Senator Abubakar Mahdi is a consummate administrator, distinguished politician and astute businessman, who demonstrated exceptional integrity in leadership both in corporate and public service.
Senator Mahdi represented the Borno South Senatorial District of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1992 on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and served as Chairman Senate Committee on Commerce and Industry. He was also elected into the Senate in 1999 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and served meritoriously as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Member Senate Committee on Security & Intelligence, Member Senate Committee on Power & Steel and Member Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory. contemporary Borno state politics at the inception of the 4th Republic. He is the Executive Chairman of A. M. Holdings Nigeria Ltd. Senator Mahdi is the current Chairman of, the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) the political platform founded by the late General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua. The platform remains relevant and has continued to contribute in shaping Nigeria’s political landscape till date. He holds the traditional Council and a King Maker.