Nathif Jama: Bio, Age, Career, Education, Wife, Net Worth

Nathif Jama Adam
Nathif Jama Adam, Garissa Governor


Nathif Jama Adam is the current governor of Garissa County following the August 2022 general election. He is also a banker, a writer and a politician.

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10 Quick facts about Nathif Jama Adam

Full name: Nathif Jama Adam

Popular name: Governor Nathif Jama

Date of birth: Unknown

Age: Unknown

Parents: Unknown

Place of birth: Unknown

Nationality: Kenyan

Martial status: Married

Wife: Amina Abdullahi

Children: Five

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Early Life and age of Nathif Jama Adam

Nathif was born and raised in Kenya by his parents. Information on his date, month, year and exact place of birth is not known to the public neither are his parents’ details. The same applies to the information on his siblings.

Educational background of Nathif Adam

Nathif went to the Heriot-Wat University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He also received an MBA in International Trade from the institution. He also holds an Associateship with the UK Chartered Institute of Bankers. Information on his primary or secondary education is unknown.

Career Background of Nathif Jama

He was the head of Shrjah Islamic Bank Investment and international banking division as well as the managing director of the first community bank. He then worked as the senior vice president.

Jama co-founded the first Sukuk investments.

He was elected for the first time as the governor of Garissa County following the 2013 general elections. Nathif also became a member of the Coalition for Reforms Democracy.

In 2014 acting on a petition by two Plaintiffs citing voting irregularities the Court of Appeal issued a directive nullifying the results.

Jama again ran for the governor of Garissa County and won recapturing the seat for the second time in the 2022 general elections.

Corruption allegations on Nathif Adam

A man had petitioned the IEBC and the DCI to investigate the governor’s papers claiming that his papers showed that he graduated with a degree when he was 15 years old which he denied by moving to court seeking to stop the prosecution.

Nathif Jama Wife and Children

Nathif is married to Amina Abdullahi and they are blessed with 5 children. However, information on their children is unknown to the public.

Governor Nathif Net Worth

His Net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be between Ksh.1 Million to Ksh.5 Million

Frequently asked questions about Governor Nathif Adam

Nathif Jama party

Jama is a member of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).

Nathif Jama Adam age

As of 2022, we could not authoritatively ascertain his age as details about his date of birth are unavailable.