with his endeavors of business.  

Furthermore, Isah Yusuf’s real political journey has kicked started in 2015, when he returned to his aboriginal state again for the first-time to run for Bauchi Federal House of Representative under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), but was also unsuccessful during the primary election, the political Icon, Abuh Yusuf was later appointed as the Head of Campaign Organisation by the former Bauchi state Governor Barr. Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar in regard of his doggedness and tireless efforts to contribute his own quoter towards the progress and development of his party and the state as a whole. 

After a successful conduct of the free, fair and credible election in 2015 when M.A Abubakar emerged victorious as the amiable Governor of the State, two years later, Isah Yusuf Muhammad was appointed as the Senior Special adviser to the Governor on Political Organizations. 

Moreover, Abuh Yusuf has, apart from his social, economic and political affairs’ experiences – from local, national and international levels – served in various capacities, onetime head of Campaign organization, SSA to Governor on political affairs, also a onetime chairmanship aspirant, having also vied as member to represent Bauchi Federal House of Representatives as well as when he was in diaspora Malaysia, Egypt and many more countries to mention has exposed him to become man of the people, a humanitarian, as a result, he founded a non Governmental organization called (Save Bauchi State Forum) interestingly this initiative is aimed at creating an awareness, educating and enlightening the people, especially the masses in urban and rural areas. 

Additionally, Abuh Yusuf’s impactful strides towards improving the living standards of the people, creating awareness, providing aid especially to destitudes, vulnerables, persons living with disabilities has no boundary but also been extended to reach out to the people with an eye problem (short sight). Indeed in his indefatigable efforts and humanity to the less priviledges, he would implement another lucrative program (Free Eye Treatments) targeting not less than (1,100) one thousand and one hundred masses to benefit from this free eye medical care.

Undoubtedly, the free eye medical outreach would be a laudable initiative by the political Icon, Abuh Yusuf, verily is a step in the right direction which was worthy of emulation to all and sundry. It would come up on the 1st October, 2022, the day to mark his birthday aimed at cushioning the hardship been experiencing by the targeted beneficiaries of short sight or visually impaired persons, which would include free eye treatment, providing them with a medicated eye glasses, among other prerequisite medical requirements based on their eyes’ condition all free of charge. No doubt! it is a wonderful gesture that would be following the earmarked beneficiaries door to door in order to ease their transportation suffering, as any prospective beneficiary can contact the following numbers for more information and enquiries: 08032076069 or 08147282973 

Conclusively, regarding the aforementioned humanity of the giant leader, political icon, pilantrophist, humanitarian and mentor per-excellence as well as organization and initiatives by the Iron man, Isah Yusuf Muhammad popularly called (Isah Abuh Yusuf) are not unconnected with his Social, economic and political experiences gained both locally and nationally who is at 52-years – old is well equipped and eligible if given the mandate to serve with attributes and capacity to run any mantles of leadership given to him. 

Hence, the entire electorates in Bauchi Federal Constituency can now take a right decision to exercise their fundamental rights by voting Isah Yusuf Muhammad (Isah Abuh Yusuf) in the forthcoming coming 2023 General Election under the platform of Zenith labour Party (ZLP) for yet dividends of democracy, who without an iota of doubt can represent his constituents, giving their voiceless voices  and their absentism present. ZLP (Can be called Zeal for Leading the People).

Abubakar Muhammadu, abubakarbukar1995@gmail.com