Dr. Shehu Mahmud Usman Ahmed

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja



i.       PhD Transport Planning and Management University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom

ii.     Master of Urban and Regional Planning (Transport) University of Ibadan

iii.   B.Sc (Hons) Geography, University of Maiduguri

iv.   National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

v.     West African School Certificate (WASC), Government Secondary School, Numa

vi.   First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC), Gombi 1, Primary School, Gombi, Adamawa State

– 1994

– 1988

– 1982

– 1982/83

– 1977


– 1972

i.   Fellow Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria

ii. Member Chartered Institute of Transport, London

iii. Member Nigerian Institute of Town Planners

– 2014

– 1994

– 1992

i.   Ministry of Land and Survey, Yola

Town Planning Officer II

Town Planning Officer I

ii. Ministry of Works and Transport, Yola

Senior Town Planning Officer

Principal Town Planning Officer

Assistant Chief Town Officer

iii. Federal Urban Mass Transport Agency, Abuja

Chief Operations Officer

Assistant Director (Operations)

iv. Federal Civil Service

Assistant Director (Federal Ministry of Transport)

Deputy Director (Federal Ministry of Transport)

Director, Office of the Permanent Secretary (Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing

and Urban Development (Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation)

Permanent Secretary (Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development)


– 1983-86

– 1986-88


– 1988-91

– 1991-93

– 1993-94


– 1994-98

– 1998-03


– 2003-2005

– 2006-2010

– 2010-2013

– 2013-2015

– 2015

Football, Badminton, Table Tennis, Swimming, Lawn Tennis and Travelling