Sen. Mohammed Magoro


A 1982 Graduate of the prestigious United States Army War College; Senator Major-General Mohammed Magoro (rtd) was the immediate past Senator representing Kebbi-South Senatorial District in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He has served with distinction as Federal Commissioner for Transport (1976-1978), Minister of Internal Affairs (1984-1985), and Chairman National Maritime Authority (1987-1991), and is a member of several Senate Committees, amongst which he serves as Chairman, Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence.

The Distinguished Senator is extensively travelled and has held various Military Commands and appointments; Commandant, Nigerian Army School of Infantry (1982-1983), and Commander Brigade of Guards (1979-1981) and has been honoured with numerous National Awards and Medals such as Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), Royalty, Courage and Discipline Medal, and the National Service Medal to name a few.

Senator Major-General Mohammed Magoro (rtd) has written many papers; one of which is the Title: Command and Contemporary Strategies – Mao-Tse-Tung that is still being referred to at the United States Army War College. He is happily married with children