His Royal Highness Alhaji (Dr) YAhaya Abubakar CFR
Started his educational pursuits from 1957 through 1972.
In June 1973, he joined the Nigerian Defense Academy [NDA], Kaduna for Officer Cadet
Training with Course 14th Regular and got commissioned into the Nigerian Army with the
rank of 2nd Lieutenant on 13th December 1975. Having been posted to the Armored
Corps of the Nigerian Army on commission, he attended several professional courses both
within and outside Nigeria. He also held various appointments at Command, staff and
instructional levels in the Nigerian Army.
He is the current Chairman, Coordinating Committee, National Council of Traditional Rulers
of Nigeria, Chancellor, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo Stae and Chancellor, Obafemi
Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, Osun State.