Born into a poor family on the 27th day of October in Gulak, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri enrolled into central primary school Gulak 1975-1981.
As at that time, western education wasn’t an envy to a lot of families but that didn’t stop him from acquiring both western and Islamic education.
He attended Government Day Secondary School Gulak 1981-1986.
In his quest for more knowledge, he attended the prestigious University of Maiduguri where he obtained a B.A Hons in History in 1992 and went for his National Youth Service Corps in 1993 where he served the nation diligently.
His hunger for more knowledge drove him to acquire a Post Graduate Diploma in Policy and Strategic Study in 2004 from the University of Maiduguri.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri who is fluent in 4 different languages (English, Marghi, Hausa and Fulani) was among the best students in the University of Maiduguri.
He is known for his charisma, boldness, boundless optimism and an insatiable thirst for success, proven ability in taking incisive managerial decision and strong leadership personality.
After joining politics, he contested and won the state assembly election and became the minority whip 2007-2001.
Deputy Speaker 8 February – 6 June 201, Majority Leader June – December 2011, because of his leadership qualities he was elected Speaker of the House of Assembly in 2014 and now the elected Governor of Adamawa State.
He is happily married to Haj. Lami Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and they are blessed with 4 amazing children.