Mr. Abubakar Michika, was born in 1941, he was the first civilian governor of Adamawa State, from January 2, 1992 to November 17, 1993.
He was a member of the then governing National Republican Convention (NRC) in the state.
He worked with the British Bank of West Africa from 1966, then John Holt Company before joining the politics.
He was born in Michika, headquarters of the Michika Local Government Area in Adamawa where he did his primary school before moving on to Yola Middle School (now known as the General Murtala Mohammed College Yola) for his secondary education.
He had four wives and is a father to 38 children – 17 boys and 21 girls – 99 grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
The first civilian governor of Adamawa State, Abubakar Michika, who has been in coma for several days at a Federal Medical Centre in Yola, died on Saturday, 10th march, 2018 at the age of 77.
It was reported earlier by some media houses that one of his sons, Hafiz Saleh Michika, had been complaining to the state authorities that his father needed to go for medical check-up. He said the state government had also refused to pay his pension.