Member ECNBA

He is from Azare in Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State. He had both primary and secondary education in Plateau State and proceeded to the famous School of Basic Studies, Samaru, Zaria. Following his success in the IJMB examinations, he was admitted into the Law Faculty of Ahmadu Bello University, Kongo, Zaria from where he graduated in 1984.
He attended the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island and was called to the Bar in 1985.
He was at Ministry of Justice, Lagos State for NYSC primary assignment and on completion of his youth service, he got employed as a state Counsel in the Ministry of Justice, Bauchi State in 1987.
In November 1987, he was engaged by the then Nigerian Agricultural and Cooperative Bank as a Legal Officer. He served in the Zonal Offices of the Bank Enugu and later rose to become the Head of General Services Section in the Legal Department with responsibility for preparation and vetting of all contract documents involving the Bank. In 1994, he left the Bank as a Manager to take up appointment as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Happy Home Savings and Loans Company Limited.
In March 1995, he established his own law firm which is engaged in full time general legal practice with bias for full-time litigation. As a member of the Bar, he was appointed as Member, Alternate Chairman and Chairman of several committees of the bar, and he acquainted himself very well.
He served as the Chairman of Barnawa Branch of NBA between 2020 - 2022. It is important to state that Abdullahi Yahya, SAN was a member of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Management of some Ministries and Parastatals of Bauchi State which he served between 2007 and 2009 and was Chairman of the Kaduna State Local Government Election Tribunal in 2012.
He has attended several Bar conferences, Courses and seminars which contributed in no small measure to the success of his Private Practice that culminated into his admission into the inner in 2020. He is married with children.