Mahmud Adam Kambari was born on the 22nd of September 1967 in Kambari,
Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
He attended Tudun Wada Primary School, Potiskum, Yobe State where he
obtained his certificate of Primary Education in 1980, he then proceeded to
Government Day Secondary School, Potiskum, Yobe State where he obtained his General Certificate of Education O’level in 1985. He then proceeded to
University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri where he obtained Bachelor of Science BSc
(Hons) Accountancy, in 1990. He holds a Master of Business Administration
(MBA) in Finance from the University of Maiduguri in the year 1998, before then he also bagged a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Material Management (PGDM) in the year 1996.
He answered the clarion call and served his Fatherland in the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corp at Onwujufo Giwa-Osagie & co (Chartered
Accountants) in Yola Adamawa State in the year 1991-1992.
He then joined the service of the Borno State Government as an Internal Auditor with the Borno Radio Television Corporation, where he rose to the rank of a Chief Accountant from 1992 to 2003 and later Chief Accountant Borno state Pensions Board, from 2003 to 2006. During his stints in the Borno State Civil Service, He was awarded as “The best Accountant in the state for the year 2002” for his contribution to budget performance in the State signed by the Executive Governor.
In the year 2006, He transferred his service to the Federal Civil Service as an
Assistant Chief Accountant (WEF 2003) in the pool of the Accountant General
of the Federation and rose through the ranks to the position of a Director in 2018. During his stints in the Federal Civil Service, he has worked in various MDAs and programs of the Federal government which includes the Federal Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Federal Ministry of Agriculture (IFAD Funded Root and tuber expansion Program), Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Bureau of Public Procurement and the Northeast Development Commission as the pioneer Director of Finance and Accounts. He was also a member of various ADHOC committees which includes FAAC-SUB Committee on adoption of IPSAS in Nigeria.
He is a Fellow Certified National Accountant (FCNA), Fellow Institute of
Industrial and Corporate Administrators of Nigeria (FICA) and Fellow Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) he has attended various Local and International conferences, courses, trainings, and workshops.
He loves reading and traveling. He is happily Married with children