Born on the 1 st of January 1963 in Hyera of Hawul LGA Borno State. Yusuf Abdullahi Kida
attended Kida Primary School between 1974-1979 where he obtained his first school leaving
certificate and obtained his General Certificate of Education in 1984 from Government Secondary
School Biu. He later moved to Kaduna State for his National Diploma and Higher Diploma both in
Estate Management in 1995 and 2001 respectively, both from Kaduna Polytechnic. In 2015 he
became an Associate Member of Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers he got his
membership from the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers. In 2016, he became a
registered member of Estate Surveyors and Valuer from the Estate Surveyors and Valuers
Registration Board of Nigeria.
Kida started a career path with Ministry of Lands and Survey now Borno Geographic Information
Services from 24th December 1985 to Date. He has worked tirelessly, learning, exploring with
perseverance to reach the peak of his current achievement. He started as an Assistant Estate from
1985-1986 at the Revenue Officer Headquarters. From 1986-1990 he was the Estate Officer. He was
promoted as the Higher Estate officer from 1990-1993 and later to a Senior Estate Officer from
1993-1996 at the Revenue Officer Biu Zonal Office. He held the position as the Principal Estate
Officer II from 1996-1999. He was the Principal Estate officer I from 1999 to 2002 at the Revenue
officer Biu Zonal Office. From 2002-2005 he was the Assistant Chief Estate officer, as Zonal land
officer he was in charge of Biu; Bayo, Kwaya, Shani and Hawul local government area. As chief
Estate officer from 2005-2014 in charge of valuation services Borno State. In 2015 he became the
deputy Director Land Administration in charge of Valuation services and the Director Valuation
services in charge of Valuation.
Yusuf Abdullahi Kida hobbies are Reading, Internet Surfing and Traveling. He speaks Bura, Hausa
and English fluently. He is married and blessed with children.