Director Medical Services

Dr Shuaibu Muhammad Gobir

Sabon Birni town, Sabon Birni local government area of Sokoto State.
September 7th, 1975
Master of Medicine in General Surgery 

Early Life

Dr Muhammadu Shuaibu Gobir was born on September 7th, 1975, in Sabon Birni town, Sabon Birni local government area of Sokoto State.

He Started his primary school at Muhammad Bidda Model Primary School, Arkilla between 1982 and 1987, before proceeding to Government Science College, Zuru now Kebbi State from 1997 to 2004.


Dr Muhammadu Shuaibu Gobir also attended Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto between 1997 and 2004 to obtained his first degree, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS), before proceeding to Univesiti Sains Malaysia for his Master of Medicine in General Surgery in 2014 after completing his Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Science in 2013.

National Youth Service Corps

The 2014 membership of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh started his working experience as House officer in UDUTH between 2004 to 2005, before observing his one year mandatory National service at NYSC General Hospital Enugwu-Uku in Anambra state between 2005 to 2006.


He was also a medical officer, General Hospital Wurno between 2006 to 2007, Medical officer, Specialist Hospital, 2007, Residency Training, Hospital Universiti Sain Malaysia between 2008 to 2013, before becoming a Consultant surgeon, Specialist Hospital between 2014 to 2016.

Dr Gobir, who is currently the Director Medical  Services, Ministry of Health from 2019, also serve as HOD Surgery, Specialist Hospital between 2016 and 2019, was also the Deputy Director Medical Services up to year 2019 before his present position.

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